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June 19, 2011  1:38 PM

Import PDFs with Open Office extensions and more

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
extensions, Open source, OpenOffice

So I bought a new machine last week to add to my Ubuntu Linux, Windows 7, Apple OS X plus mobile devices cross-platform collection. It was a 27-inch iMac if you have an interest.

The interesting part of this tale is not my new machine, but what I put on it. Being fresh out of spending...

June 2, 2011  11:52 AM

IBM to contribute to OpenOffice.org

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
IBM, Open source, OpenOffice

Continuing what it likes to describe as its "long-standing commitment to open source," IBM has this week confirmed that it will now take an active role in the new OpenOffice.org code base submitted to The Apache Software Foundation Incubator. IBM and open source you say? Should that be...


April 17, 2011  11:49 AM

Openoffice.org regains community-based pedigree

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, libreoffice, Open source, OpenOffice, Oracle

In something of a victory for purists devoted to the contribution model of application development, OpenOffice.org has regained its status as a purely community-based open-source project as Oracle drops its commercial version of the productivity suite. After acquiring OpenOffice when Oracle...


January 6, 2011  10:06 AM

Ubuntu drops OpenOffice for v11.04 in favour of LibreOffice

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
libreoffice, OpenOffice, Oracle, Ubuntu

The Ubuntu developer team have said that Oracle's OpenOffice (OOo) productivity suite of applications will not feature in the forthcoming Ubuntu 11.04 version still currently codenamed Natty Narwhal.

Ubuntu developer Matthias Klose used the official community mailing list this week to...


August 31, 2010  9:09 AM

OpenOffice 3.3 moves closer to Microsoft Office look & feel

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, Microsoft, office, OpenOffice, PowerPoint, suite

If you've been following the OpenOffice updates programme then you'll know that the beta of the 3.3 version is now with us and the release candidate is expected...


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