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LibreOffice 3.3 RC2 is available!

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LibreOffice3.3 RC2 has been released, this release comes with some improvements and bugfixes.

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Michael Meeks talks about LibreOffice and the Document Foundation

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A group of OpenOffice.org developers has announced the creation of an independent foundation - called the Document Foundation - to guide the further development of the office suite, which is provisionally named LibreOffice. At the heart of this effort is longtime OpenOffice.org developer Michael Meeks.

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LibreOffice: What's in it for the users?

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The announcement is more about the Document Foundation than the software. The foundation is a wake up call for Oracle, which continues to rub the community on the wrong side.

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LibreOffice - A fresh page for OpenOffice

http://www.h-online.com

LibreOffice will be uncompromisingly free software, and as one developer observes, "it is hard to think of anyone of any note in the community that isn't involved," including developers from Red Hat and Debian. The hope is that OpenOffice / Libreoffice "will go where people want it to go, because it hasn't been going where people want it to.

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LibreOffice - a community fork for OpenOffice.org

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The Document Foundation is a newly founded organisation with a mission: to make an office suite available as truly free software, developed within the wider community. Supported by companies like Google, Novell and Red Hat, the Foundation has forked the Oracle-owned OpenOffice software and created LibreOffice.

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Novell De-emphasises OpenOffice.org and Emphasises Mono Trojan Horses Instead

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Banshee, which Microsoft may be entitled to demand money for after an explicit warning, is being promoted by new employees of Novell, whereas other projects no longer receive much support

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Microsoft is Said to Have Had an Anti-OpenOffice.org Seminar on Monday

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The Microsoft camp is attacking Oracle's OpenOffice.org (OOOo) while pretending that Oracle is an "evil empire" (whereas Microsoft "loves" open source)

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OpenOffice at the crossroads

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OpenOffice.org is a flagship for free and open source software and a success by most measurements, but there have long been murmurings of discontent among developers. In this feature Richard Hillesley discusses the issues with Michael Meeks who works as an OpenOffice.org developer at Novell

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OpenOffice.org Passes 150 Million Downloads

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OpenOffice.org surpassed 150 million downloads, 30 million of which came from the 3.2.0 release earlier this year.

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OpenOffice 3.2.1 fixes bugs, updates logo

http://www.openoffice.org

The OpenOffice.org development team have issued the first point update to the 3.2.x branch of their open source office suite, addressing a number of bugs and security issues, while also updating the OpenOffice logo

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Beware of Proprietary Drift

http://ebb.org

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) announced yesterday a campaign to collect a clear list of OpenOffice.Org extensions that are FaiF, to convince the OO.o Community Council to list only FaiF extensions, and to find those extensions that are proprietary software, so that OO.o extension developers can focus of their efforts on writing replacements under a software-freedom-respecting license.

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Oracle start charging for Sun's Office ODF plug-in

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Oracle have begun to charge for the ODF Plugin, originally supplied by Sun as a closed source but free download plug-in for Microsoft Office

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9 More OpenOffice Extensions

http://maketecheasier.com

I tend to use OpenOffice if I am on my netbook and not connected to the internet. I can use the word processor to write and not be tempted to go on Twitter or use Stumbleupon to find random sites. At first, I didn’t realize you could use extensions; once I found that out, I was hooked.

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Is Oracle Quietly Killing OpenOffice?

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Many are wondering what is going to happen to the many Sun projects, with the Java stream being probably the only thing not in some cloud of possible excision from living efforts.

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Optimise OpenOffice.org

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OpenOffice.org is the greatest open source alternative to Microsoft’s Office suite. Over the years OpenOffice has evolved to become much more than just an alternative to MS Office however. Let’s look at some hacks that will allow you to become more of a power user of OpenOffice, enabling you to be more productive with the software.

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