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Microsoft posts video of customers criticizing OpenOffice

http://arstechnica.com

Warnings ! no objectivity there. Instead of simply listing what it believes to be the advantages of Microsoft Office over the open source OpenOffice.org productivity suite, Microsoft has compiled comments from 15 customers who switched to Office after evaluating OpenOffice. The result: this video recently posted to the company's officevideos YouTube channel, which we've embedded below.

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Strong support for the first week of The Document Foundation

http://www.documentfoundation.org

The Internet, October 6, 2010 -- One full week has gone by since the announcement of The Document Foundation, and we would like to share some numbers with the people who have decided to follow us since the first day. The beta of LibreOffice has been downloaded over 80.000 times.

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The OpenOffice fork is officially here

http://blogs.computerworld.com

It's not that Oracle wishes ill of The Document Foundation and its take on OpenOffice, LibreOffice. Oracle just isn't going to be having anything to do with it.

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Bulk conversion of documents using OpenOffice and Unoconv

http://bit.ly

A simple tutorial on mass conversion of documents using Openoffice and Unoconv. Also shows how to start OpenOffice in headless mode.

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Generating labels and business cards in OpenOffice.org

http://blog.worldlabel.com

Despite the fact that open source has specialty label-and-business-card programs, most users are going to continue to create their documents in the word processor they feel most comfortable with like OpenOffice.org Writer.

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OpenOffice goes GStreamer on Linux and Unix

http://www.h-online.com

The OpenOffice.org Project developers have announced that future Linux and Unix versions of their open source office suite will use the popular GStreamer multimedia framework for audio and video content playback.

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OpenOffice.org's Community Council responds to the FSF

http://www.openoffice.org

"OpenOffice.org is one of the most popular products of the FOSS (Free/Open Source) community, and for many millions of people it is their first experience of FOSS. Key to OpenOffice.org's success has been its ability to compete openly and freely with competitors on any platform, and demonstrate that FOSS is a better choice..."

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Microsoft's Bing has banned Openoffice??

http://www.katonda.com

Microsoft Bing has many flaws, but this one seems to be the most outrageous one. If you try to search for OpenOffice on Bing, it will not show you the actual OpenOffice.org website but will show pages from random websites like OpenOffice.com or other non-OpenOffice.org websites.

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How To Install OpenOffice 3.2 In Ubuntu

http://www.webupd8.org

Before proceeding to the OpenOffice 3.2 installation (from its website), please note that there are quite a few differences between this version of OpenOffice.org and the OpenOffice.org version from the Ubuntu repositories!

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Ubuntu Now Calls Google Docs the Standard

http://www.thechromesource.com

Ever used OpenOffice? I remember submitting a document once using the open format, only to find that the person I sent it to could not open it in Microsoft Word.

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Denmark ditches Microsoft and goes with ODF

http://www.theregister.co.uk

The Danish Parliament has agreed to ditch some Microsoft-based software in favour of the ODF standard from April next year. The decision to axe Microsoft’s Office document formats won cross-party support.

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A sneak preview of new OpenOffice 3.2

http://linuxcrunch.com

The last developer milestone ( DEV300m60) of OpenOffice.org has been released. The next version of OpenOffice.org 3.2 has more than 42 features and 167 enhancements . The final version is expected to be available at the end of November 2009.

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Howto: OpenOffice Thumbnails in Nautilus

http://webupd8.blogspot.com

Nautilus (the GNOME file manager) is able to display thumbnails for several file types: images, video, audio (holding you mouse over a sound file for a few second), text, pdf, etc.

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A Collection of 25 of the Best OpenOffice Extensions

http://www.zyxware.com

OpenOffice arguably has always been the flag bearer of Open Source movement. It is basically an office suite with a number of functionality enhancing extensions. Here is my take on the best of OpenOffice extensions.

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The EU Parliament still sticks with Microsoft. Here's why.

http://www.stefanoforenza.com

The EU made public the study than bought them to stick with Windows and Office rather than Free software. It has been pretty hard to get the EU to release document (pdf).

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