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City of Munich: "Migration to sustainable desktop completed successfully"

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Munich is now using a unified desktop system, Limux, its own distribution based on Ubuntu GNU/Linux on 14,000 of its total 15,000 desktops, spread over 51 offices across the city. That is 2,000 more than it's intended goal of using Limux on 80 % of its desktops.

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Why Is Google Not Supporting The Open Document Formats?

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Bhartiya writes: For ages I have been convincing people to switch from close source to open source, from Microsoft Office to LibreOffice. I have been telling people to ditch the controversial docx format and adopt .odt only to find myself in an embarrassing situation, thanks to Google.

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Seven Reasons for Choosing LibreOffice over Microsoft Office

http://blog.worldlabel.com

LibreOffice is free for the download, and you can install it on as many different machines as you choose. But a free price and a free license aren’t much good if the software doesn’t have the features you want. Happily, that’s usually not a concern with LibreOffice

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Mail Merge Address Labels in the Excellent Free LibreOffice

http://blog.worldlabel.com

We’re going to tackle mail merge. Mail merge is a powerful, time-saving word processor feature for addressing mass-mailings and form letters. It’s easy but a little weird in LibreOffice, so follow along and learn how to be a mail merge guru.

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LibreOffice Developer Community Increasingly Robust

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LibreOffice, the community-driven fork of OpenOffice, appears to have a very healthy and growing group of code contributors. The Document Foundation has published new stats that portray the climbing rates of developer involvement both in terms of numbers of people and numbers of code commits.

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Create Fancy Address Labels with LibreOffice.org

http://blog.worldlabel.com

There are something like a squillion and one different Avery® and Avery-compatible address labels you can buy, and with the open source LibreOffice productivity suite you can easily create your own custom fancy return address labels.

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LibreOffice extensions and templates site now live

http://www.h-online.com

Following a six-week public beta, The Document Foundation (TDF) has announced that the project's new extensions and templates repositories for LibreOffice are now online.

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LibreOffice reaches it first birthday

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In this first year, the Document Foundation has attracted more developers with commits than the OpenOffice project did in its first decade.

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Public beta for LibreOffice extensions repository

http://www.h-online.com

The repositories themselves are based on Plone and allow users to search by keyword, category, LibreOffice version and sort on highest rating, most downloaded, newest or recently updated.

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25,000 Danish hospital staff to move to LibreOffice

http://www.h-online.com

A group of thirteen Copenhagen hospitals and their almost 25,000 workers will, over the next year, move to using LibreOffice, the community maintained and developed fork of the OpenOffice.org office suite.

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TLWIR 12: Libreoffice 3.4.2, NASA, and the Asus X101

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This week’s edition of The Linux Week in Review maintains a focus on one of the core principles of success: keeping it simple and stupid. Every situation does not call for us to have a PhD in computer science, or Bill Gates’ bank account. Often times, simple is better. Libreoffice can perform what most businesses need at a great price: free.

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LibreOffice 3.4.2 is "enterprise ready"

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Vignoli says that 3.4.2 is the result of the "combined activity of 300 contributors having made more than 23,000 commits, with the addition, deletion or modification of around five million lines of code".

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Debian moves to LibreOffice

http://www.debian.org

The Debian project is proud to announce that the transition from OpenOffice.org to LibreOffice has now been completed. LibreOffice has already been available for "testing" and "unstable" since March and has now been backported to Debian 6.0 "Squeeze", too.

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The Decline and Fall of OpenOffice.org

http://www.linux-magazine.com

LibreOffice will be both months ahead of OpenOffice.org, and able to borrow OpenOffice.org code, and OpenOffice.org behind and unable to borrow LibreOffice code.

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FSF: Statement on OpenOffice.org's move to Apache

http://www.fsf.org

When OpenOffice.org moves to a non-copyleft license, there's a ready replacement for people who want a productivity suite that does more to protect their freedom: LibreOffice.

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