Security researchers Secunia have discovered a vulnerability in StarOffice that gives attackers the ability to execute arbitrary code. The developers of the free counterpart, OpenOffice, removed the problem last week.more »
Version 1.1 of Sun Microsystems' ODF Plugin for Microsoft’s Office suite now includes a multi-language package. A new version of the OpenXML-ODF Translator is now available for downloading from Sourceforge.more »
The latest version of the office suite, version 2.3.1, removes bugs and closes vulnerabilities.more »
Workspace: OpenOffice.org Extensions Expand OpenOffice.org with extensionsNov 28, 2007
Similar to Firefox, you can add new features to OpenOffice.org by installing extensions. We’ll take a closer look at a few must-have extensions.more »
PDF Readers Adobe Reader 8.1 vs. Xpdf and EvinceNov 28, 2007
The creator of the PDF format, Adobe, has released Adobe Reader 8.1. Does the proprietary display program offer more than free software alternatives Xpdf and Evince?more »
Email Suites KMail, Evolution, Thunderbird, and Claws MailNov 28, 2007
We examine the strengths and weaknesses of four popular mail clients: KMail, Evolution, Thunderbird, and Claws Mail.more »
The Initiative Forum Open Language Tools (FOLT), which develops software for translators has published initial results.more »
Version 2.3 of the French OOO-HG project recently presented a free map collection for Open Office. The 30MB collection, which was released under a Creative Commons license, comprises graphics that Open Office users can easily embed as documents in the gallery of the free office program.more »
New release marks the arrival of AMD’s unified driver strategy.
A new study by IDC charts big changes in the big hardware market.
Azure CTO says Redmond has already considered the unthinkable.
Lead developer quells rumors that the Debian version is slated for center stage.
MSBuild is now just another GitHub project as Redmond continues its path to the light.
Malware could pass data and commands between disconnected computers without leaving a trace on the network.
New rules emphasize collegiality in coding.
Upstart lands in the dust bin as a new era begins for Linux.
HP's annual Cyber Risk report offers a bleak look at the state of IT.
But what do the big numbers really mean?