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 »
Gscan2pdf Electronic document archives with gscan2pdfOct 31, 2007
Many scanner tools confuse users with functional overkill. The clear-cut gscan2pdf scanning aid gives users a simple approach to converting existing paper documents into space-saving PDF files.more »
The OpenDocument Format Alliance (ODF Alliance) today reported world wide growth in software applications implementing support for ODF in their products.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.