The Danish Competition Authority has conducted a market analysis of office software so as to give governmental agencies recommendations for public purchases. The results are a definite "live and let live" between the competing standards ODF and OOXML.more »
On August 11, a court in Texas banned the sale of Microsoft Word in the US due to a patent lawsuit, concerning XML features, brought by the Canadian company i4i.more »
The Fraunhofer Institute has published a whitepaper on the interoperability of Office Open XML (OOXML) and the Open Document Format (ODF). Microsoft had a hand in its development.more »
The portable version of the OpenOffice suite is now available in version 3.1.more »
Ebook Readers Ebook readers for the Linux desktopJul 01, 2009
A netbook and a good ebook reader are all you need to mine the wealth of free ebooks glimmering from the depths of the web.more »
Mozilla Weave Browser synchronization and more with Mozilla WeaveJul 01, 2009
Mozilla Weave for Firefox synchronizes your critical browsing information between multiple machines.more »
Workspace: Reminders and Microblogs Managing reminders and microblogs in OpenOfficeJul 01, 2009
If you spend a lot of time in OpenOffice, you can use it to remind you of deadlines or to update your microblog.more »
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.