Subverting LibreOffice Impress for Better Slide Shows Resisting the Lure of Bullet Point PresentationsAug 24, 2016
Every hour of the work day, hundreds of presenters begin a slide show – and, as the presenters begin to drone, thousands of listeners lean back and do their best to stay awake and not look bored. Just as many users of word processors fail to learn how to use them properly, very few presenters ever learn a way to create a slide that holds an audience’s interest or conveys information successfully.more »
How Free Software Got Its Fonts A History of Open Source FontsJun 14, 2016
With the advent of free software for non-programmers, users ran into a licensing dilemma in a world of proprietary fonts.more »
Krita: Coming Attractions Krita 3.0May 17, 2016
Krita, a free sketching and painting program, has new features and improvements in version 3.0.more »
Conditional Formatting in LibreOffice Spreadsheets Conditional FormattingNov 03, 2015
Integrate graphical information beside the data it represents with conditional formatting and sparklines.
One Document for Multiple Uses Single Sourcing in LibreOffice WriterAug 11, 2015
With a little planning and a few LibreOffice tricks, you can create one document that contains text customized for various end users.more »
Setting Type in LibreOffice Typography of LibreOffice WriterMay 19, 2015
LibreOffice Writer is a serviceable desktop publisher with more typography features than most users imagine.more »
Building LibreOffice Online LOOL brings online document editing and viewingApr 08, 2015
Collabora and Ice Warp team up to create LibreOffice Online (LOOL) for online and collaborative document creation and viewing.more »
Calligra Suite Calligra Redefines the Office SuiteFeb 10, 2015
Calligra Suite goes beyond the standard four or five office suite programs by offering a range of applications for desktop and mobile computers.more »
Linux Foundation's big event celebrates the 25th anniversary of Linux
Linux has evolved from a “won’t be a professional” project to one of the most professional software projects in the history of computers.
Competitors get in the game with RHEL without Red Hat
Security researchers have already notified Microsoft; some fixes are available
The company is collaborating with Google and Intel to use Kubernetes as an engine for Fuel
Customers can take a free test drive of SLES for HPC on the Azure Cloud
San Francisco-based chip company announces their first fully open source chip platform.
The whole distro gets rebuilt on glibc 2.3
Ubuntu Vendor tries to solve app packaging and distribution problem across distributions.