The Apache Software Foundation considers retiring OpenOfficemore »
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 »
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.
A major setback for the Linux desktop.
Improved support for GPU in virtualization.
News site for the openSUSE community falls victim to a Wordpress exploit.
The source code is available online.