IBM declared in a new corporate policy that it was establishing new IT standards and redefining its ties with the International Standards Organization (ISO). If developing countries want to develop their own standards, IBM is willing to support them. Ramifications are clear regarding the turbulent debate around acceptance of Microsoft's Open Office XML (OOXML) data format.more »
The OpenOffice project has taken the next step toward version 3.0 of its free office package by publishing release candidate 2 (RC 2)more »
After some stops and starts, the first release candidate for Open Office 3.0 is finally ready; after some discussions the project team decided today to go for a second try.more »
Workspace: OpenOffice.org Bookmarks How to bookmark anything in OpenOffice.orgAug 31, 2008
Learn how to bookmark OpenOffice.org documents with the Bookmarks Menu extension or create your own bookmarking tool.more »
This month we look at Seagate hard drive announcements; Mandriva's Gdium netbook; new Red Hat solutions; JasperForge v2; AMD Linux drivers; and Gnome Linux on Garmin's Nuvi 880, 860, and 5000 navigation devices.more »
Workspace: Digital Signatures Digital signatures for documents and emailJul 15, 2008
We'll show you the free and easy way to set up digital signatures for office documents and email.more »
The Open Office project has just released version 3 of the free office package.more »
Web-based Office Tools Online office suitesJul 11, 2008
A mobile office without a laptop? No problem – a new generation of web applications converts your browser into a word processor or spreadsheet.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.