Issue #75 / Feb 2007
Cover Theme: OpenDocument Unfolded
DVD: openSUSE 10.2
NEWS: RETRIBUTIONWAREDear Linux Magazine Reader, Despite all the talk of alleged patent infringement issues with Linux, no one seems to h......
NEWS: LINUX WORLD NEWSA DISTRO FOR NEPALI SPEAKERS CREATIVE COMPUTING IN TAIWAN OPEN SOURCE CELEBRATIONS IN QUEBEC...
NEWS: ZACK'S KERNEL NEWSHard Core Filesystem Tests New Non-Journaling Filesystem, SpadFS Peace-Forking util-linux Promise O......
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COVER STORY: ODF CompatibilityOpen Document Format in practice
What happens when you feed an ODT document created with OpenOffice to a word processor like AbiWord, KWord, or Writely? Read on to find out.
COVER STORY: ODF Add-inThe Open Document Add-in for Microsoft Office
With a little help from the ODF plugin, Microsoft Office can open up documents saved in the free Open Document format. A short test reveals just how well it works.
COVER STORY: Office SuitesA tour of OpenOffice alternatives
If OpenOffice is too fat and feature-rich for your taste, try one of the office alternatives. We found much to like and much to wish for when we put six office suites to the test.
COVER STORY: Web-based Office ToolsOnline office suites
A mobile office without a laptop? No problem – a new generation of web applications converts your browser into a word processor or spreadsheet.
REVIEWS: BooksIn Search of Stupidity: Over 20 Years of High-Tech Marketing Disasters, 2nd ed. DNS and BIND, 5th Edition Implementi......
REVIEWS: Fedora Core 6Fedora Core 6 Test Drive
See what’s new in Fedora Core 6 – the latest release of the Red Hat-based Fedora project.
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.