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Write a Novel with Open Source Tools

First Draft

09.07.2019

If you are looking for an open source tool to help you write your next novel, bibisco, ManusKript, and Plume Creator can help you get started.

Making PDFs More Secure in LibreOffice Writer

PDF Security

11.06.2019

Depending on your needs, LibreOffice Writer offers varying degrees of security for PDFs.

Ebooks Almost from Scratch

Makeshift ebook tool chain

28.05.2019

While no single tool for ebook creation exists, you can combine LibreOffice, Calibre, and some manual editing of CSS tags to produce your own ebook.

PDF Types in LibreOffice

Custom Export

13.02.2019

With LibreOffice, you can customize the way you export PDFs.

Open Source Tools for Writers

REVIEWS: The Writer's Toolbox free

Purifying your scanned PDF files

IN-DEPTH: New View free

EncryptPad is a handy text editor with encryption

IN-DEPTH: Secure Writer free

LibreOffice Writer Versus LaTeX

Different Means to a Similar End

25.07.2018

LibreOffice Writer and LaTeX both have their strengths and weaknesses, but at the end of the day they both produce high quality results.

Choosing an Ebook Manager

Buka, Calibre, and Lucidor

29.05.2018

When it comes to organizing your online reading materials, the three main contenders on Linux are Buka, Calibre, and Lucidor. Read on to find out which one is right for you.

Working Around Template Limitations

LibreOffice Writer

26.03.2018

If you are looking to change or combine templates in LibreOffice, there three workarounds can help you accomplish the task.

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