Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

New LibreOffice Version Offers Fresh Take

Filed under
LibO

Potential LibreOffice adopters should consider possible downsides, urged king. With more than two decades into the "revolution" sparked by Linux and open source solutions, LibreOffice still constitutes a small fraction of the productivity applications and tools market.

Would that be the case if these offerings really were superior? Adopting any new platform requires retraining, and that includes LibreOffice, he said. Most employees arrive knowing at least the rudiments of Word and other Microsoft apps.

Plus, to its credit, Microsoft has addressed many user complaints and Office 365 makes it cheaper and easier to use the company's solutions than ever before, added King.

"So companies have to sort out why they are considering LibreOffice," he suggested, to determine "what potential benefits are actually achievable and whether leaving behind a longtime market leading solution (Office) really makes sense."

Read more

More in Tux Machines

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story Android Leftovers Rianne Schestowitz 15/10/2018 - 8:47pm
Story Chrome OS Stable Channel Gets Linux Apps Rianne Schestowitz 15/10/2018 - 8:37pm
Story KDE: Supporting KDE via AmazonSmile, Krita Fundraiser, Qt-Related Hirings, KDE Project Funding Roy Schestowitz 3 15/10/2018 - 3:54pm
Story Games Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 15/10/2018 - 3:26pm
Story Windows 10 October 2018 Update Performance Against Ubuntu 18.10, Fedora 29 Rianne Schestowitz 15/10/2018 - 3:16pm
Story Android Leftovers Rianne Schestowitz 15/10/2018 - 3:09pm
Story Release of KDE Frameworks 5.51.0 Rianne Schestowitz 15/10/2018 - 2:57pm
Story Linux 4.19-rc8 Rianne Schestowitz 15/10/2018 - 2:52pm
Story Kali Linux for Vagrant: Hands-on Rianne Schestowitz 15/10/2018 - 2:49pm
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 15/10/2018 - 7:13am