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LibreOffice 3.3: Hands-On With the Free Office Suite

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LibO The LibreOffice project came about late in 2010 when it became increasingly uncertain what Oracle's intentions were for, which it acquired after purchasing Sun.

Five things I love about LibreOffice 3.3

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  • Five things I love about LibreOffice 3.3
  • LibreOffice 3.3 Suite Advances (Slideshow)
  • LibreOffice - A beginning

Oracle, LibreOffice: ideally a co-opetition, not competition

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OOo Choice is great. It’s one of the key selling points of open source — a guarantee that no one company can monopolize a software category, at least illegally.

The Document Foundation Unleashes First LibreOffice Release

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LibO Today The Document Foundation enthusiatically announced LibreOffice 3.3, the first release of their community developed fork. They cite the growth in the number of volunteer developers as the key to releasing ahead of schedule. Contrary to earlier reports stating no new features, today's press release reveals "a number of new and original features."

Also: How to install LibreOffice 3.3 on Linux

LibreOffice 3.3 Release Candidate 4 available

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LibO The Document Foundation is happy to announce the fourth release candidate of LibreOffice 3.3.

First LibreOffice Stable Release Nears: What Now?

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LibO LibreOffice’s first release is near, but what comes next? It’s time for LibreOffice to distinguish itself as more than a clone of Microsoft Office or and LibreOffice Release Candidates Duke It Out

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OOo Oracle-owned and independent LibreOffice are both nearing their freely available 3.3.0 versions and show their wares with recent release candidates.

LibreOffice 3.3 Release Candidate 3 available

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LibO The Document Foundation is happy to announce the third release candidate of LibreOffice 3.3.

Will Microsoft Remove DOC Format Support?

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OSS I noticed a curious argument in Jonathan Corbet’s LWN article “Supporting OOXML in LibreOffice” (behind a pay wall). Why should we support OOXML?

LibreOffice – The Likely Future of OpenOffice

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LibO The Document Foundation will soon release LibreOffice, a community-based fork of OpenOffice which has already received backing from the likes of Canonical, Red Hat, and Google. While the final release is not yet available, we can get our hands on the release candidate which should tell us what kind of changes we’re in for.

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