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LibreOffice

Who Contributes the Most to LibreOffice?

Cedric Bosdonnat has been tracking contributions to LibreOffice since its announced fork from OpenOffice.org. He uses Git Data Miner to gleen results from the main branch of LibreOffice Git repositories. Git Data Miner is more commonly known as the tool used by Jonathan Corbet in his periodic kernel code reports. more>>

LibreOffice

Does The Document Foundation Support OOXML?

Soon after the release of LibreOffice 3.3, the Steering Committee posted their position on OOXML support in LibreOffice. Some of those that have tested the LibreOffice office suite knows that they can open and save in Microsoft Office formats. So, The Document Foundation supports OOXML then? Well, no, not really. more>>

openSUSE

Has the Novell Deal Hampered openSUSE?

Whether it was the uncertainty of openSUSE's future or in spite of it, there seems to have been a fire lit under openSUSE lately. On several fronts, the often once controversial project has kicked into high gear. more>>

Markus Rex at LinuxCon 2010

Novell and Markus Rex: Reinventing An Empire

In the 1990's Novell's NetWare dominated the networking industry with over 70% of the global market share. Their technical certifications were the industry's gold standard and offered titles such as Certified Novell Engineer, Master Certified Novell Engineer, Certified Novell Directory Engineer, and Novell Administrator. more>>

Novell Offers SUSE Service Pack for Enterprise Customers

Each of us has our own particular reason for using Linux, whether it's for the freedom, the features, the fascination, or the geek factor. For enterprise users, the reasons to choose Linux include stability, scalability, specialization, and support — and the option to stay on their current systems for as long as possible. more>>

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