Desktop Linux Archive

16 Jul 2012

Presenting LibreOffice

During the second half of 2012 I will travel quite a lot to speak about The Document Foundation and LibreOffice: – During the second half of August I will visit the Association of Greek Users and Friends
27 Apr 2012

Precise Pangolin has arrived

Today, a Precise Pangolin has landed on my desktop. It looks like it has landed on many other desktops, as the connection to Ubuntu servers has been quite slow during all day. I have installed the system,
13 Dec 2010

Jolicloud 1.1

Jolicloud 1.1 has just arrived, and is a nice upgrade to the previous version. The operating system now works on every PC and not just on netbooks, although – in my opinion – is really worth a
6 Oct 2010

Numbers @ The Document Foundation

Strong support for the first week of The Document Foundation The Internet, October 6, 2010 – One full week has gone by since the announcement of The Document Foundation, and we would like to share some numbers
1 Jun 2008

Open source in the enterprise

CIO.com has conducted a survey of IT and business executives, collecting data from 328 respondents. The results of the survey show that 53% of the respondents are using open source applications in their organization today, and an
29 Feb 2008

Office, the newest Linux accessory…

I was a little bit surprised when I looked at the Best Buy web site: Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 Windows and Norton AntiVirus 2008 Windows are both listed as accessories for the Asus EEE PC,
20 Feb 2008

OpenOffice.org is alive and well

According to Alfresco Open Source Barometer (you may find more here and here) OpenOffice.org is alive and well (and almost kicking Microsoft Office on the back in some countries, like Germany and France). Glyn Moody writes: One
29 Jan 2008

Tipping Point

Nokia buys Trolltech, Sun buys MySQL, IBM endorses Ubuntu, the Asus EEE PC is a sales success and is featured almost everywhere, and so on. Open source is on the right track to get to the tipping