Open Source Archive

12 Jul 2015

Essen in Essen

In mid June, I have been invited to attend the meeting of the German community at Linux Hotel in Essen, to tell about the progress of Associazione LibreItalia and the Italian community at large (including the Google+
26 Mar 2014

Achieving Document Freedom in Four Easy Steps

In order to achieve document freedom, we must learn to produce interoperable documents. Unfortunately, this means that we have to review most of our editing habits, and start thinking about several details which make a difference: the
20 Dec 2012

Linux Journal Best Office Suite 2012

I don’t think that the screenshots need additional comments: LibreOffice is THE free office suite of reference for the Linux environment, surpassing every other software by a factor of six, and LibreOffice Writer is THE best single
13 Nov 2012

Community Development and Marketing @ FOSDEM 2013

This is an official call for sessions for a “Community Development and Marketing” devroom, hosted at FOSDEM 2013 on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013. In this devroom, developers with different profiles and backgrounds are invited to brainstorm about
23 Sep 2012

Office Suites in Finland

Tietokone is probably the largest IT magazine in Finland, and it is regularly running online polls amongst the readers. One of the most successful polls in 2012 has covered the subject of office suites, and has been
6 Sep 2012

Marketing DevRoom @ FOSDEM 2013

I am trying to put together the proposal for a Marketing DevRoom @ FOSDEM 2013, which is going to be organized – as usual – on February 2/3, 2013, in Brussels, at the ULB Campus Solbosh. It
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
13 Jun 2012

ConfSL 2012: la sesta conferenza italiana sul software libero

Appuntamento ad Ancona – alla Facolt√† di Ingegneria dell’Universit√† Politecnica delle Marche – il 22 e il 23 giugno per la 6a Conferenza Italiana sul Software Libero (ConfSL), per partecipare a un programma ricco di spunti (http://www.confsl.org/confsl12/):
14 Mar 2012

FLOSS Advocates

In this case, a few words tell a lot more than a thousand pictures… Well… I don’t think that LibreOffice would be the best option. To be honest I would point people to Microsoft Office. It has
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