Technology Archive

1 Apr 2016

LibreOffice rescues legacy overhead projectors from oblivion thanks to breakthrough DUPE technology

Berlin, April 1st, 2016 – The Document Foundation unveils breakthrough DUPE technology, to rescue legacy overhead projectors – still available in thousands of conference rooms worldwide – from eternal oblivion. DUPE technology, based on a patented DUal
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 Mar 2013

Impress Remote for Android: video and how-to instructions

Impress Remote for Android is one of the coolest features introduced by LibreOffice 4.0. With version 4.0.1, it is available on every platform – Linux, MacOS and Windows – and works like a charm. In order to
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
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
2 Aug 2012

LibreOffice and Mountain Lion (MacOS X 10.8)

LibreOffice 3.5 and LibreOffice 3.6 – still to be released – work like a charm with Mountain Lion, although you need to tweak your security settings in order to get along with GateKeeper. The Document Foundation will
22 Jul 2012

500 Committers @ The Document Foundation

Horacio Fernandez is the 500th hacker committing code to LibreOffice, since September 28, 2010 (source: Ohloh). The growth has been impressive: 500 developers in 660 day, or 3 hackers every 4 days (including week ends, and festivities).
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/):
16 Jan 2011

Interesting take about Oracle

Digging into my feeds, I have found an interesting article about Oracle, which is definitely worth reading. Following the links inside the article, you can discover additional readings, which do open interesting perspectives on the company.
12 Feb 2009

The price of success

OpenOffice.org 3.0 has been a huge success, and this has raised the awareness of the open source office suite to an unprecedented level. In Europe, where OOo was already quite popular, especially in France, Germany and Italy,