The Impact of Microsoft Office for Ubuntu
By Matt Hartley | Article Published February 11, 2013
If the rumors are true and Microsoft releases a version of Office for Ubuntu, what will that mean for enterprises, for Ubuntu and for competing products like LibreOffice and Google Docs?
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Microsoft Office, Google Docs, desktop, LibreOffice, Office productivity
Nine Improvements Overdue in LibreOffice Writer
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published January 29, 2013
The latest version adds some welcome new features, but LibreOffice Writer has some legacy issues that should have been addressed years ago.
Tags: open source, OpenOffice, word processing, LibreOffice, Office productivity
The Ripple Effect of Windows 8
By Scott Alan Miller | Article Published October 30, 2012
When our firm's employees found Windows 8 too unwieldy, we transitioned to Linux Mint instead and soon found that we didn't need any Microsoft products at all.
Tags: open source, Linux, Microsoft, Windows 8, applications, Office, Linux Mint, desktop, LibreOffice
LibreOffice vs. MS Office: Spreadsheets and Slide Shows
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published June 06, 2012
How do LibreOffice's slide show and spreadsheet apps stack up against their equivalents in Microsoft Office?
Tags: Microsoft Office, spreadsheets, LibreOffice, slide show
How Microsoft Office Tops LibreOffice: 11 Features
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published April 23, 2012
LibreOffice is developing rapidly, but Office still outclasses it in some areas.
Tags: Linux, enterprise software, Microsoft Office, LibreOffice
Open Source Office Apps: Calligra Suite vs LibreOffice
By Matt Hartley | Article Published April 16, 2012
Is one of these open source office tools clearly better than the other?
Tags: open source, LibreOffice, Calligra
How LibreOffice Writer Tops MS Word: 12 Features
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published April 10, 2012
If you think LibreOffice Writer is outclassed by MS Word, you need to take another look.
Tags: open source, Linux, Office, Word, LibreOffice
20 Linux Alternatives for Common Windows Applications
By Matt Hartley | Article Published July 05, 2011
A Linux pundit spotlights his favorite Linux alternatives to popular Windows software.
Tags: Linux, Gnome, KDE, LibreOffice
LibreOffice 3.4.0 Released as OpenOffice Heads to Apache
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 03, 2011
OpenOffice fork continues to move further away from Oracle with new release. Is there any chance the two projects will ever come back together?
Tags: open source, Oracle, Apache, OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice