Tag Archives: LibreOffice

Some experiences, and TODO, about fonts

TL;DR I don’t know much about fonts, I just use the stock ones that come with my system. From time to time I have issues with docs that others create, and use other fonts. This post is about my plans … Continue reading

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Using Git for translations

Git is a distributed control version system, and it is widely used for maintaining source code in libre software projects. Git can track changes to any text file (not only source code), so may be used also to maintain text-based … Continue reading

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Completing a Windows 7 preinstallation with libre software

An Acer Aspire One D255E notebook came to my hands with a Windows 7 starter preinstallation (and dual boot with Android too, this I will explain in other post). The owner did not want to wipe out Windows, but complete … Continue reading

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Oracle won’t collaborate on LibreOffice

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols from ComputerWorld writes in “The OpenOffice fork is officially here” about a mail received from Oracle after OpenOffice’s newborn fork LibreOffice. Oracle encourages the OpenOffice community to contribute directly to it. Although explaining that  The Document Foundation … Continue reading

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LibreOffice, a fork of OpenOffice, from The Document Foundation

After Oracle adquired Sun Microsistems, many of the Sun’s projects of free software now depend on Oracle, a company with a complex relationship with the free software community. Today I learned that the community of volunteers developing and promoting OpenOffice.org … Continue reading

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