8 Advanced OpenOffice.org Add-ons

OpenOffice.org (OOo for short) is a great office suite for Linux and pretty much any other operating system, but can always use improvement. This is especially true for templates and clip art. Fortunately, the open source community provides many add-ons or extensions. Here’s a look at eight different ones: English Templates by OxygenOffice One of […]

OpenOffice.org celebrates Document Freedom Day

March 31st is Document Freedom Day (DFD), a day for document liberation marked around the world. It will be a day for us all to educate our friends and neighbours of the importance of open document formats. OpenOffice.org uses the OpenDocument Format (ODF), and that means at least one hundred million people around the world […]

Ten Years of OpenOffice.org

This year (2010) marks the 10th anniversary of a lot of things: Tuvalu’s entry into the United Nations, Israel’s withdrawal from Lebanon, and the debut of Windows ME, for example. But much more importantly, 2010 marks OpenOffice.org’s tenth year of existence. To celebrate, here’s a look–literally, because there are a lot of screenshots–at how OOo […]

Turbocharge OpenOffice.org Writer with AuthorSupportTool

Although OpenOffice.org is a competent productivity suite, you can add some nifty features to it using extensions. There are hundreds of nifty extensions available in the official extension repository. Some of them add a feature or two, while others take OpenOffice.org to a whole new level. The AuthorSupportTool (AST) extension belongs to the latter category. […]

Bull Migrates Desktops to OpenOffice.org, Munich Succeeds With Migration as Well

Summary: More migrations to Free software are seen in Germany and setbacks are spotted elsewhere in Europe OpenOffice.org continues to evolve under Oracle’s guard, which is good news. According to the following article, OpenOffice.org also continues to gain greater adoption in Germany. Here is Bull speaking about its migrations to OpenOffice.org Read more at Boycott […]

How To install OpenOffice 3.2 in Ubuntu

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database.
How To install OpenOffice 3.2 in Ubuntu
This tutorial will explain how to install latest version of openoffice in ubuntu
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OpenOffice 3.2: more stability, more speed

The OpenOffice team have made version 3.2 of the open source office suite for Windows, Mac OS, Linux and Solaris available to download. It offers numerous enhancements over its predecessor which offer both stability and speed benefits. Writer and Calc, for example, should now start twice as fast as in version 3.1.1. Improved Microsoft Office […]

OpenOffice.org 3.2 is now available for download

At the start of its tenth anniversary year, and with over three hundred million downloads recorded in total, the OpenOffice.org Community today announced the release of the latest version of its personal productivity suite. OpenOffice.org 3.2 gets to work faster, offers new and improved functions, offers better compatibility with other office software, and fixes bugs […]

The Small Picture: More OpenOffice.org Extensions

Every few weeks, I like to browse the OpenOffice.org Extensions site to see what is available, and what people are using. New extensions that are both useful and well-designed seem to be getting few and far between. However, if you search patiently, you can still find extensions worth trying. Below, in no particular order, are […]

Study: > 21% of German PCs run OpenOffice

According to Webmasterpro.de, a German IT service provider, the open source OpenOffice suite and its derivatives, such as StarOffice or IBM’s Lotus Symphony, are installed on more than 21% of German PCs. A sample of over one million German-speaking Internet users showed that 72% of users preferred Microsoft Office, while 2.7% preferred Corel’s WordPerfect, 1.4% […]

OpenOffice.org Extensions for Business Users

OpenOffice.org is an excellent all-around productivity suite as it is, but you can add a few useful features using extensions to make it better suited for use in a business environment. Here are a handful of extensions worth considering if you are using OpenOffice.org as a business tool. Read more at WorldLabel

OpenOffice.org 3.2.0 Release Candidate 2 (build OOO320_m9) available

OpenOffice.org 3.2.0 Release Candidate 2 is now available on the download website. If you find severe issues within this build please file them to OpenOffice.org’s bug tracking system IssueTracker: Download website: http://download.openoffice.org/all_rc.html Release notes: http://development.openoffice.org/releases/3.2.0rc2.html MD5 checksums: http://download.openoffice.org/next/md5sums/3.2.0rc2_md5sums.txt