Archive for the tag "OOo"
Yummy food for your hungry Slackware boxen! * VLC 1.1.8 available Another minor release in the 1.1 series, version 1.1.8 saw the light yesterday. Bugfixes and updates for the translations are its main features, but several small enhancements were made to the codec modules. New encoders for dirac video (now using the schroedinger implementation) and […]
This was an intense ride. Ever since the community around OpenOffice.org decided to free this productivity suite from its new guardian Oracle, it was clear that working together is the true driving force behind innovation. The continued development of the same software but with a new name “LibreOffice” took several leaps and bounds by incorporating […]
It looks like Oracle is trying to rush their OpenOffice 3.3.0 ahead of the LibreOffice fork. Yesterday I thought there was actually going to be a stable release but no, it was only their tenth release candidate. Do we really care? Anyway, there is a fourth release candidate available now of LibreOffice. Obviously I built […]
Here they are: packages for the third release candidate of the upcoming LibreOffice 3.3.0. They have been compiled from source, as opposed to repackaging RPM files. These packages are native Slackware stuff. If you are running Slackware with a non-english localization, you can additionally install an appropriate language pack. No dictionaries are included, get a […]
Two weeks ago, the developer community behind OpenOffice.org decided to free itself from its “parent” Oracle. This split was unavoidable – Sun Microsystems who used to manage and oversee the development of OpenOffice.org was absorbed by Oracle, a company which is not particularly known for its fondness toward Open Source. The tension which has been […]