The Readers’ Choice Awards take the current pulse of the Linux Community year. Here are the tools you use every day in your work and play.
Sun and the OpenSolaris community launched the official first version of the open-source OpenSolaris operating system.
OO is a decent free Office Suite for Windows / Linux / Mac and other platforms. This webpage provides OpenOffice.org 3.0’s new features, an early look:
OpenOffice.org 3.0 is 167 days away, but who’s counting? Maybe the software developers are counting because they have a whopping 2,278 issues targeted for this release. Even though OpenOffice.org 2.4 is not yet out the door, let’s see how far they’ve come with OpenOffice.org 3.0.
- Personal Information Manager (PIM), probably based on Thunderbird/Lightning
- PDF import into Draw (to maintain correct layout of the original PDF)
- Web 2.0 support for weblogs and wikis
- Office 2007 OOXML document import filter
- Support for Mac OS X Aqua platform
- Redesigned, more modern GUI.
- Extensions, to add third party functionality etc