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Reddit: Are there any OSS/Linux alternatives to Office 365?

Saturday 26th of July 2014 10:26:59 AM

A small company has asked me to help them with their IT. They want a new website, e-mail hosting, new desktop OS (currently running XP) an office suite and they want to collaborate online from anywhere.

Office 365 seems perfect for all these things, yet I would like to know all the options out there. Google Apps for business is not an option, because they want to work with an office suite that offers a desktop client.

They currently have 4 desktop computers running: Windows XP, MS Office 2007 and MS Internet Explorer. They don't use any specific software. I have also set up 1 computer running: Windows XP, Libre Office and Firefox and they seem to work fine on it.

Their e-mail is hosted on a server from an other company that they share the building with. Their website is run by a local hosting company, the hosting company charges them €200,00 per year for a free Joomla template website. (the website doesn't get a lot of traffic, well they don't know if they do cause they don't use analytic software)

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Reddit: Oracle Linux 7 released

Saturday 26th of July 2014 10:00:28 AM
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LXer: How do team dynamics relate to open source?

Saturday 26th of July 2014 09:49:40 AM
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Reddit: A question to Linux developers

Saturday 26th of July 2014 08:38:35 AM

Hey guys and gals, when you are helping develop your Linux distro of choice, do you tend to only pick and choose tasks that interest you or do you like to tackle issues that may be of no interest to yourself?

I know that there are so many things to be done when it comes to building a distro, and I'm curious how many people pick and choose, and how many just knock out the tasks, regardless of their personal interest in the them.

Thanks.

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Reddit: 4TB drive support

Saturday 26th of July 2014 08:33:16 AM

So I have recent got a 4TB WD RED that I want to use in a Linux box until I build my NAS. The the computer it is in is a little bit of a dabble in Linux and so I'm just running Ubuntu however I can't get the 4TB drive to even show up to format it. I am fast running out of space for my media. Any suggestions?

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