Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

AbiWord 2.7.3 Released

Filed under

We just released AbiWord 2.7.3. The most visible addition to this release is the return of our Maemo support . Also AbiWord will now be able to gracefully handle and repair a bigger set of corrupt documents. Finally we fixed a bunch of crashers while working towards the next stable release.

The changes from v2.7.2 to v2.7.3 include, amongst others:

  • Fix an intermittent crash on exit with documents that contain many equations

  • Repair documents that contain invalid headers and footers
  • Make AbiWord work on Maemo again, and improve its interface for the small form factor

Full Changelog

Release Notes

More in Tux Machines

Slackel Linux: Not Your Father's Slackware

You might think of the Slackel distro as a better Slackware derivative. Slackware dates back to 1992. By comparison, well-known and well-used distros such as Ubuntu, Fedora and Linux Mint were introduced in the mid-2000s. So Slackware is among the oldest actively maintained Linux distros. Despite its longevity, it has not joined more modern Linux offspring in terms of user friendliness. Read more

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Review: Google Outsmarts Apple By Guessing Your Next Move

It may seem like a big decision, but something tells me the service arms race is going to be a lot like the feature race. Google has the nose on Apple with Google Now on Tap until… Apple figures out a way to borrow it. Read more

Red Hat News

IBM releases Power-based Linux servers with Nvidia GPUs

The Power Systems LC line was introduced by Dr Stefanie Chiras, director and business line executive of IBM scale-out Power Systems, as part of her keynote on the subject of 'waitless computing'. IBM, as a patron of the OpenPower Foundation, has been a staunch supporter of Linux and OpenStack, and this represents a logical step for the company, as it has been building its Power line following the sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo in 2014. Read more