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SUSE Forms Partnership to Support LibreOffice

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ostatic.com: SUSE, the entity behind the popular Linux distributions of similar handles, yesterday made an interesting announcement. In a press release, SUSE announced its LibreOffice team would be teaming up with Collabora Productivity to support LibreOffice commercially.

LibreOffice 4.1.1 Released Fixing 101 Bugs

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ostatic.com: Here we go again with another LibreOffice update, this time to the 4.1 branch released last month. LibreOffice 4.1.1 was announced today in Berlin with "a large number of improved interoperability features with proprietary and legacy file formats."

Fact sheet: LibreOffice 4.1

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techrepublic.com: Here is a quick fact sheet about the changes and improvements you can see in LibreOffice 4.1.

Battle of the Office Suites: Microsoft Office and LibreOffice Compared

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lifehacker.com: For a long time, Microsoft Office has been the reigning champ of office suites, but that doesn't mean the free alternative, LibreOffice, isn't worth considering. Let's take a look at how the two compare, and if it's finally possible to ditch the paid option for the free one.

Also: LibreOffice 4.1.1 RC2 Gets New Features on All Platforms

Apache OpenOffice 4 vs. LibreOffice 4.1

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computerworld.com.au: Once, whenever you referred to the free productivity suite that competes with Microsoft Office, people knew exactly which program you were talking about. Lately, though, OpenOffice -- formerly of Sun/Oracle, now under the aegis of the Apache Foundation -- has taken a backseat to LibreOffice, an upstart spun off from OpenOffice's own source code.

LibreOffice 4.1.0 is Here with New Goodies

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ostatic.com: LibreOffice 4.1 arrived today right in its projected release window. This release brings several nice new features and probably the most mentioned in today's headlines was the AOO sidebar. Italo Vignoli said this release is a landmark in interoperability.

LibreOffice 4.1 Approacheth

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ostatic.com: As Apache announced the release of OpenOffice 4.0 with handy sidebar, The Document Foundation was busy sweeping up the last bug reports for the upcoming LibreOffice 4.1 release. In a post to The Document Foundation blog, Italo Vignoli, founder and board member, takes stock of the achievements of the LibreOffice project the last couple of years.

Linux office suite competition

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netrunner-mag.com: Let’s say you want to use an office suite on your favorite Linux distribution. All right, which one? Today, we will evaluate several worthy and less worthy candidates. The only criterion is that they run on Linux.

LibreOffice is becoming the Swiss army knife in the office

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lodahl.blogspot: What started as a simple text editor and later became am office suite is actually becoming a very comprehensive set of tools for the daily office work.

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