It was 30 years ago today -- Sept. 27, 1983 -- that the seeds were planted for both Linux and the open-source software movement.
Lagging slightly behind Microsoft Office in features, Apache OpenOffice has a lot of functionality and flexibility, as well as tight integration among components. It's also free and open-source.
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The Apache Software Foundation has had a profound impact in shaping the open source movement and the tech industry at large. But tensions inside and around the nonprofit are raising questions about its ongoing role in open source projects today.
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Single board or "open-source" PCs have open designs that can be replicated by other hardware companies and are inexpensive to manufacture and fun to use.
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In its first major revision in more than a year, the Apache OpenOffice suite now comes with a sidebar, from which users can launch their favorite tools.
Add watermarks, combine PDFs, make printable booklets, and otherwise enhance your PDFs with this open-source program.
LibreOffice is a competitive alternative to Microsoft Office that is extensible, highly compatible, highly configurable, and free.