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Supporting LibreOffice users everywhere

Helping people using LibreOffice is possible through several channels. Today, this page on the LibreOffice’s website points to several existing options: searching the available documentation searching the help module that is embedded inside LibreOffice checking the archives or asking a question on one of the mailing lists of LibreOffice dedicated …

Eyes & Ears – July Edition

Welcome to the July installment of Eyes & Ears. This month we have quite a long mix by Chicane. I love most of the tracks released by what was at first a collective and is now one DJ. It seems there were a few years of inactivity in between their …

Deeper, Better, Farther: Growing the Community & Improving LibreOffice

There is something truly comforting in observing vibrant communities such as the one of LibreOffice. The project is growing, not just in developers but in adoption as well: more users as well as more localizations are a visible sign inside the project. All this is not only thanks to our …

Linux email clients – the road less traveled

One area on the Linux desktop that remains surprisingly conservative is email – email clients and webmail alike. While most if not all of the formats and protocols used are true open standards, you would think there could be a broad range of clients and webmails for Linux out there. …

Eyes & Ears – the June session

Welcome to the June installment of Eyes and Ears. Today is mostly about music videos, and not all the tracks are new. But I do like them so… To start with we have a rather old track by John Beltram perfomed in Tokyo with an interesting ending, I don’t think …

Eyes and Ears – May Edition

After a few weeks of a rainy Spring season the sun seems to have arrived over Paris. At least for now. This means another installment of the Eyes and Ears series is due! Let’s start right away with our books section. Today I’d like to tell you about a funny …

The quest for the perfect Twitter client on Linux

After a few years of announcements, releases and online reviews, I am still out there looking for the right, if not the perfect, Twitter client on Linux. And believe me, this quest is frutstrating. Why would I want to use a Twitter client on my desktop? That’s a good question. …

Eyes & Ears – February 2014

This month’s Eyes and Ears will not be about books, only about good music and videos. Hanoi: 17 years ago, I made a student trip to Vietnam that lasted 1 month and half. Hanoi from Matt Devir on Vimeo.  La Grande Dune, by Lemongrass on its Papillon release, one of …

A new web site for the LibreOffice Project

When we first started the LibreOffice Project, we had a gazilion tasks to work on. Among them, we had priorities, most of them involving the code readiness of our first version, LibreOffice 3.3. Another priority was to make sure that the native-lang communities of the now defunct OpenOffice.org project would …

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