LibreOffice Update

from Asa Dotzler: Firefox and more I’m not going to apologize for complaining about the terrible, awful, horrible, no good, very bad experience I had when I decided to give LibreOffice a try. It was abysmal and improving that experience should be a top priority for that team if they care about expanding LibreOffice beyond the few Linux users who get it pre-installed. But, I do think I could have done more to propose fixes rather than just rant about the brokenness of the experience so I’ve done just that....

February 19, 2012 · 1 min · 209 words

LibreOffice, Really?! Really?!

I’ve been reading from Mozilla Blog and I liked it and agree with that, so I share it with you: I read an article on the Web somewhere that there was a new LibreOffice version. It’s been several years since I gave OpenOffice a try and I’ve been interested to see what OpenOffice had evolved into, so I thought, “Hey, maybe they’ve improved some. I’ll install it and see.” Here is what happened....

February 15, 2012 · 1 min · 77 words

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office and OpenOffice compared

Since 2003, the number of exploitable vulnerabilities has fallen considerably in Microsoft’s Office suite. H-Online: Independently of each other, security specialists Dan Kaminsky and Will Dormann from Carnegie Mellon University’s CERT have found that, in the past few years, the number of flaws and exploitable vulnerabilities in individual versions of Microsoft Office has fallen dramatically, achieving results that are even below those ofOpenOffice. However, their findings should be treated with caution, as they are based on automatic evaluations and say little about the actual threat potential....

April 20, 2011 · 3 min · 479 words