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LibreOffice 3.6.7 Officially Released

The Document Foundation has announced that final version for LibreOffice 3.6.7 is now available for the Linux platform, bringing a lot of bug fixes and improvements. The final version of LibreOffice 3.6.7 has arrived, bringing a few much needed fixes for this aged branch of the office suite. “The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 3.6.7 for Windows, Mac OS X ... Read More »

Wine 1.6 Final Features 10,000 Changes, Download Now

On July 18, Alexandre Julliard announced the finale version of the Wine app, which brought a huge number of bug fixes and improvements. After months of lingering in the 1.5.x development version, the developers of Wine have jumped to 1.6.x and have announced the final version of 1.6, featuring a humongous changelog. “This release represents 16 months of development effort ... Read More »

BitTorrent Sync Could Keep Data Under Wraps

BitTorrent, whose P2P software has been widely used by software pirates, hackers and IP thieves — as well as for legitimate purposes — on Wednesday released the beta version of BitTorrent Sync. BitTorrent has characterized Sync as a response to the limitations on speed, size and space associated with personal data movement, as well as the challenges to privacy and ... Read More »

JOE: Old-School Text Editor Teaches New Lessons

Joe’s Own Editor is an endearing text editor that brings old-school charm to any Linux distro. Do not mistake being old-school for being outdated: JOE has been in use on the Linux desktop since 1988. It is a standard item in most distro repositories and is readily available in the Synaptic Package Manager as well. Unless you know about JOE, ... Read More »