What do we mean when we talk about software 'alternatives'?

What do we mean when we talk about software 'alternatives'?
The term "alternative" generally means something not in the majority or the mainstream. When it comes to software, who picks the standard and defines...Read more

6 useful LibreOffice extensions

2015 Yearbook
Extend the features in the already feature-packed LibreOffice office suite with these six useful add-ons.Read more

A breakdown of FOSS for students and researchers in academia

Lois Donnelly provides an overview of free and open source software (FOSS) that may be of use to students and researchers.Read more

Celebrating the success of LibreOffice in Denmark

Rajesh Ranjan recaps the LibreOffice Conference in Aarhus, Denmark.Read more

Celebrating 5 years of LibreOffice

Happy birthday
September 28, 2015 marks five years since LibreOffice was forked by a group of open source community leaders. The Document Foundation co-founder...Read more

Top 5: LibreOffice, Dolphin, Docker, Linux and more

Top 5 articles of the week on
In this week's Top 5, our readers loved stories about LibreOffice 5, Priyanka Nag's My Linux Story, a tutorial for the KDE file manager Dolphin,...Read more

LibreOffice community achievements

LibreOffice plays an important function in the world, and one that spans beyond the mere function of an office suite. Let's look back at how...Read more

LibreOffice 5, Creative Commons writes the White House, and more news

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the release of LibreOffice 5, a personal food computer, Creative Common's...Read more