OpenOffice.org - Get an open-source office productivity suite - Download Video Previews Video
OpenOffice.org - Get an open-source office productivity suite - Download Video Previews Video Transcript
OpenOffice.org is both an open-source product and a project. It includes desktop applications such as a word processor, a spreadsheet program, a presentation manager, and a drawing program, with a user interface and features similar to those of other offi
ZDNet's Patrick Houston looks at the free open-source version of Sun's StarOffice suite, now available for public download, which offers new file-saving Shockwave presentation options.
As Linux makes its move in the big-business arena, the open-source community faces growing pains. Correspondent James Hilliard asks conference-goers at LinuxWorld 2004 in San Francisco for their thoughts on the transition and how it is affecting the development of the open-source landscape.
At the Vortex 2005 conference in San Francisco, the Linux distributor's CEO Matthew Szulik talks to business author Geoffrey Moore about competing with Sun Microsystems and Red Hat's role as a thought leader in the open-source community.
At the O'Reilly Open Source Convention in Portland, Ore., ZDNet's David Berlind talks with chief technical officer and founder of Ximian, Miguel de Icaza, about the upcoming release of Mono, an open-source version of Microsoft's .Net development framework.
At the O'Reilly Open Source Convention in Portland, Oregon, OSI Founder Eric Raymond and ZDNet editor in chief Dan Farber announce the creation of a new awards program to recognize and reward innovation and excellence in the open-source community.
OpenOffice and LibreOffice are great, but they can feel a little bloated, especially on startup. If you're on Windows and want a lighter-weight office suite, check out Kingsoft Office Suite. You can do most everything that Microsoft Office offers but with less of a footprint.
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz and Dell CEO Michael Dell share the stage to announce that Sun's open-source operating system, Solaris, will be shipping on Dell servers.
At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, CNET's Brian Cooley talks with the general manager of RealNetworks' Helix technology, Kevin Foreman, about a new open-source program that's aimed at creating a media player for Linux.
At the JavaOne converence in San Francisco on Wednesday, CNET News.com's Stephen Shankland asks Java co-creator James Gosling how he views the software technology's current open-source status. Gosling, chief technology officer of Sun Microsystems, gives