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Tuesday, 13 May 2008 10:24

OpenOffice.org readies Mac-native release

One of the main barriers to the wider adoption of the OpenOffice.org (OOo) suite by Mac users is its dependence on X11, as few of them are comfortable working in that environment. If that requirement vanished and OOo took on the familiar Aqua look and feel, would you give the open source office suite a try?

Published in Core Dump
Tuesday, 13 May 2008 02:27

25 years to fix an open source bug

The open source community often claims to be able to find and fix bugs more quickly than closed development teams can, partly due to the number of pairs of eyes that can scrutinise the code. But that doesn't mean every fault is fixed quickly: how does a quarter-century old bug grab you?

Published in Core Dump
A new release of Sun's xVM VirtualBox provides Macintosh users with a fresh virtual machine option, and delivers improvements for other host operating systems.




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