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FOSS adoption

Adoption of Linux/FOSS: Challenges & Opportunities

The hurdles faced in the adoption of open source by enterprises and the Indian government can easily be overcome if a planned, six-step approach is followed. Open source has opened minds and provided…

Reflections: OSI 2010 CXO Summit

Reflections — Open Source India 2010 CXO Summit

Gone are the days when Open Source Solutions were considered the play-tools of geeks. Over time, open source tools and technologies have emerged as powerful, scalable, flexible, and most importantly, economical alternatives to…

Get in the ring!

Locking Horns: Fedora 15 ‘Lovelock’ v/s Ubuntu 11.04 ‘Natty Narwhal’

The two titans of the free software operating system arena, Fedora and Ubuntu, usually time their distribution releases a few days apart. This makes the competition between the two fiercer than it would…

It's Natty time...

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Review

The latest and greatest version of Ubuntu, 11.04 Natty Narwhal, was released on April 28, 2011. Ubuntu is now the most popular desktop operating system, and with this release, Canonical has made some…

Olive Healthcare

Olive Healthcare Slashes IT Costs by Migrating to Desktop Linux

A manufacturer found migrating to Linux to be a breeze, apart from being cost-effective. Users in SMEs often have similar requirements in terms of everyday computing needs — a user-friendly operating system, office…

Seven Ubuntu tips

Ease Your Ubuntu Experience

So you have made the leap, and are flying away from Windows… welcome to Ubuntu! You must have performed a few common activities like using the Ubuntu Software Centre, installing media codecs and…

Slightly customised KDE desktop

Fedora 14 Review: I’m Smiling About Laughlin

I was initially a KDE user, but for a long time, I’ve been using GNOME on Ubuntu. This is because there has always been some serious bug or the other in KDE, ever…

Time to play with OOo Base

Working with OpenOffice.org (OOo) Base

Let’s explore the power and usability of Base, a database-management program included in the OpenOffice.org (OOo) suite. To get you familiar with Base, we will develop a small database to store the personal…

OOo and VBA -- status update!

Exploring Software: The State of VBA in OpenOffice.org Calc

I keep trying to file my income tax returns online. However, I insist on using OpenOffice.org and so I have failed to accomplish what I set out to do. A request on the…

VBA Macro Interoperability in OpenOffice.org

This article explains VBA support in OpenOffice.org, including the build process of Go-oo.

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