Openoffice 3.3.0 RC1 is released, this new beta release incorporates several fixes and other features. Among the improvements to be found with openoffice_logoOpenOffice.org 3.3.0 include an improved extension manager, spreadsheet improvements, initial integration with the Renaissance Project, printing restructuring, and improved Calc spreadsheet performance.
OpenIndiana project was launched officially the 14th of September, this project is a brand new distribution of OpenSolaris, constructed by the community, for the community. The primary goal is to be a binary and package compatible drop in replacement for the official OpenSolaris and forthcoming Solaris 11 and Solaris 11 Express releases.”
As expected, Yesterday afternoon OpenIndiana project was publicly announced. “OpenIndiana “is a brand new distribution of OpenSolaris, constructed by the community, for the community. The primary goal is to be a binary and package compatible drop in replacement for the official OpenSolaris and forthcoming Solaris 11 and Solaris 11 Express releases.”
While Oracle killed off OpenSolaris and the OpenSolaris Governing Board dissolved itself, the community of OpenSolaris developers have not given up but instead have begun working on their own community OpenSolaris-based operating systems to provide the world with choices beyond the upcoming Oracle Solaris 11 and Oracle Solaris Express 11. Project OpenIndiana is due to […]
As you likely heard on any number of news sites, Oracle has filed suit against Google, claiming that Android infringes some of its Java-related copyrights and patents. Too little information is available about the copyright infringement claim to say much about it yet; we expect we’ll learn more as the case proceeds. But nobody deserves […]
According to OSTATIC, With Oracle’s lawsuit against Google regarding parts of the Java code used in the Android OS drawing interpretation of manydifferent kinds. Many analysts are seeing that the implications of Oracle’s suit stretch far beyond the issue it has with Android. And, as the Acrossad.org blog notes, the OpenOffice suite of open source […]
Oracle failed to deliver OpenSolaris 2010.1H and it’s now been thirteen months since the last official update (when Sun Microsystems still was under its own control) of the Open Solaris operating system. The next OpenSolaris update was supposed to come in February or March and then it kept getting pushed back with little to no […]
Announced Today by Oracle the release of VirtualBox 3.2. Following the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by Oracle Corporation, the product is now called Oracle VM VirtualBox and all references were changed without impacting compatibility. This release of VirtualBox comes with a lot of new features.