LibreOffice是一款功能强大的办公软件，默认使用 OpenDocument Format (开放文档格式), 并支持其他多种文档格式，比如*.docx, *.xlsx, *.pptx等。
它是跨平台软件，可运行于Microsoft Windows, GNU Linux以及Mac OS X等操作系统上。
LibreOffice包含了Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Base以及Math等组件，
Open standards, especially open document formats, are essential tools for bridging digital divides and giving content creators control over their work. We would like to see governments, organisations and companies around the world switch to fully open and standardised file formats, freeing them from vendor lock-in and improving compatibility across multiple platforms and operating systems.
So, today we celebrate Document Freedom Day[…]
At FOSDEM this year, we made video interviews with members of the LibreOffice community and staff at The Document Foundation. We’ll be editing and uploading them regularly to the blog, so stay tuned! We start with Heiko Tietze, who is The Document Foundation’s UX (user experience) mentor and works with the design community:
I bought a Medion GPS clock some time ago. The clock was delivered with a software that runs only on older versions of Windows (up to Vista), but not on Linux.
The clock is already doing its job, logging my tracks with GPS connection. Thus I didn’t want to put it to the trash can, but instead use it further. I searched the internet and found a free software project that created a software to get a connection with the clock and read its data via usb cable. This project is hosted a[…]