This week, the main talking point in the world of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) is Oracle giving OpenOffice.org to the Apache foundation. There has been interesting developments for Ubuntu as well.
I have a 2 computers, a laptop and a desktop, both Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
A couple weeks back, I tried to open up a word document on the desktop, and it asked me what program I wanted to use, and I looked for OpenOffice and it wasn't there. So I went into the main menu and all my OpenOffice programs were gone!
OpenOffice can't read the documents and spreadsheets from my NAS. When I double click on such a document openOffice starts loading but it hags before the application opens.
However, when I copy the same document from the NAS to my local disk. Then openOffice open the document without problems (proof that the document is not corrupted).
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