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Criticisms of Open/Libre office and what I'd like a document processor to be like

Posted 11-22-2010 at 05:33 AM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)
Updated 11-23-2010 at 03:50 AM by William (Dthdealer)

I've tried to write up my criticisms of Open/Libre office before, but have never found the time. Today I have. and here they are:
  • The suites try to look, feel and operate as similiar to Microsoft Office as possible. This is a big failure. Try a new, streamlined approach that does not drag MS crap with it.
  • The suites have too many features that no one uses. Provide things as plugins instead.
    eg Who has ever used a bibliographal database in their Writer document? Or performed a 'mail
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Trouble creating a socket

Posted 11-22-2010 at 04:20 AM by abhayb

I am using linux kernel version 2.6.27 .
Platform is C.

I am creating a tcp socket and connecting it to a server.The connect fails.So I am closing the socket and trying to create a socket again.This time the socket returns 0.
According to man pages only -1 is returned on error.
Also descriptor 0 is reserved for stdin buffer. I am getting this every time. Pls help me on this issue.
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The future?

Posted 11-22-2010 at 02:36 AM by peonuser
Updated 11-24-2010 at 09:21 PM by peonuser

Oracle: a silly command line game in bash. Nothing to do with the company. I like to use the pc subroutine as it makes it easy to place text on the screen where one wants. If you set your screen to boot in a higher resolution than normal, you can put a large amount of data on the screen in real time and do it without worrying about scrolling. In the process of writing a spreadsheet, editor and database with bash. Oracle (remember chmod +x oracle)
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El Toro High School wins challenge, collects almost 77,000 cans

Posted 11-21-2010 at 02:07 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)

LAKE FOREST -- El Toro High School hit an all-time school record.

On Friday, students and staff counted 76,389 cans of food collected in two weeks during the school's annual canned food drive.

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Step by Step Method for Installing Ubuntu 10.10 on a Windows 7 System (Dual booting) With Radeon Gra

Posted 11-21-2010 at 12:24 AM by allu john sudhakar

In my first article that is posted at 29.10.2010 “Installing Ubuntu 10.10 on a Windows 7 System (Dual booting) with Radeon X300/X550/X1050 SERIES Graphics Card”. I got most of email in that most of the people are asked me to give step by step Installation method for Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 in dual booting. So I am trying to give you to installation method for both Operating Systems. I hope it will help to you for easy installation for Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 in Dual booting method.
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