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Old 02-19-2013, 12:39 PM   #1
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Libre Office or Open Office


Hello,
I just wanted to know what are some of the biggest differences between Libre Office and Open Office. Which one is better? What's the difference between those two?

Thanks!
 
Old 02-19-2013, 12:49 PM   #2
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This is what I found
http://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum...ic.php?t=35136
& more
https://www.google.com/search?q=diff...ient=firefox-a
 
Old 02-19-2013, 12:56 PM   #3
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does OpenOffice.org still have a future?
 
Old 02-19-2013, 12:57 PM   #4
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I can't say I just know that it's not in debian by default anymore.
 
Old 02-19-2013, 05:11 PM   #5
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does OpenOffice.org still have a future?
i would say it does not that the apache foundation is in control of its future.
 
Old 02-19-2013, 08:12 PM   #6
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Shortly after LO came out, I ran both of them. After a few months, I moved completely to LO. Haven't looked back.

Most persons I've heard comment on it seem to think that LO is more open, more flexible, and quicker to adopt updates and changes.
 
Old 02-19-2013, 10:18 PM   #7
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The impression I get is the same; LO is slightly ahead of AOO. As OO is no longer part of Oracle, I believe the Devs in each do talk to each other, which is a good thing; as is also the competition between them.
As a purely practical matter, I'd use whatever comes with your distro.
 
Old 02-20-2013, 08:40 PM   #8
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(Grin) I primarily use Slackware. Calligra comes with my distro.

Of the others that I've distro-hopped lately, LO seems to have become the overwhelming choice.
 
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Old 02-20-2013, 11:54 PM   #9
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(Grin) I primarily use Slackware. Calligra comes with my distro.

Of the others that I've distro-hopped lately, LO seems to have become the overwhelming choice.
You do know it's available in Debian also? Atleast in testing not xure about squeeze(stable for a moment.

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Old 02-21-2013, 03:06 AM   #10
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Hi,
the best thing is always try both.
My 2 cents: LO, more quick and more open.
 
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You do know it's available in Debian also? Atleast in testing not xure about squeeze(stable for a moment.
(Grin) I use Alien_Bob's LO Slackbuild. I initially installed in Debian from the LO *.deb files; I think it's in the repos for Squeeze now.
 
Old 02-22-2013, 03:03 AM   #12
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LibreOffice FTW!
forget OpenOffice.org
 
Old 02-22-2013, 03:58 AM   #13
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not much difference, but I switched to Libre Office because of better support for Word Perfect files. (or whatever creates those .WPS files is).
 
  


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