Skype has announced an alpha version of a new client for Linux. Given Skype’s ownership by Microsoft, will Linux users care?
So Skype on GNU/Linux is finally getting something of an upgrade. This will be welcome news for some. Others will mumble “not on my machine” and go about […]
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If you’re looking for a free and open source replacement for the convenience and functionality offered by the likes of Google Docs and Office 365, you might want to take a look at OnlyOffice.
OnlyOffice is a web-based open source productivity suite for document collaboration, sharing, and management, project management, client […]
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It’s easy to be tempted to draw a parallel between the recent fork of ownCloud by Nextcloud and The Document Foundation’s fork of OpenOffice six years ago. Slight differences are there, but they’re probably meaningless.
There are more than enough similarities between the recent forking of ownCloud to Nextcloud and the creation of […]
Continue reading LibreOffice and Nextcloud: It’s Almost Deja vu All Over Again
If FOSS is to have a future, we must embrace both mobile and the Chromebook model and develop a distro that’s equally at home on a phone, a low resource cloud based computer and on a traditional PC.
When Linus Torvalds started work on Linux, his purpose wasn’t to reinvent […]
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An unadorned search page that loads fast. Search results combined from a number of sources. No sponsored search results to get in the way of the real ones. And they don’t collect personal information or track you in any way. Some people, including most of us here at FOSS Force, think DuckDuckGo is the […]
Continue reading DuckDuckGo: The Little Search Engine That Gives Back Big
Also included: Four new distros, the quote of the week, Steam Machine lacks steam, Ubuntu’s tool for making Snaps, and ArchAssault changes its name.
FOSS Week in Review
The week ahead looks exciting. Again this year, I’ll be going to the SouthEast LinuxFest and will be turning in reports from the conference. Also, […]
Continue reading ownCloud Forked as Nextcloud & More…