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Justpassing On February 03, 2021

Avoca Vic Australia, Australia
#286New Post! Oct 30, 2017 @ 20:48:20

OpenOffice is now Apache OpenOffice
And branched away from OpenOffice is LibreOffice

Both excellent Free alternatives to MS Word Suite.
Beauty is that both programs can open and save in MS formats as well as PDF.
ombra On July 08, 2018

Oakland, California
#287New Post! Jul 06, 2018 @ 22:44:52
@Xilmwa Said

Good God, you people are hopeless.

I do agree with jonnythan that Linux isn't ready for desktops, but in all respects, neither was Windows.
Windows blue screened about every 5 minutes when I used it, but Windows NT has made a great improvement in stability.

And if jonnythan didn't recognize that I wasn't talking about NT 4.0 right away, he might not know everything either.

(though, I have worked with NT 4.0)

If you really think that "Linux isn't ready for desktops" then you have not been keeping up with Linux. I am a devoted XP Pro user, and absolutely nothing will ever change that, despite however many braindead M$ parrots screech that it belongs in the junkyard. That said, I have over the last year been test-driving twenty Linux distros on LiveCD mode, to see if I could find anything worthy to install on my secondary HDD. All but one gave me too many problems to deal with, so you are right that most Linux distros are not suitable for beginners, but I suspect that if one has enough time and patience, all would function on a desktop. As for my 'pick of the litter', it's MX Linux 17.1, which I am now using in LiveCD mode to teach myself the Linux OS. Next month it will get installed, and become my secondary OS.
gakINGKONG On July 15, 2021

, Florida
#288New Post! Jul 08, 2018 @ 01:02:39
Handbrake and MakeMKV

useful in backing up your existing DVD/Bluray
williamhills On October 22, 2019

Arlington, Virginia
#289New Post! Aug 27, 2018 @ 07:54:26
VLC Media Player
Google Chrome
williamhills On October 22, 2019

Arlington, Virginia
#290New Post! Sep 11, 2018 @ 11:21:09
Feasibility and risk assessment for FOSS migration. Customised OS and utilities for unique requirements.
ashrafulashu On January 20, 2019

Dhaka, Bangladesh
#291New Post! Jan 20, 2019 @ 14:21:01
Any one can suggest me any free vpn software for US OR UK?
Thank you
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