LibreOffice 4.1.2 Released By The Document Foundation, Download Now

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The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 4.1.2, an alternative of Microsoft Office 2013 or Microsoft Office 365 for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. This is the second minor release of the LibreOffice 4.1 family, which features a large number of improved interoperability features with proprietary and legacy file formats. The new release is another step forward in the process of improving the overall quality and stability of LibreOffice 4.1. For enterprise adoptions, The Document Foundation suggests LibreOffice 4.0.5 (with 4.0.6 expected soon), supported by certified professionals. …
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Adobe Flash Player Security Updates Available, Update Now

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Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for all platforms. Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.149 security update is released for Windows and Macintosh, Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.262 for Linux, Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.37 for Android 4.x, and Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.32 for Android 3.x and 2.x are released. Security update for Windows and Macintosh addressed issues which are rated critical by Adobe. For all supported platforms, these updates addresses vulnerabilities referred as CVE-2013-0633, CVE-2013-0634 (details later). These vulnerabilities could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected computer system and may cause a crash. Out of the two vulnerabilities discovered in Adobe Flash Player, Adobe reports that CVE-2013-0633 is being exploited in the wild. It is a targeted attack designed to trick a user to open a Microsoft Word document. The document is sent via email and has malicious Flash (SWF) content. It targets the ActiveX version of …
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Get CrossOver Free For Mac, Linux On October 31, 2012 [Promotion]

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Do you want to run Windows software on your Mac or Linux systems? No, I am not asking you here to buy a retail version of Windows and install it along. Here, I am talking about a popular software, CrossOver for Mac and CrossOver for Linux. It enables Mac and Linux users to run Windows software without the need of a Windows operating system license from Microsoft? Normally, CrossOver retails at $59.95 but the developers of the software, CodeWeavers, announced that it will give away CrossOver free on October 31, 2012, from 00:00 until 23:59 pm, Central Daylight Time, to everyone. …
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Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 To Ubuntu 12.10 [How To]

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Canonical has released Ubuntu 12.10 few days back. Ubuntu 12.10 is now available for download. If you are installing Ubuntu as a fresh install, then this article may not be what you are looking for. This article outlines steps you should take if you want to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 12.10. If you are using Ubuntu 12.04, which is a Long Term Support (LTS) release, you need to do some changes in the Update Manager before you can upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10. LTS release means the release will be supported with bug fixes and security for the next 5 years from the day it was released. If you are wondering what changes you need to make in the Update Manager before you get the pop message which says a new Ubuntu version is available, follow this simple how to article. …
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Variety Wallpaper Changer Keeps Your Desktop Fresh With New Wallpapers

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Variety is a lightweight freeware wallpaper changer that officially supports Ubuntu but runs on any Linux desktop environments like KDE, GNOME, LXDE, Xfce and Unity. Variety was created by Peter Levi, for the Ubuntu App Showdown 2012. Variety wallpaper changer works both in offline (local wallpaper sources like saved image folders) and online (online image sources like Flickr) environment. Variety can automatically rotate wallpapers based on your preferences on a regular interval or on demand. The application supports some unique features like Media RSS support and World Sunlight Map. More about the application after the break. …
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LibreOffice 3.6 Released, Includes Portable Version, Download Links

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The Document Foundation have released LibreOffice 3.6, one of the best open-source Office suite available. An open-source alternative to Microsoft Office and a fork of Apache OpenOffice, LibreOffice 3.6 is the fourth major release of the open-source Office suite. With version 3.6, The Document Foundation have introduced a number of new features and improved performance. Some of the notable new features includes PDF export with watermark, new CorelDRAW importer, high quality image scaling, improved auto-format function for tables in text documents, color-scales and data-bars in spreadsheet cells, improved CSV handling, integration with Alfresco via the CMIS protocol and limited SharePoint integration, and Microsoft SmartArt import for text documents. …
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Ubuntu for Android: Complete Ubuntu Desktop for Docked Android Smartphones

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Canonical is now working on a new product called Ubuntu for Android. The aim of the product is to bring Ubuntu, "the popular Linux distribution," to high-end Android smartphones. Ubuntu for Android will offer a complete Ubuntu desktop experience on the smartphone along the standard Android environment. Users will first need to plug-in their Android device to a dock that will connect to a keyboard and monitor. Once docked, the Android phone's data, apps and connectivity can be easily accessed within the Ubuntu desktop PC. Ubuntu for Android variant will make use of the underlying Android (Linux) kernel. It is further designed to take advantage of the dual-core ARM CPU. The new Ubuntu variant will come bundled with a number of popular applications while having a deep integration with the Android environment on the user's phone. …
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Download VLC 2.0 Now, Includes Faster Decoding, Supports Blu-ray

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VLC Media Player 2.0, dubbed as Twoflower, is a major upgrade with many improvements and new features. VLC Media Player once started as an academic project back in 1996, is now no doubt one of the most popular media players. It hit version 1.0 back in 1999 and finally today, the media player reached version 2.0. Some of the notable changes in this version are support for more formats, experimental Blu-Ray support, faster decoding on multi-core CPU and mobile hardware, and professional High-Definition and 10-bits codecs, improved integration of the RealVideo and Real Formats as well as better support for FLAC. …
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Rip, Save, Convert All Your DVDs, Videos Using Handbrake [Review]

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Everyone of us likes watching movies and if a movie is worth keeping in our collection, we also look forward to its official DVD/Blu-ray release. After we've brought the movie DVD, we either want to keep a copy of it in our computer for archival purpose or want to watch it on our growing collection of portable media devices. Now, you might be wondering how to rip and encode your DVDs for keeping them safe and watch them on your iPod, iPad, Android, iPhone or other portable device? Handbrake is one such good free tool to rip and encode your DVDs for keeping them safe. Handbrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multi-platform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. Let's take a quick read and know more about Handbrake. …
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AVG Antivirus 2012 Free: Download AVG Offline Installer for Windows, Linux

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AVG Technologies has released AVG Internet Security 2012 and AVG Antivirus 2012 the latest edition of their flagship security software. The latest version added new protection technologies, computer performance enhancements and content download acceleration. AVG 2012 is lighter, faster and smaller than any previous AVG product. In this article, you'll find links to directly download AVG editions. Update: AVG Antivirus 2013 Free released. You can download offline installer of AVG 2013 from here. The earlier versions AVG 9 Free and AVG 2011 Free is still quite popular among our readers. It provides basic security protection for your computer against malware, viruses and other malicious programs. The standard security module that AVG Antivirus Free Edition 2012 comprises of are an antivirus, anti-spyware, email protection, resident protection, LinkScanner, search-shield, surf-shield, anti-rootkit, PC analyze and identity protection. …
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