Switching from MS Word to OOo Writer

OpenOffice.org is a brilliant office suite, and in a lot of cases can make a very suitable alternative to Microsoft's dominant product.

Nevertheless, OOo can be a bit daunting initially, as sometimes exactly how you perform a particular task can differ between Microsoft's suite and our favourite Free one.

Linux Forums have a great post about switching from MS Word over to OOo Writer and it goes ...

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Portable Apps - free software you can take with you

Today's FOSSwire tutorial actually comes to you from the world of Windows, where I'm going to be showing you how you can grab some of the top cross-platform free/open source software and take it with you wherever you go. You can then plug in and run your favourite Free applications on any Windows machine.

All this is possible thanks to the extraordinary people at PortableApps.com. What ...

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30 top FOSS apps for Windows

Now obviously we love Linux (and other free operating systems) here at FOSSwire, but if you're still running Windows, or you're on a shared machine, you can still have a wonderful oasis of free software on your Windows box.

The Simple Dollar have a nice round-up of 30 top FOSS applications, and it features some awesome pieces of software.

Of their list, I reckon these ones are particularly ...

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