Open source productivity suite OpenOffice reaches 100 million downloads in less than two years

Apache Software Foundation has announced that OpenOffice has passed the milestone of 100 million downloads in less than two years since it became one of the main projects of the foundation.

The productivity suite is composed of six applications and is available in over 120 languages ​​on Windows, Mac and Linux. OpenOffice can be downloaded fromSourceForge or from the Apache OpenOffice website, where users can find a store with more than 750 extensions and over 2,800 templates.

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Huge Chromebook sales growth. Will 2019 be the year of the Linux desktop?

The Chromebook platform goes from strength to strength. Market researchers say they’re selling faster than ever, predicting 11 million sales (in… err… 2019).

And it’s not just consumers buying them. Some enterprises are choosing to move most of their Windows users to Chrome OS — motivated by the XP end-of-life and cost savings.

In IT Blogwatch, bloggers ponder the wisdom of Chromebooks and Chromeboxes in the enterprise.

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