Future Ubuntu Releases Will be Shipped With LibreOffice, Says Mark Shuttleworth

OpenOffice’s future was doomed from the day when Oracle acquired SUN Microsystems. The eventuality became even more obvious when they pulled the plug on OpenSolaris. Thankfully, OpenOffice is an open source software and leading contributors of the original project has forked OpenOffice and the new project will be called LibreOffice.

The Document Foundation
OpenOffice development community have today announced the launch of “The Document Foundation” which will develop the new fork of OpenOffice called LibreOffice. The decision was hailed across the lengths and breadths of open source community.

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