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Oracle to give OpenOffice.org back to the community

Database giant Oracle has announced its intention to move OpenOffice.org to a purely community-based open source project and to no longer offer a commercial version of OpenOffice. Oracle became OpenOffice's principal contributor when it acquired Sun Microsystems last year.

First version of OpenOffice fork, LibreOffice 3.3, released

The Document Foundation has announced the official release of LibreOffice 3.3, a fork of Oracle's Open Office open source office suite. The LibreOffice 3.3 release follows Oracle's Open Office 3.3, which came out in December. You can download it directly…

OpenOffice forks away from Oracle, now called LibreOffice

The OpenOffice.org project is separating itself from database giant Oracle. OpenOffice.org is now called The Document Foundation, the future of which will be determined by a committee of developers and project managers, taking the responsibility for OpenOffice away from a…