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OpenType support in OpenOffice 3.2 (Greek)

The new version 3.2 of OpenOffice.org is being developed and you can currently download the release candidate for your testing purposes. A big enhancement in OpenOffice.org 3.2 is the support for OpenType fonts. A typical Linux user is able to do most of the tasks with TrueType fonts, however any new exciting fonts available are …

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Laptop without Windows, an update for Dell, Asus, Acer, Compaq

So you want to buy a laptop without pre-installed Windows in Europe? We have a look at the available options.

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guadec, gsoc l10n-el, ellak-conf

guadec I am attending GUADEC this year, thanks to the sponsorship by the GNOME Foundation! I am organising the GNOME Localisation BoF, which takes place on Friday, 10th July, 2009, at 17:00. I am also having a session on the GNOME translator command line tool gnome-i18n-manage-vcs on the same day at 15:00. gsoc A few …

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Microsoft Windows tax refund, from Dell

I just got a credit note from Dell for £31, by rejecting Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 and Microsoft Works 9.0.

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How to type Greek, Greek Polytonic in Linux

Update 2010: Please see the docs.google.com edition of the guide as it has the latest material. See link below. There is a new guide on how to write Greek and Greek Polytonic in Linux, and in particular using the latest versions of Linux distributions. https://docs.google.com/View?docID=dccdrjqk_4cqjn9zcj (LATEST VERSION) The guide shows in detail how to add …

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