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Microsoft Black Tuesday Patches Bring Blue Screens of Death

stooo Re:Who uses windows nowadays? (179 comments)

Angry ribbon? like angry birds?
Ribbon is as crap as slashdot beta. LO is good :)

about two weeks ago
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Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police

stooo Re:Its all in the gmail terms of use ... (790 comments)

>> Not really.
Yes. Scanning on the network port or scanning on in the inboxes is exactly the same. The purpose of the scan could be the same. Automated or human does not make a difference. Compromised is compromised.

about three weeks ago
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Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police

stooo Re:Its all in the gmail terms of use ... (790 comments)

>> Not to mention that even if they aren't looking inside mailboxes for these images, they probably do scan messages traversing their network

Which is exactly the same than opening your mailbox.

about a month ago
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Switching From Microsoft Office To LibreOffice Saves Toulouse 1 Million Euros

stooo Re:Some questions (296 comments)

>> Someone gets an Office file, modifies it with LO, sends it back. Then they receive the e-mail "hey buddy, everything looks wrong". What happens now?

Not a problem. Everybody uses Libre, and that's the whole point of migrations well done.

>> How much of those €1M savings will be used to sponsor LibreOffice?
Don't know for toulouse, but Munich contributed a lot back, in the form of a kind of frameword, at least.

>> Can we please hear a "status update" of these cities or governments switching to OSS?
https://media.ccc.de/browse/co...
https://www.google.com/search?...

about a month ago
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Switching From Microsoft Office To LibreOffice Saves Toulouse 1 Million Euros

stooo Re: I tried the switch also (296 comments)

>> Try using LibreOffice in a typical business environment for a couple of weeks

I use it for 3 years now, with shitty xlsx and docx from colleagues, no problem.
Compatibility issues in Libre have faded away since years.

about a month ago
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Switching From Microsoft Office To LibreOffice Saves Toulouse 1 Million Euros

stooo Re:EMAIL ? (296 comments)

>> I have never found anything better than the Outlook / Exchange combo for outright business usage
You probably have never tried lightning + thunderbird

about a month ago
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Switching From Microsoft Office To LibreOffice Saves Toulouse 1 Million Euros

stooo Re:Producitivy? (296 comments)

>> Hello, how about savings or losses in productivity from having to convert all the documents or not being able to read stuff sent from other places who are insistant on MS Word?

Two answers :
- compatibility problems have mostly faded in the last few years
- new laws are coming out slowly in the EU to force administrations to use odf -> Libreoffice is a big advantage.

about a month ago
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Switching From Microsoft Office To LibreOffice Saves Toulouse 1 Million Euros

stooo Re:genuinely curious (296 comments)

>> How do you automate detection and deployment of important security updates
apt-get.

about a month ago
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Switching From Microsoft Office To LibreOffice Saves Toulouse 1 Million Euros

stooo Re:Munich did it already (296 comments)

>> You would use a 9-year-long migration as a success story?
Yep. Better think an plan before acting wildly. It was a migration done in 3 steps, there's a lot of doc online on it.

>> Also, Excel has many useful features not in Calc
VB is bad :)

about a month ago
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Switching From Microsoft Office To LibreOffice Saves Toulouse 1 Million Euros

stooo Re:Reality - Support (296 comments)

>> Instead of hiring 10 cheap indians...

We do not hire "cheap indians" here in France. We use french speaking staffonly.

about a month ago
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Switching From Microsoft Office To LibreOffice Saves Toulouse 1 Million Euros

stooo Re:they just got confused.... (296 comments)

>> thinking "libreoffice" was french-made.
Nooooo. Never. Absolument impossible. "office" is an english word, it's fobidden by law to use too much english words. It would have been "Bureau Libéré"

about a month ago
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Lenovo Halts Sales of Small-Screen Windows 8.1 Tablets Due To "Lack of Interest"

stooo Linux support (125 comments)

>> That plus the fact that Linux lacks 3rd party app support

No.
3rd party apps lack linux support.

about a month and a half ago
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Pushdo Trojan Infects 11,000 Systems In 24 Hours

stooo Just use Linux. (32 comments)

Just use Linux.

about a month and a half ago
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Windows 9 To Win Over Windows 7 Users, Disables Start Screen For Desktop

stooo LibreOffice (681 comments)

>> Can they also put a switch in this to make Office usable?

Just install Libreoffice.... Or Linux with LO.

about 2 months ago
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Microsoft Wants You To Trade Your MacBook Air In For a Surface Pro 3

stooo Linux ? (365 comments)

Can it run Linux ?

about 2 months ago
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Microsoft Wants You To Trade Your MacBook Air In For a Surface Pro 3

stooo Re:This is telling (365 comments)

>> The Surface Pro has always been marketed as a laptop replacement, not as just a tablet.
mmh, a Laptop you can't put on the lap. Let's rather call it a 'tabletop'.

about 2 months ago
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German Intel Agency Helped NSA Tap Fiber Optic Cables In Germany

stooo Re:Merkel is a hypocrite (103 comments)

>> our prime minister Rutte (in NL) got mad about his phone not being tapped ...

That, sir, is impossible. We monitor everything ! We record every phone call !
An official not being listened to ? I call BS.

about 2 months ago

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