Corel Serves Microsoft, But Does it Even Better

Posted in Corel, Formats, Interoperability, Microsoft, Office Suites, Open XML, OpenDocument, OpenOffice, Standard, SUN at 12:18 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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When it comes to OOXML, Corel is a particularly interesting story. Quite a few years ago, when Corel became a big threat to Microsoft and a close friend of Linux, Microsoft essentially hijacked and subverted the company’s natural route [ 1, 2 ]. Antitrust memos reveal a lot more information [ 1, 2 ] which Microsoft does not want you to have. Fortunately, copies had been grabbed before Microsoft settled the trial …


Transcripts of Bill Gates’ Lies: Part IV (Last)

Posted in Antitrust, Bill Gates, Cablegate, Microsoft at 12:42 am by Guest Editorial Team

… so.

11 Q. You say in the next line, "In

12 particular I am curious about their deals with Corel,

13 Lotus and Intuit." Do you see that?

14 A. Uh-huh.

15 Q. You've got to say yes or no for the --

16 A. Yes.

17 Q. Did you ever receive information about

18 what revenues Netscape was getting from any of those

19 companies?

20 A. I'm quite sure I didn't.

21 Q. Netscape was getting revenues from

22 Intuit. You knew that in December of '96; correct,

23 sir? …


Links 9/10/2020: DMEMFS Proposed for Linux, LibreOffice 7.0.2 and GNOME 3.38.1 Released

Posted in News Roundup at 11:30 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… effect of his solitude in that place on his life and his body of work.


Corelation Unveils Linux and x86-64 Hardware Options for its Flagship Core Processing Solution, KeyStone

AMD Announces Four 5000-Series Ryzen CPUs

AMD announced four new 5000-series Zen3 processors in a marketing presentation titled “Where Gaming Begins” today. The processors have 6 to 16 cores and base clocks between 3.4 and 3.8 GHz with boost clocks up to 4.9 GHz. TDP is listed …


Confusion and Diffusion Tactics: Microsoft Propaganda in Twitter Calls Windows (Vista 10) ‘Linux’ and Misleads Millions

Posted in Deception, FUD, GNU/Linux, Vista 10, Windows at 9:33 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… itself, but rather another free component of a fully functioning GNU system made useful by the GNU corelibs, shell utilities and vital system components comprising a full OS as defined by POSIX.

“Many computer users run a modified version of the GNU system every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, the version of GNU which is widely used today is often called “Linux”, and many of its users are not aware that it is basically the GNU system, developed by the …


Links 26/8/2020: Istio 1.5.10, Tails 4.10, MidnightBSD 1.2.7, ExTiX 20.9

Posted in News Roundup at 8:56 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… mainly intended for students but also can be helpful for users moving from Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW. You are encouraged to practice everything in this book commercially. As usual, I will write part by part by keep updating this front page so keep watching here. I hope this will be useful for everyone!

The 10 Best Open-Source Photoshop Alternatives

We all know how much Photoshop is loved by designers all over the globe, thanks to its multitude of features and excellent …


Links 19/8/2020: A Rust Foundation, Kali Linux 2020.3

Posted in News Roundup at 3:19 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… Kubernetes

An introduction to installing Prometheus with Minikube

How to install Corel AfterShot Pro 3 on Fedora 32

How to install the Windows Subsystem for Linux

How to install Microsoft’s Procmon on Ubuntu Server 18.04

How to Install a Mail Server with PostfixAdmin on Ubuntu 20.04

How To Install Invoice Ninja on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

How To Clear Or Flush DNS Cache In Linux

Install Kdenlive 20.08 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint …


Freedom is Personal

Posted in Free/Libre Software, FSF at 9:54 am by Guest Editorial Team


Chapter 1: Start With Perfection

Chapter 2: Controlling Your Computing

Chapter 3: Miseducation

Chapter 4: Computing vs. Marketing

Chapter 5: The Psychology of Developers

You are here ☞ Chapter 6: Freedom is Personal

2020 figosdev

Chapter 6: Freedom is Personal

Summary : “Before I say anything else, note that there are literally hundreds of …


Links 6/6/2020: Bifrost Meets GNOME, Wine 5.10 is Out

Posted in News Roundup at 9:51 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

… Proprietary

Pseudo-Open Source

Entrapment (Microsoft GitHub)

Dirk Eddelbuettel: corels 0.0.2 on CRAN: Initial upload!

The source code repo has since been relocated from my account to the (upstream) corels org in GitHub. And renamed: as the upstream (C++) repo as well as the existing Python package simply call is corels we now do too. The repo, to be distinguishable as a directory, will remain named rcppcorels.

We also describe the package a little on the corels …

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