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Office 2007 documents in OpenOffice.org (Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron)


Once Hardy Heron is set up, I need to start working. One of the most important thing is the ability to open and save Microsoft Office 2007 documents. I had no problems with that when I was in openSUSE 10.3 especially after updating to the latest OpenOffice OpenXML translator provided by Novell. In fact, that’s […]

Hardy Heron, The Cool


I downloaded Hardy Heron release while it’s hot. Waited all night (I slept, though). Move my data elsewhere this morning – but lost some due to my mistake and prepare for take-off. By 12.00 pm, Hardy Heron booted Live and I played around a bit. Still, no wireless, bluetooth, or sound although they are detected. […]

Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron LTS Just Released!


Yay! I’ve been waiting all day… heh, more like two weeks actually! It was “Coming soon” this morning and I’ve been checking throughout the day. Five minutes ago, I opened Firefox and it’s out so I’m downloading now. The download would take another 2 to 3 hours. But what’s a few hours compared to two […]

Lenovo IdeaPad (3000) Y410 Model 7757 and Linux


Getting Linux to run on Lenovo 3000 Y410 is not so hard. However, there are some issues with the Wireless and Sound. The main problem is the Wireless RF kill switch is somehow on and you can’t turn it off even with the hardware switch. It seems that the hardware switch is the same as the Fn-F5 + […]