Oracle announced Unbreakable Oracle Linux (which is the first time I have seen Unbreakable word used in a formal software name)- Hats off to good ol’ Larry chutzpah. It is also quite a fast form of Linux for Enterprises-as the stats say at http://www.oracle.com/us/technologies/linux/ubreakable-enterprise-kernel-linux-173350.html
LibreOffice is a new fork from OpenOffice– Basically people who want to ensure OpenOffice remains free. It basically consists of efforts from everybody except Apple, Microsoft and Oracle (http://www.documentfoundation.org/supporters/) and it’s a new kind of workable office productivity suite-determined to remain free. I have used it- a bit shaky- but I really liked the new design and willingly will test it (and auto submit bugs) . It would be interesting to see the reaction of enterprise vendors like SAS, IBM,Dell, HP (and Lenovo) and etc -as their support would be critical to both Unbreakable Oracle Linux and Unshakable LibreOffice.
See more here-http://www.documentfoundation.org/download/–
- OpenOffice leaves Oracle. Forks LibreOffice (instantfundas.com)
- Oracle updates Linux for speed and reliability (v3.co.uk)