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Discounted Windows 7 Professional Upgrade for Canadian Students Now Available

Microsoft has really opened up to students in recent years, offering their flagship products at a dramatic price reduction. Most MSDN software is even free, including their Visual Studio line of products. Anyways, I’m here to say that Microsoft has … Continue reading

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Office 2007 Service Pack 2 – Now with more goodness!

That’s a tasty service pack! Microsoft Office 2007 is now at Service Pack 2 and this one’s big. From an updated version of Office 2007 SP1, it was 350.3 MB on my Windows Vista PC. That’s a lot of ones … Continue reading

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Possible Firefox Bug: Cannot open downloaded HTML documents

I’m busy right now and I didn’t have time to look up if this is a bug or not. So here’s a quick record in case I decide to tackle it later on. Environment Operating System: Microsoft Vista Ultimate 64-bit … Continue reading

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OpenOffice.org OpenSolaris Build Presentation

I had to present my work-to-date on the OpenOffice.org OpenSolaris Build project. Here’s the presentation I put together. Download the OpenSolaris Build presentation [in PDF format]

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Sun Software Stack

I have a lot of Sun in my computer, but no more brightness than usual. I have installed the following Sun-related software: VirtualBox 2.1.4 on my Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit PC created a virtual machine from an OpenSolaris 2008.11 DVD … Continue reading

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Virtual Virtualization Pains

Since I only have one desktop PC for my use, I was not about to be crazy and re-format it with OpenSolaris for my project. Software and hardware have come a long way from the days where you had to … Continue reading

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Choosing an OpenOffice.org Project

We finally received a list of projects from the OpenOffice.org (OOo) Education Project (wiki page). After going through the lists I’ve decided on completing the OpenSolaris build documentation. I have two main reasons: I wouldn’t mind learning more about the … Continue reading

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OpenOffice.org Goes Silent without Java

Operating System: Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit) After installing OpenOffice.org 3.0.1 (OOo for short) without the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) (filename: OOo_3.0.1_Win32Intel_install_en-US.exe), the option to register my copy had come up but the regular wizard did not run as expected. I … Continue reading

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Building OpenOffice.org from Source (Notes)

I lost some of my previous entries, but below are some notes I made while going about compiling OpenOffice.org for the first time(s). In the following notes, I usually use “==” or “Tiago” or “TJ” as markers to myself. I … Continue reading

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