The Document Foundation has made the latest version of its LibreOffice free office suite available for download. Improvements have been made. Here’s the news: http://goo.gl/vSh7z.
Those who have followed my perennial thread on the virtues of free open source alternatives to expensive, proprietary software know that this is good news.
I downloaded and installed it over the weekend and it works just great. There are still features needed before LibreOffice is ready to take the throne from its big brother, but even now it’s a worthy heir apparent.