Make a New Year’s resolution that you can stick to. Save yourself hundreds of dollars by switching to LibreOffice, OpenOffice.org or any other open source productivity suite rather than upgrading your current proprietary software. You can then use the money saved to take your significant other out on the town. You can both thank me later.
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Scribus is an open source desktop publishing application for Linux, Mac and Windows. It comes with plenty of templates to get you started quickly. A variety of components can be added to spice up creations and these, in turn, can be readily modified to meet your needs.
If you’re looking for a versatile and powerful open source chat client for Windows and Linux, then take a look at Pidgin. Pidgin supports multiple simultaneous chat room logins and a wide range of Instant Messaging protocols, including AIM, ICQ and MSN Instant Messenger.