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First Update to LibreOffice 4.0 Released

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Today The Document Foundation announced an update to the milestone LibreOffice 4.0 released just one month ago. In that time, quite a large number of annoying bugs have been squashed. This update is recommended for all running 4.0.

Since the release of 4.0, not only have the daily downloads increased to "the 100,000 mark," but The Foundation has been discussing how to improve their overall developmental process. Since the explosion in the number of contributors to LibreOffice, the project is undergoing growing pains and is need of a "scale up."

Items addressed this release include:




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