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LibreOffice 3.6.1 Available for Download

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ostatic.com: The Document Foundation today announced the release of LibreOffice 3.6.1, a maintenance release for the recommended version. It is recommended that users upgrade to this latest release as it solves "a number of issues and regressions, plus further improving the stability of the program."

Seven Reasons for Choosing LibreOffice over Microsoft Office

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worldlabel.com: OK, LibreOffice is free for the download, and you can install it on as many different machines as you choose. But a free price and a free license aren’t much good if the software doesn’t have the features you want.

LibreOffice 3.5.6 Released

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ostatic.com: The Document Foundation today announced the latest update to their 3.5 branch of their office productivity suite. Today's release brings important bug fixes to users of this series.

LibreOffice Writer Introduction

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linuxlibrary.org: If you are looking for a full-featured text editor with nothing left out it may be time to try LibreOffice. This fantastic set of software will allow you to create mesmerizing documents with stylish text formatting, images, tables, calculations, and much more.

LibreOffice vs. MS Office: Spreadsheets and Slide Shows

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datamation.com: If functionality and stability are the criteria, LibreOffice's Writer is a more powerful tool than Microsoft Word. But how do the other main productivity tools in LibreOffice and Microsoft Office (MSO) compare?

LibreOffice 3.5.4 Released, w/ 100% Better Performance?

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ostatic.com: Today The Document Foundation released the latest version of their Open Source office productivity suite. This release comes with lots of bug fixes and something everybody loves: improved performance.

A Tale of Two Suites: Do We Still Need OpenOffice.org?

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linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Would a rose by any other name still smell as sweet? Or would it, perhaps, end up sweeter? That, essentially, is the question at the heart of the forking process. Namely: Now that we have LibreOffice, do we still need OpenOffice?

Libre Office is taking off 'like a rocket'

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techradar.com: Michael Meeks is a long-time OpenOffice, now Libre Office, contributor and employee of Novell, now Attachmate. We caught up with him to get the inside perspective on the massive changes they, and desktop Linux as a whole, have gone through in the past few years.

Open Source Office Apps: Calligra Suite vs LibreOffice

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datamation.com: For home and enterprise users alike, software like LibreOffice has made desktop Linux a whole lot easier. A reliable office suite is a key part of using a modern computer for most people. Given that important, it’s worth noting that a new Koffice fork has been developed. It’s called Calligra Suite.

How LibreOffice Writer Tops MS Word: 12 Features

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datamation.com: When reviewers look at LibreOffice and its ancestor OpenOffice.org, they inevitably assume that it’s inferior to Microsoft Office. However, when you examine LibreOffice and MS Office without assumptions, the comparison changes dramatically.

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