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10 Things to Look Forward to in LibreOffice 3.5

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pcworld.com: Hard on the heels of the release of the bug-fixing LibreOffice 3.4.5 last Monday, the Document Foundation on Friday published a release candidate version of LibreOffice 3.5, which will be the next major version of the office productivity software.

LibreOffice 3.4.5 Released

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ostatic.com: The Document Foundation has announced the release of the latest update to their stable branch. Version 3.4.5 is the recommended release for those in environments where stability is the key asset and is the update for those who were deploying 3.3.4.

Unused LibreOffice Code Expunged

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ostatic.com: The more code an application accumulates, the heavier it gets and the slower it performs usually. It's just basic physics of programming. Since years of neglect left lots of unused code in LibreOffice, contributors have been busy cleaning it up.

LibreOffice: Is the Open Source Software Suite Here to Stay?

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thevarguy.com: It’s a new year, and LibreOffice — the office productivity suite forked from OpenOffice.org — is the new face of open source productivity software. Or is it?

LibreOffice Mega Christmas Inteview

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blog.documentfoundation.org: I’ll try to unwrap this present a little, looking beneath the shiny paper. What do I see: hundreds and hundreds of code commits, which talk about ‘clean up’, ‘rework’, ‘remove’, ‘easy hack’. Sounds like tech-talk to me. So how is this a great present to users?

The Document Foundation Announces LibreOffice 3.4.4

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documentfoundation.org: The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 3.4.4, an improved version of the award-winning free office suite for Windows, Mac and Linux. LibreOffice has recently won InfoWorld’s BOSSIE Award 2011 as Best of Open Source Software, and the Open World Forum Experiment Award of Most-Popular Software.

New LibreOffice Extension Website Live

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ostatic.com: Have you heard about those great LibreOffice extensions but have had a problem locating them? Well, those extensions (and templates) are going to be easier to find now thanks to The Document Foundation's new online repository.

LibreOffice – a dive into the unknown

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h-online.com: LibreOffice was a dive into the unknown, and an opportunity to prove what the community already knew: that a chance to swim free could only bring positive results.

LibreOffice Is One

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computerworlduk.com: Once framed as an impetuous fork, LibreOffice has become the standard-bearer for the former OpenOffice community.

LibreOffice Celebrates First Anniversary

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ostatic.com: It was just a year ago today that LibreOffice was officially announced and the first beta of the OpenOffice.org fork was released. The Document Foundation marked the occasion by sending out a announcement with lots of juicy statistics.

libreoffice Bug Submission Assistant postmortem

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dachary.org: From august 29th, 2011 to this day, the Bug Submission Assistant was implemented and released.

Three Magnifiques Extensions to Sweeten Your Office Suite

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networkworld.com: Over the weekend, LibreOffice took the Experiment award for most appreciated software at the Open World Forum in Paris. I use LibreOffice every day, so I definitely think the award is well-deserved. Here are three particularly useful add-ons to improve your office tools:

Open source rushes in where Microsoft fears to tread

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infoworld.com: LibreOffice has just announced that it's launching a new community repository for free LibreOffice (and OpenOffice.org) templates and extensions.

LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org drift apart

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h-online.com: Michael Meeks, a LibreOffice developer at Novell, compared the codebase of LibreOffice with the OpenOffice.org sources hosted at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). As he writes in a blog post, the differences are already so great that it will now be hard to exchange new code between the two projects.

The Document Foundation Announces LibreOffice 3.4.3

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documentfoundation.org: he Document Foundation (TDF) maintains the speedy pace of LibreOffice development with the announcement of version 3.4.3, intended for enterprise deployments.

TDF BoD Election Announcement

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documentfoundation.org: Having been asked by the Steering Committee and Membership Committee to act as the Elections Officer for The Document Foundation, it is my pleasure to announce that we will now conduct the election of a Board of Directors.

Seven Free LibreOffice Extensions You Should Know About

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pcworld.com: When the Document Foundation released LibreOffice 3.4.2 earlier this month, the big news wasn't so much that a new version was out. Rather, the big news was that LibreOffice had officially become enterprise-ready, according to its developers.

LibreOffice 3.3.4 Is Ready For Download

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documentfoundation.org: The Document Foundation announces the availability of LibreOffice 3.3.4, a new release of the free office suite’s 3.3 branch.

LibreOffice liberation

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pcworld.co.nz: Have you made the switch to LibreOffice yet? You really should! The project is going from strength to strength, with versions available for all Linux, Mac and Microsoft users.

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