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7 Nifty Tricks to Get the Most out of LibreOffice Writer

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junauza.com: Though there is not much of a difference between LibreOffice Writer and its Oracle-owned predecessor, there are some tricks that can help you get the most out of it.

LibreOffice 3.4 Will Have Native Support for Ubuntu Global Menu

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ostatic.com/blog: The Document Foundation and LibreOffice developers have been keeping quite busy. The foundation is busying itself getting ready for the LibreOffice Conference in Paris this fall, organizing speakers, accepting papers, and other thankless tasks while developers are coding full steam ahead.

LibreOffice is the future of Free Software Office suites

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gnome.org/~michael: LibreOffice does not belong to any single vendor, neither is it a single vendor's product. To characterise it that way is just silly. We have full-time developers from Novell, RedHat, Canonical and Lanedo working currently, with many key volunteer contributors, and contributions from other companies and distributions.

LibreOffice 3.4 Beta 2 Released

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ostatic.com: Just one week since beta 1 hit the Internet, LibreOffice 3.4 Beta 2 was released today. These developmental releases fulfill the plans to release weekly betas until final.

OpenOffice and LibreOffice Won't Be Kissing and Making Up

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ostatic.com: After last Friday's Oracle announcement that they were going to move OpenOffice.org to a community-based project everyone wondered what would be the result concerning The Document Foundation and LibreOffice.

LibreOffice 3.4 Beta 1 Available, Oracle Unchains OpenOffice

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linuxjournal.com: April 15 brought some interesting developments in the office suite front. Oracle's press release announcing its intention of halting commercial interest in OpenOffice.org came hours before The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 3.4 Beta 1.

Interview: Charles H. Schulz on LibreOffice

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tech-faq.com: Anyone who has ever looked for alternatives to Microsoft Office probably knows about OpenOffice.org, a full featured competitor that is completely free. Last year a group of developers left the project to form The Document Foundation and a LibreOffice project.

Libo Developer Interview: Christina Rossmanith

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blog.documentfoundation.org: In this developer interview we talk someone who started with helping out other developers by translating comments in the code from German to English.

The Document Foundation Marks Six Months of Freedom

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ostatic.com: The Document Foundation published a summary today listing its achievements since its inception on September 28, 2010.

LibreOffice Rolls Out the Updates, Latest 3.3.2

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linuxjournal.com: Unlike OpenOffice.org of yore, LibreOffice developers have been pumping out the updates at a rapid pace. Since the inaugural release two months ago, LibreOffice has seen two minor version updates as well as associated developmental releases.

LibreOffice 3.3.2 Is Now Available

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documentfoundation.org: The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 3.3.2, the second micro release of the free office suite for personal productivity, which further improves the stability of the software and sets the platform for the next release 3.4, due in mid May.

Another Real-life Open-Source Test: An Academic Presentation

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: As an advocate of Open Source, I decided since I stated this blog not to say anything good about Free Software if first I haven't used it myself. That's why whenever I say a newbie can use a distro, it is because I, being a newbie myself, have been able to use it.

LibreOffice Suite Features Unique to Open Source Community

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thevarguy.com: With Ubuntu set to default to LibreOffice in a couple months — and with other Linux distributions also planning a switch, if they haven’t already made it — I figured it was time to see what I have to look forward to (or not) in LibreOffice come April.

Ten Days of openSUSE, Day Two: LibreOffice

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omgsuse.com: With 8 days to go until the release of openSUSE 11.4, why not highlight: LibreOffice! (since Jos already spilled the beans)

Who Contributes the Most to LibreOffice?

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linuxjournal.com: Cedric Bosdonnat has been tracking contributions to LibreOffice since its announced fork from OpenOffice.org. He uses Git Data Miner to gleen results from the main branch of LibreOffice Git repositories.

Made by the people, for the people

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standardsandfreedom.net: This has been again several crazy days since I last posted anything here, and was a sign that something tremendously good happened.

The Document Foundation Reaches Goal of €50,000 in Eight Days

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ostatic.com: The Document Foundation sent out an announcement this morning of reaching its goal of €50,000 in order to set up a legal foundation in Germany.

Mepis 11 Says Yes to LibreOffice

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: Apparently, Mepis 11, that is, the new version of Mepis (currently on beta stage) has joined all the other Linux distributions that support LibreOffice.

LibreOffice 3.3.1 Released, New Icons, Bug Fixes

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documentfoundation.org: The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 3.3.1, the first micro release of the free office suite for personal productivity, to improve the stability of the software and eliminate several bugs and crashes.

An Open Letter to the Libre Office Design Team

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thelinuxbox.org: Libre Office is one of the most exciting forks currently in the open source world. I believe that statement so strongly that I have even put my money where my mouth is and financially contributed to this project. That said, I'm concerned they are preparing to perpetuate the same errors that OOo was making.

Also: LibreOffice Pips OpenOffice.org To The Post: Review

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