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  • Serious LibreOffice update fixes 54 bugs

    Posted April 14, 2013 - 7:00 pm

    File import and export are improved in the new stability-focused LibreOffice 3.6.6.
  • LibreOffice update brings remote presentation app to Windows, Mac

    Posted March 7, 2013 - 12:31 pm

    One of the highlights of the Document Foundation's LibreOffice 4.0 release last month was the addition of Impress Remote, a mobile app that lets users control LibreOffice presentations from their Android phone.
  • Six good reasons to download LibreOffice 4.0

    Posted February 11, 2013 - 8:30 am

    Want to control your presentation from your Android phone? Then this is the (free) suite for you.
  • LibreOffice 4.0 speaks content management

    Posted February 7, 2013 - 5:59 pm

    With the release of LibreOffice 4.0, the Document Foundation continues to makes strides in preparing the open source office suite for enterprise use, adding the ability to work with many ECM (enterprise content management) systems and updated compatibility with many Microsoft file formats.
  • Six new features coming in LibreOffice 4.0

    Posted January 22, 2013 - 5:31 pm

    It's hard to believe LibreOffice has only been around about two years, so thoroughly has it come to dominate as the leading free and open source productivity suite, but late last week a release candidate for its next major version appeared.
  • Help improve LibreOffice 4.0 in a 'test marathon' this month

    Posted December 11, 2012 - 10:44 am

    If you've ever used free and open source software for any length of time, you're probably already aware that much of the work done to develop, test, and maintain that software is accomplished by what's typically a global community of developers and volunteers.
  • LibreOffice 3.5.5 addresses multiple arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities

    Posted August 2, 2012 - 1:06 pm

    Version 3.5.5 of the LibreOffice free personal productivity suite contains fixes for multiple security vulnerabilities that could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the active user, according to The Document Foundation -- the organization overseeing the software's development.
  • LibreOffice for Android Is in the works

    Posted July 9, 2012 - 7:21 am

    We've known for some time already that an Android version of LibreOffice was on the way sooner or later, and earlier this week Michael Meeks, a Linux desktop architect at SUSE who coordinates LibreOffice development work, provided an update.
  • Can Apache OpenOffice still compete with LibreOffice?

    Posted May 10, 2012 - 7:31 am

    It used to be that was the leading open source alternative to proprietary productivity suites like Microsoft Office, and it was included in pretty much all the major Linux distributions.
  • Coming to LibreOffice: Collaborative editing

    Posted March 31, 2012 - 7:40 am

    LibreOffice has been growing by leaps and bounds ever since it sprang up out of its OpenOffice roots back in 2010, with frequent improvements, a veritable horde of developers, and ever-increasing corporate endorsements.
  • LibreOffice gets a fresh update

    Posted March 18, 2012 - 7:41 am

    Just a month after the release of LibreOffice 3.5, the Document Foundation on Thursday announced an update to the software that's designed to increase the stability and security of the free office productivity suite.
  • LibreOffice backers want community to join 'bug hunt'

    Posted December 21, 2011 - 1:19 pm

    The organization behind LibreOffice is hoping community members will help it uncover problems with an upcoming release of the open-source office suite via an international "bug hunt" next week.
  • With Version 3.4.2, LibreOffice Is Enterprise-Ready

    Posted August 1, 2011 - 9:17 pm

    The Document Foundation on Monday announced the release of version 3.4.2 of its LibreOffice productivity software suite, which not only offers a raft of improvements but is also the first version of the suite to be declared enterprise-ready.

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