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22 Apr 2013
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LibreOffice Upgrades Continue at a Regular Pace [30527]
Version 3.6.6 Is now Available

The Document Foundation (TDF) has announced the release of LibreOffice 3.6.6, for Windows, MacOS and Linux, targeted to enterprises and individual end users who prefer stability to more advanced features. This new release is suited to the increasing number of organizations migrating to LibreOffice, which is steadily growing worldwide. LibreOffice 3.6.6 is available for immediate download as are its extensions.
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22 Apr 2013
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LibreOffice 4.0.2 Release Fixes Bugs, Glitches [30426]
TDF Publishes White Paper to Promote Migrations to LibreOffice

The Document Foundation (TDF) has released LibreOffice 4.0.2, for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, the third release of the LibreOffice 4.0 family that fixes several small bugs and glitches. The Document Foundation has recently published a white paper to provide a reference roadmap for migrations to LibreOffice. LibreOffice 4.0.2 is available for immediate download, and extensions for LibreOffice are also available for download.
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26 Mar 2013
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TDF White Paper Aids Migrations to LibreOffice [30337]
Outlines Comprehensive Change Management Process

The Document Foundation (TDF) has released the "LibreOffice Migration White Paper," a guide for enterprises wishing to adopt LibreOffice and other free software. The guide is framed in terms of dealing with both the technical aspects of such a migration and the resistance often encountered in the work force when long-term working habits are challenged. Developed in Open Document Format (ODF), LibreOffice is the standard document format recognized by the largest number of organizations and supported by the largest number of desktop software solutions. Legacy investments are thereby protected even as enterprises undertake migration to ODF.
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07 Mar 2013
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The Document Foundation Releases LibreOffice 4.0.1 [30068]
An Improvement in the Overall Quality and Stability of 4.0

The Document Foundation (TDF) has released LibreOffice 4.0.1, which features Impress Remote for Android on Linux, MacOS and Windows – from Google Play with how-to instructions available on the wiki. TDF describes the new release as a step forward in improving the overall quality and stability of LibreOffice 4.0. For enterprise adoptions, though, TDF recommends the more solid and stable LibreOffice 3.6.5. TDF has also released the guide “Getting Started with LibreOffice 4.0, in PDF and ODF formats and as a printed book. LibreOffice 4.0.1 is available for download from the website, while extensions are available from the extension repository.
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20 Feb 2013
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The Document Foundation Announces LibreOffice 4.0 [29878]
Immediate Download Is Available

LibreOffice is now available in version 4.0, to which, The Document Foundation reports, " ... several million lines of code have been added and removed, by adding new features, solving bugs and regressions, adopting state of the art C++ constructs, replacing tools, getting rid of deprecated methods and obsoleted libraries, and translating twenty five thousand lines of comments from German to English." Overall excellent backwards compatibility is retained for legacy extensions, but moving forward TDF is committed to a more pro-active approach to evolving the UNO APIs, with more functionality to be deprecated and eventually dropped. LibreOffice 4.0 is available for immediate download.
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24 Dec 2012
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Libre Office: Linux Journal Best Office Suite 2012 [28998]
LibreOffice Writer Tops in Its Category

With a modest amount of chest thumping, The Document Foundation announces the preference, by a wide margin, for LibreOffice as the best free office suite of reference for the Linux environment, and LibreOffice Writer as the best single office program. LibreOffice Writer shares the top spot with OOWriter. The results come from the Linux Journal.
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