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LibreOffice 3.4 Beta 2 Released

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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. The original 3.4 release date has slipped a bit from the earlier May 2 estimate, but is on track for May 31.

The changelog of fixes since Beta 1 is short and features primarily obscure and low-incident bugs signaling that things seem on track for final release. The changelog lists updates such as:

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