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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
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.
I downloaded the new LibreOffice not long afterwards, replacing version 3.3, which I had been using for several months. I've been using version 3.4.2 for my daily writing ever since, and while I can't say I've noticed a big difference over version 3.3, the software does indeed feel very solid.
I've also been experimenting with some of LibreOffice's many extensions, which--much like Firefox add-ons--can enrich the software's capabilities considerably. Here are a few I think help make the free and open source LibreOffice productivity suite a business powerhouse.