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LibreOffice 5.0.1 Turns a Great Release into an Excellent One

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The Document Foundation has just revealed that LibreOffice 5.0.1 has been released, making this the first maintenance version for the new generation of the famous office suite.

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LibreOffice 5.0.1 to Feature Improved Rendering When Scrolling

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The Document Foundation has just released the second Release Candidate for the LibreOffice 5.0.1 branch and the developers have fixed quite a few issues that have been spotted by the community.

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Here's How Ubuntu Touch's LibreOffice Document Viewer App Looks Like

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Viewing LibreOffice Documents In GNOME Will Soon Be A Better Experience

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GNOME

Viewing LibreOffice documents inside GNOME Documents (the Evince Viewer) will soon yield a better experience thanks to work accomplished this year as part of Google's Summer of Code.

Second-time GSoC student developer Pranav Kant focused this year on improving the LibreOffice support within GNOME Documents. His GSoC project summary explained, "Integrate gtktiledviewer into GNOME-Documents - Today, GNOME Documents spawns LibreOffice via a rather unreliable unoconv command-line that converts documents to PDF. It is not only unreliable but also the results are not good, for example, spreadsheet rendering results are quite bad. With this project, we would be improving the existing libreofficekit based gtk tiled renderer, which would, then, be a very good replacement of the unreliable unoconv command in gnome-documents."

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LibreOffice-from-Collabora 4.4 introduces OOXML, PDF, and configuration management improvements

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Today’s release of LibreOffice-from-Collabora 4.4 combines Collabora’s latest compatibility, deployment management, and document integrity features with a host of improvements from the LibreOffice community. Redesigned toolbars, menus, rulers, and dialogues make these powerful additions more attractive and efficient to use.

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LibreOffice 5.0 and Microsoft Office 2013 Full Comparison

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The latest LibreOffice 5.0 is out for some time and it looks like the feature parity with Microsoft Office 2013 is now a lot better. The official wiki from The Document Foundation that shows off the differences and similarities between the two office suites has been updated, and it paints a pretty accurate picture of the progress that's being made.

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Libreoffice 5 review

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It’s free! It’s open! But does LibreOffice deliver on its promise of a powerful office suite for normal users?

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Also: Should Apache Concede OpenOffice Is Done With & Point Users To LibreOffice?

LibreOffice 5.0: The strongest release to date

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Jack Wallen believes the latest release from LibreOffice might be the best yet... even with an aging UI. Do you think this flagship office suite is ready for the masses?

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First LibreOffice 5.0 Maintenance Release on Its Way to Fix Middle-Click Paste on X11

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After releasing the huge LibreOffice 5.0 update, The Document Foundation announced that the hard team of developers behind the most powerful open-source office suite in the world is hard at work on the first maintenance release of LibreOffice 5.0.0.

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LibreOffice community achievements

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Saying LibreOffice or OpenOffice to people can lead to interesting reactions. For some people, LibreOffice is the darling of the open source world, and for others, it is a crappy Microsoft Office alternative that they look down on.

I believe that LibreOffice plays an important function in the world, and one that spans beyond the mere function of an office suite. Before we get to that though, I think looking back through the tremendous journey that led to the LibreOffice project we know today is important.

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