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LibreOffice 4.1 Approacheth

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ostatic.com: As Apache announced the release of OpenOffice 4.0 with handy sidebar, The Document Foundation was busy sweeping up the last bug reports for the upcoming LibreOffice 4.1 release. In a post to The Document Foundation blog, Italo Vignoli, founder and board member, takes stock of the achievements of the LibreOffice project the last couple of years.

Linux office suite competition

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netrunner-mag.com: Let’s say you want to use an office suite on your favorite Linux distribution. All right, which one? Today, we will evaluate several worthy and less worthy candidates. The only criterion is that they run on Linux.

LibreOffice is becoming the Swiss army knife in the office

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lodahl.blogspot: What started as a simple text editor and later became am office suite is actually becoming a very comprehensive set of tools for the daily office work.

New LibreOffice 4.0 Manuals Published

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ostatic.com: The Document Foundation maintains a library of user manuals for the elements of the LibreOffice suite. The 4.0 branch of manuals have been getting published since its release and several have appeared just recently.

AMD Joins TDF Advisory Board To Accelerate LibreOffice

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documentfoundation.org: The Document Foundation (TDF) announces that AMD is now a member of its Advisory Board. AMD is a leading designer and integrator of pioneering technologies that are at the heart of the digital devices people use and experience daily, pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

9 LibreOffice Features You Should Avoid Using

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datamation.com: The keys to using LibreOffice? To start with, try avoiding features that make you look lost in the 1990s.

The social side of LibreOffice

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standardsandfreedom.net: The LibreOffice Project has been building an impressively rich and strong infrastructure in just a few years’ time. Today, I’d like to highlight the presence of the LibreOffice community on social networks and micro-blogging services.

Three great ways to use variables in LibreOffice

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techrepublic.com: Learn how to get the most out of the variables feature in both OpenOffice and LibreOffice.

LibreOffice 4.1 will shine cleaner!

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  • LibreOffice 4.1 will shine cleaner!
  • Try the new LibreOffice Flat Icon Set
  • Libre Office Version 4 – Tantalizingly Close

7 Improvements needed in LibreOffice templates and styles

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linux-magazine.com: For the past couple of months, I've been drafting a book with the working title of "Styles and Templates in LibreOffice." It's going well, although not fast enough --a big project never moves fast enough for me -- but in many ways it's an exercise in exasparation when I see how little things have changed since I last wrote about such topics.

LibreOffice 4.1.0 approaches with beta 2

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  • LibreOffice 4.1.0 approaches with beta 2
  • LibreOffice 4.0 Writer Guide Published & LO 3.6 Base Handbook

Making sense of the new features in LibreOffice 4.1

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standardsandfreedom.net: As the LibreOffice project moves forward with the development on its 4.x branches we sometimes get the feedback that while new features are documented in detail as well as in a summarized fashion (on the wiki and on the website), it is not easy to understand what’s unique about the features in LibreOffice.

LibreOffice 4.10 on Its Way

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ostatic.com: Last weekend Thorsten Behrens announced LibreOffice 4.10 Beta1 on the LibreOffice developers mailing list saying it comes with a nice set of new features. Let's see.

Seven great features of LibreOffice that you probably ignore

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techrepublic.com: Free office suite tools like OpenOffice and Libre Office have more advanced features than you might expect. Here are seven that go beyond the common tasks.

LibreOffice prints on Tuesdays (only)!

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skyfromme.wordpress: Although the “OOo does not print on Tuesdays” OpenOffice.org-bug is long fixed, OpenOffice.org never indemnified Tuesday for its loss in reputation. This is unacceptable and Tuesdays rage at the event has even passed on to its successful successor: LibreOffice.

LibreOffice adoption soaring, but OpenOffice still open source king

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arstechnica.com: More than two years after LibreOffice came into being, it's hard to call the open source office software anything but a success. There are possibly tens of millions of people who use it—or at least have it installed on their computers. But how close is LibreOffice to overtaking OpenOffice, the king of open source productivity suites?

First Update to LibreOffice 4.0 Released

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ostatic.com: Today The Document Foundation announced an update to the milestone LibreOffice 4.0 released just one month ago. In that time, quite a large number of annoying bugs have been squashed. This update is recommended for all running 4.0.

Michael Meeks about LibreOffice 4.0

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worldofgnome.org: Michael Meeks, who has always been an important player in the LibreOffice team, explains the technical details of the highlights of this release and shares some future plans and hopes with us in this quick interview.

What you can learn from the monster LibreOffice project

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infoworld.com: More developers with varying skills, yet better code? More iterations, yet greater stability? It's happening with LibreOffice

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