Displaying items by tag: LibreOffice

Thursday, 03 February 2022 17:21

LibreOffice 7.3 Community arrives

LibreOffice 7.3 Community has been released, and this new version of the open source productivity suite features a large number of improvements to help users migrating from Microsoft Office to LibreOffice, or when exchanging documents.

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The Document Foundation (TDF) launches LIbreOffice 7.2 Community, a volunteer-supported free office suite for desktop and productivity.

Published in Business Software

A major new release of LibreOffice spinoff Collabora Office promises productivity improvements.

Published in Business Software

German open source vendor SUSE has become the most prominent FOSS organisation to add its voice to the push for Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman and the entire FSF board to resign.

Published in Open Source

The Document Foundation, the organisation that provides an umbrella for the development of the free office-suite LibreOffice, has announced the availability of version 7.0 for all operating systems and platforms.

Published in Open Source

Veteran free software and open source developer Michael Meeks has expanded on the issues faced by the LibreOffice project which were briefly touched on by iTWire recently, drawing from a post on the popular Linux Weekly News website.

Published in Open Source

The foundation that looks after LibreOffice, a free open-source software suite that is based on the code from the former Star Office, is being forced to look at a commercial edition because developers from companies who are working on it are not being paid by those companies, a senior developer says.

Published in Open Source

A point release of the free office suite, LibreOffice, is aimed at power users and early adopters, the Document Foundation, the organisation under whose auspices development takes place, says.

Published in Open Source
Thursday, 09 August 2018 09:22

New icon theme for Windows in LibreOffice release

The Document Foundation, the body that governs the open-source office suite LibreOffice, has announced the second major release of LibreOffice 6.

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The open-source office suite LibreOffice has added experimental support for OpenPGP-based encryption in version 6.0, a release meant to mark the seventh anniversary of availability of the suite.

Published in Open Source
Friday, 12 January 2018 11:05

Barcelona plans move to open source software

The city of Barcelona plans to move its workers to open source software, with proprietary applications being the first to be replaced.

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The end of Solaris, the UNIX-like operating system developed by Sun Microsystems, is nigh, with the core talent associated with the OS and its SPARC hardware being laid off by Oracle on Friday.

Published in Open Sauce

The open-source office suite LibreOffice has released version 5.4, the last major release in its 5.x family, for Windows, macOS and Linux.

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As the seventh anniversary of its forking from OpenOffice.org looms, the free office suite LibreOffice has established itself as the most widely used free office suite, winning a race that began in early 2011.

Published in Open Source
Thursday, 02 February 2017 09:38

New LibreOffice version offers collaborative editing

A new version of LibreOffice, 5.3, released on Wednesday, includes collaborative editing and a new user interface, according to information from The Document Foundation.

Published in Open Source
Friday, 20 January 2017 12:23

Oracle drops Solaris 12 from roadmap

Oracle appears to have abandoned plans for Solaris 12, with no indication in its January roadmap of when this version will emerge.

Published in Business Software
Monday, 05 September 2016 08:44

OpenOffice floats possibility of shutting down

The OpenOffice project has raised the possibility that it could shutter its doors, with Dennis Hamilton, the vice-president of the group that runs it now, having opened a discussion recently on how retirement of the project would look like.

Published in Open Source
Thursday, 04 August 2016 10:51

LibreOffice releases new versions

Two versions of the free office suite LibreOffice have been released, one aimed at power users and the other at enterprises and more conservative users.

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Open-source file syncing and sharing software company Nextcloud has announced a partnership with Collabora, a company involved in commercialising the LibreOffice suite.

Published in Cloud
Monday, 21 December 2015 09:49

Collabora making modest profits on LibreOffice

A little more than two years ago, the open source consulting company Collabora took over the job of commercialising LibreOffice, the free office suite that is produced by an army of developers.

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