Quick tip: creating “hybrid” PDF files in LibreOffice

Screenshot of PDF export dialog

Here’s a LibreOffice feature you may not know about: when exporting a PDF, the “Hybrid PDF” option embeds the original file. Then anyone with a PDF reader can view the file – and LibreOffice users can edit it too.

Learn more about this feature here

Insights from the InstallFest 2024 conference in Prague

InstallFest 2024

Our Czech community reports back from a recent event…

For the third time, the LibreOffice project had its own booth at InstallFest 2024, and here we present our experiences from the event.

On the weekend of 16th and 17th March 2024, the InstallFest 2024 conference took place at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague.…

Community Member Monday: Adam Seskunas

Adam Seskunas

Tell us a bit about yourself!

My name is Adam Seskunas and I currently live in San Diego, California. In my free time I enjoy outdoor activities, hiking, backpacking in the Sierra, rock climbing and surfing with my daughter Sofia. I have a degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Global Campus, and I’m an open source software enthusiast.…

German state moving 30,000 PCs to LibreOffice

German state moving 30,000 PCs to LibreOffice

Following a successful pilot project, the northern German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein has decided to move from Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office to Linux and LibreOffice (and other free and open source software) on the 30,000 PCs used in the local government. As reported on the homepage of the Minister-President:

Independent, sustainable, secure: Schleswig-Holstein will be a digital pioneer region and the first German state to introduce a digitally sovereign IT workplace in its state administration.

LibreOffice project and community recap: March 2024

Nepali LibreOffice community meeting

Here’s our summary of updates, events and activities in the LibreOffice project in the last four weeks – click the links to learn more…

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European Commission’s use of Microsoft 365 breaches data protection law for EU institutions and bodies

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has found that the European Commission (Commission) has breached several provisions of Regulation (EU) 2018/1725, the EU data protection law for EU institutions (EUIs), in its use of Microsoft 365, including those relating to the transfer of personal data outside the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA). The EDPS is imposing corrective measures on the Commission.…