Month of LibreOffice, May 2017: The final week

There’s one more week to go in the Month of LibreOffice for May 2017 – so you still have a chance to get a snazzy printed sticker for your laptop or desktop PC! Here’s how many stickers have been awarded so far:

Click the number to see how the contributions are spread across projects in the community.…

LibreOffice leverages Google’s OSS-Fuzz to improve quality of office suite

Berlin, May 23, 2017 – For the last five months, The Document Foundation has made use of OSS-Fuzz, Google’s effort to make open source software more secure and stable, to further improve the quality and reliability of LibreOffice’s source code. Developers have used the continuous and automated fuzzing process, which often catches issues just hours after they appear in the upstream code repository, to solve bugs – and potential security issues – before the next binary release.…

Month of LibreOffice, May 2017: Printed stickers are here!

We’re 17 days into the Month of LibreOffice, May 2017 – and we’ve just gone over the 200 stickers mark. Yes, that’s 200 community members who’ve helped out with code, QA, translations, documentation, user support and marketing – and each one will receive a cool sticker for their laptops and other kit. Thanks everyone for your help!…

Video interview: Florian Effenberger, Executive Director at TDF

Florian is one of the founders of The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind LibreOffice. He’s also TDF’s Executive Director, overseeing a small team that works on release building, documentation, QA, design and marketing for LibreOffice. In this interview, he explains how TDF is structured, how it’s funded, and how the money is used.

(Update: we also interviewed Florian in German, and have now uploaded the video.)…

LibreOffice on social media: stats for June 2016 – April 2017

To help spread the word about LibreOffice and get feedback from users (and contributors), The Document Foundation operates various social media accounts. Some of these have been running since the start of the project – while others are relatively new. We’ve been collecting statistics about our social media accounts for a while, so let’s share them with the world.…

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 5.3.3

Berlin, May 11, 2017 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 5.3.3, focused on bleeding edge features, and as such targeted at technology enthusiasts, early adopters, and power users. LibreOffice 5.3.3 integrates over 70 patches, with an update of the Sifr monochrome icon set and several fixes for interoperability with Microsoft Office documents.

For all other users and enterprise deployments, TDF suggests LibreOffice 5.2.7, with the backing of professional support by certified professionals (updated list available at: http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/professional-support/).…