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Help us to make document compatibility even better

The Document Liberation Project (DLP) is a sister project to LibreOffice, and provides many software libraries for reading and writing a large range of file formats – such as files created by other productivity tools. Thanks to the DLP, LibreOffice (and other programs) can open many legacy, proprietary documents, but there’s always room for

Community Member Monday: Iwan Tahari on LibreOffice migrations in Indonesia

Many companies around the world use free and open source software (FOSS) to reduce costs, improve reliability, and free themselves from vendor lock-in. Today we talk to Iwan Tahari from FANS, an Indonesian shoe manufacturer, which has migrated to GNU/Linux and LibreOffice:

Firstly, tell us about your company, and your role in

Learn C++ with the help of LibreOffice developers

Ever wanted to expand your programming skills, and venture into the world of C++? Well, we’re here to help! On Thursday December 13, at 19:00 UTC, we’ll have a live meeting on our #libreoffice-dev IRC channel, to discuss features of the language and provide help. LibreOffice developers will be available to

Report: LibreOffice Bug Hunting Session in Taiwan

LibreOffice’s worldwide community is active in many parts of the project – in development, localisation, documentation, design, marketing and more. There’s also the Quality Assurance (QA) community, which focuses on identifying and fixing bugs. At a recent event in Taiwan, a Bug Hunting Session took place to check bug reports, as

Month of LibreOffice, November 2018: The winners!

At the beginning of this month, we began a new Month of LibreOffice, celebrating contributions all across the project. Well, November has come to a close now, so how many people got stickers throughout the month? Here we go:

This is the best Month of LibreOffice we’ve ever had, reflecting

Video interview: Muhammet Kara on the LibreOffice community and migrations in Turkey

At our recent conference in Tirana, Albania, we sat down with Muhammet Kara from the Turkish LibreOffice community. He talks about the conference, recent FOSS migrations in his home country, and why he joined the Membership Committee:

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