Author Archive

Find a LibreOffice community member near you!

Hundreds of people around the world contribute to each new version of LibreOffice, and we’ve interviewed many of them on this blog. Now we’ve collected them together on a map (thanks to OpenStreetMap), so you can see who’s near you, and find out more! Click the image to see the live map:

Let’s celebrate “I love Free Software Day”!

One of our goals in the LibreOffice community is to make powerful productivity tools available to everyone. Releasing the software for free is an important part of that, but “free software” is about more than just the price. It’s about giving users fundamental freedoms in how they use their software and computers

Next C++ workshop: Recursion (14 February at 19:00 UTC)

Improve your C++ skills with the help of LibreOffice developers! We’re running regular workshops which focus on a specific topic, and are accompanied by a real-time IRC meeting. For the next one, the topics is recursion. Start by watching this presentation:

Community Member Monday: Khaled Hosny

With LibreOffice 6.2 now available, we return to our regular chats with LibreOffice community members! Today we’re talking to Khaled Hosny, who is working on the software’s font handling and user interface…

To start with, tell us a bit about yourself!

I’m based in Cairo, Egypt. I use IRC but not very actively

Join our team! Job Search for a Development Mentor (#201902-01)

Note that we’re at FOSDEM (building K, level 1, group A) on February 2 and 3, so you can talk to us in person there!

The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks an individual – or individuals part (or full) time – to be

a Development Mentor


LibreOffice monthly recap: January 2019

Here’s our regular summary of events and updates in the last month!

  • For much of January, the community was busy preparing for the release of LibreOffice 6.2, which is due in early February. There are many new features in this release, thanks to our volunteers and certified developers, including the