Marketing Archive

Annual Report 2021: Attracting new contributors to LibreOffice

Bringing new community members on board, and helping them to get started in the LibreOffice community, is an essential part of our work. Here’s what we did in 2021…

(This is part of The Document Foundation’s Annual Report for 2021 – we’ll post the full version here soon.)

Onboarding tools and sites

Joining

Panel Discussion on Mentorship (Fedora Mentor Summit 2022) – including LibreOffice

How do different free and open source software projects do mentorship, and how can we all learn from each other? Daniel Garcia Moreno (EndlessOS Foundation and GNOME), Emily Gonyer (openSUSE), Ilmari Lauhakangas (The Document Foundation), and Marie Nordin (Fedora) discuss this in a panel moderated by Ben Cotton:

Annual Report 2021: LibreOffice releases and updates

In 2021, LibreOffice celebrated its eleventh birthday. Two new major versions of the suite introduced a variety of new features, while minor releases helped to improve stability as well

(This is part of The Document Foundation’s Annual Report for 2021 – we’ll post the full version here soon.)

The Document Foundation announced

Community Member Monday: Ravi Dwivedi

Today we’re chatting with Ravi Dwivedi, a free software supporter who recently joined our marketing community

To start, tell us a bit about yourself!

I am from India, and I recently received my masters degree (M.Math) in mathematics from the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata. I am looking forward to doing a

Talk at SFCamp 2021: LibreOffice and the community behind it

At the recent online Software Freedom Camp, an event organised by Indian free software supporters, Mike Saunders from The Document Foundation gave a talk about the LibreOffice community. Learn about what we’re doing, where we’re going, and how you can get involved – click the image below to watch it!

German coalition treaty endorses “Public Money, Public Code” principle

A quick news update from Germany: the upcoming coalition government endorses free and open source software. In the coalition agreement (German), there are some key sentences on this topic, for instance:

Development contracts will usually be commissioned as open source, and the corresponding software is generally made public.

Another section states:

In addition,