QA Archive

Annual Report: LibreOffice Quality Assurance in 2021

Quality Assurance (QA) is a cornerstone of the LibreOffice project, thanks to the activity of a large number of volunteers and the feedback of many users who help in reporting bugs and regressions.

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

Community Member Monday: Nnamani Ezinne Martina

Today we’re talking to Nnamani Ezinne Martina, who helps out in LibreOffice’s Quality Assurance project and recently became a member of The Document Foundation:

Nice to meet you, Nnamani! Tell us a bit about yourself…

I was born in Awka Anambra state and I grew up there as well. But I am

Bug bounties: finding and fixing security holes with European Commission funds

Free and open source software (FOSS) is about much more than driving costs down, in some cases even down to zero – it’s about giving control back to users, developers and even nations. With FOSS, everyone gains the freedom to study, improve and share the software – and to use it

Fixing a LibreOffice bug in less than eight hours!

LibreOffice’s QA community works on identifying, testing and fixing bug reports from users around the world. Gabriele Ponzo, a long-time LibreOffice contributors and part of The Document Foundation’s Membership Committee, tells us about how a bug was recently fixed in just under eight hours:

I’m particularly used to keyboard usage of LibreOffice,

Fixing an Interoperability Bug in LibreOffice: Missing Lines from DOCX (part 3/3)

By Hossein Nourikah, Developer Community Architect at The Document Foundation

In LibreOffice, interoperability is considered a very important aspect of the software. Today, LibreOffice can load and save various file formats from many different office applications from different companies across the world. But, bugs are inevitable parts of every software: there are situations where the application

Fixing an Interoperability Bug in LibreOffice: Missing Lines from DOCX (part 2/3)

By Hossein Nourikah, Developer Community Architect at The Document Foundation

In LibreOffice, interoperability is considered a very important aspect of the software. Today LibreOffice can load and save various file formats from many different Office applications from different companies across the world. But, bugs are inevitable parts of every software: There are