FOSDEM developer room schedule …

This year’s pre-eminent European Free Software conference: FOSDEM (Brussels 5-6th February) will have a great LibreOffice presence. We have just published our developer room schedule with some great speakers and talks. Come and hear about how you can get involved with developing LibreOffice, and/or pop by the stand to meet the people behind the project. Hope to see you there next month.…

Ubuntu 11.04 will ship LibreOffice instead of OOo

According to this posting,, Ubuntu 11.04 will ship LibreOffice instead of OOo. Several other distributions are rumored to at least ship LibreOffice by default. Great times ahead!

Public phone conferences in 2011

Now that the new year has started, we will also start a new round of public phone conferences. If you want to participate, you can cast your vote on the date and time at Doodle. For the marketing phone conference, see details at and for the steering committee call at

More information on the calls itself as well as the agenda is available in the wiki at respectively

The LibreOffice website is live!

The LibreOffice website is live! and as well as other languages.

LibreOffice 3.3 Release Candidate 2 available for download

Dear Community,

The Document Foundation is happy to announce the second release candidate of LibreOffice 3.3. This release comes with lots of improvements and bugfixes, and a very substantial reduction in size for the Windows installer. As usual, be warned that this is beta quality software – nevertheless, we ask you to play with it – we very much welcome your feedback and testing!

A personal note on Christmas

To our Community, dear users and loyal friends:

It’s been nearly three months since The Document Foundation began to breathe, and it is no secret I convey when I say that these months have been the most challenging, but also the most exciting and most fascinating moments in the life of our free office suite. In just a short period of time, something very big has grown out of an idea’s small seed, and all of you are a part of it and contributed so much to its success.…