Hurry Up, deadline for LibOCon Call for Locations is approaching!

The deadline for LibreOffice Conference 2019 Call for Locations is on June 30 and is approaching fast… and we are sure you don’t want to miss the excitement of organizing one of the most important events in the FLOSS environment, with dozens of participants coming from all over the world to share best practices in LibreOffice development, quality assurance, localization, accessibility, user interface and experience and marketing, plus open document standards.…

LibreOffice interview: Andreas Kainz talks about new icons and the Notebookbar

Andreas Kainz

LibreOffice’s design community works on improving the user interface of the software. Today we talk to Andreas Kainz, who has created new icon themes and made improvements to the Notebookbar, an experimental and alternative user interface layout that will become an option in future releases…

Tell us a bit about yourself!

I live in Vienna, Austria.…

Month of LibreOffice, May 2018: A look at the numbers

Last week, the Month of LibreOffice, May 2018 came to a close – and 336 stickers were awarded! You can read more about the results here, and today we’ll take a closer look at the numbers.

But first, we want to say a special thanks to the following people who took part during May, but weren’t in the lists during last year’s Months of LibreOffice.…

Month of LibreOffice, May 2018: The results!

At the start of May, we kicked off a new Month of LibreOffice, celebrating contributions all across the project. Well, May has come to a close now, so how many people got stickers throughout the month? Check it out…

Great work, everyone! This is higher than the previous three Months of LibreOffice (in November 2016, and May and November 2017), which reflects our growing and thriving community.…

LibreOffice monthly recap: May 2018

Lots of things are happening in the LibreOffice community – in development, documentation, design, QA, translations and much more. Here’s a summary of news and updates in May…

  • The Nepalese LibreOffice community reported back on their localisation sprint. Thousands of text strings were translated, LibreOffice Online was completely localised, and the number of active contributors increased from 2 to 35.

Interview: MK Yadava talks about LibreOffice and FOSS adoption in India

Free and open source software (FOSS), such as LibreOffice, is being adopted by governments and companies around the world. But this doesn’t happen by magic – it takes hard work by local communities to spread the word, advocate the benefits of FOSS, and fight for political change. Today we talk to MK Yadava about his experiences from promoting GNU/Linux and LibreOffice, distributing it on 250,000 computers, and how LibreOffice can improve to become even more widespread…

Tell us a bit about yourself…

I belong to the Indian Forest Service, and am actually a “forester” by profession, which I love very much.…