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Wherever you are in the world, there's probably a LibreOffice community member near you! 🌍 And if not: let's build up a local community in your area, and spread the word about free software:

In November, the LibreOffice community announced new releases of the software, along with guidebook updates and translations. Meanwhile, we had good news from Germany, plus elections for @tdforg's Board of Directors:

Get more out of LibreOffice's database component! Our volunteer-driven documentation community has refreshed the guidebook for the latest release:

We looked up the word "awesome" in the dictionary, and it said: "People who contribute to LibreOffice." It's so true! Everyone who was active in our community in November can claim a sticker pack – and we have some extra merch:

LibreOffice 7.2.4 and LibreOffice 7.1.8 have been released, with an important security fix. All users are recommended to update:

What's going on in the LibreOffice community, and how can you get involved? Check out our video from the recent Software Freedom Camp:

Elections for The Document Foundation's next Board of Directors is taking place, and we're having live Q+A sessions with the candidates. Here's a recording of the second session (PeerTube version to follow):

I just downloaded an update to LibreOffice, and as I always do I made a small monetary donation. I think I do this 2-3 times a year.


Coming up in a couple of months: a shiny new major version of LibreOffice! Here's the first beta release – give us a hand to test it, and squash any bugs:

Good news: Germany's incoming government appears to endorse free and open source software. Check out some quotes from their coalition agreement:

Starting today, we have live Q&A sessions with candidates for The Document Foundation's Board of Directors: listarchives.documentfoundatio

LibreOffice 7.2.3 is now available, with over 100 bugfixes and compatibility improvements. Learn more and download it:

A Czech translation of the LibreOffice Draw Guide 7.1 is now available! Thanks to everyone in the community who made it happen. 😊 Want to have more documentation in other languages? Give us a hand:

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