[Libreoffice-qa] [ANN] LibreOffice 3.6.0 Beta1 available

Thorsten Behrens thb at documentfoundation.org
Mon Jun 11 18:59:54 PDT 2012

Dear Community,

The Document Foundation is happy to announce the first beta release of
LibreOffice 3.6.0. The upcoming 3.6.0 will be our fourth major release
in two years, and comes with a nice set of new features. Please be
aware that LibreOffice 3.6.0 Beta1 is not ready for production use,
you should continue to use LibreOffice 3.5.4 for that.

The release is available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X from our QA
builds download page at


A note for Windows users: this beta release installs in parallel to
your current stable build, and thus can be easily tested alongside.

The (still growing) list of features for the upcoming 3.6.0 is on our
wiki - please help filling gaps there, e.g. by providing more


Should you find bugs, please report them to the FreeDesktop Bugzilla:


A good way to assess the beta quality is to run some specific manual
tests on it, our TCM wiki page has more details:


 (and the announcement mail: http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/libreoffice/2011-December/022464.html)
For other ways to get involved with this exciting project - you can
e.g. contribute code:


translate LibreOffice to your language:


or help with funding our operations:


A list of known issues and fixed bugs with 3.6.0 Beta1 is available
from our wiki:


Please find the list of changes against LibreOffice 3.5.4 here:


Let us close again with a BIG Thank You! to all of you having
contributed to the LibreOffice project - this release would not have
been possible without your help.


The Document Foundation Board of Directors
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