[Libreoffice-qa] [ANN] LIbreOffice 4.4.0 RC2 available
M Henri Day
mhenriday at gmail.com
Sun Jan 11 10:31:12 PST 2015
2015-01-11 0:34 GMT+01:00 Christian Lohmaier <lohmaier at googlemail.com>:
> Dear Community,
> The Document Foundation is pleased to announce the second release
> candidate of LibreOffice 4.4.0. The upcoming 4.4.0 will be the ninth
> major release of LibreOffice, coming with a bunch of new features
> beside the usual bugfixes.
> RC2 is in release configuration and can be be installed alongside the
> stable version on linux and Mac OS X, but will update an earlier
> version on Windows.
> RC2 is not ready for production yet (there is one additional RC
> planned), and while it marks hard code freeze, translations are
> not all up-to-date yet.
> A work-in-progress list of new features in LibreOffice 4.4 can be
> found at https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/4.4
> The release is available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X from our QA
> builds download page at
> Developers and QA might also be interested in the symbol server for
> windows debug information (see the release notes linked below for
> Should you find bugs, please report them to the FreeDesktop Bugzilla:
> A good way to assess the release candidate quality is to run some
> specific manual tests on it, our TCM wiki page has more details:
> 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 4.4.0 RC2 is available
> from our wiki:
> 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.
> On behalf of the Community,
Wonderful work, Christian ; we users are in your debt and that of all the
I am particularly glad to see that the «Find and replace» button has
become part of the standard toolbar setup i Writer ; I have always meant to
ask why this most useful feature was not given the priority (I thought) it
deserved - but now, at last, it has !...
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