[Libreoffice-qa] Second Bug Hunting Session for LibreOffice 6.0 on November 27, 2017

Xisco Fauli xiscofauli at libreoffice.org
Sun Nov 26 18:55:44 UTC 2017

After the first Bug Hunting Session
for LibreOffice 6.0, which was held on October 20th 2017, we’re glad to
announce the Second Bug Hunting Session on *November 27th* – this time
being held on a Monday, for the first time!

LibreOffice 6.0 will be announced at the end of January 2018, and so
far, almost 800 bugs have been fixed in this version, with more than 700
people reporting, triaging or fixing those bugs. More info can be found
here <https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/QA/Stats/6.0.0>. Besides that,
a large number of new features, which are summarized in the release
notes <https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/6.0>, have been

In order to find, report and triage bugs, the tests during the Second
Bug Hunting Session will be performed on the first Beta version of
LibreOffice 6.0, which will be available
on the pre-releases server a few days before the event. Builds will be
available for Linux (DEB and RPM), macOS and Windows, and will run in
parallel with the production version.

will be available on November 27th 2017, from *8AM UTC to 10PM UTC* for
questions or help in the IRC channel: #libreoffice-qa
<irc://irc.freenode.net/#libreoffice-qa> (connect via webchat
<https://kiwiirc.com/nextclient/irc.freenode.net/#libreoffice-qa>). Of
course, hunting bugs will be possible also on other days, as the builds
of this particular Beta release (LibreOffice 6.0.0 Beta1) will be
available until mid December.

*And it’s still the Month of LibreOffice!*

Throughout November we’ve been running a Month of LibreOffice, awarding
cool stickers to contributors across the project. The Bug Hunting
Session is your chance to get a sticker for your laptop or PC – so get
involved and help us make LibreOffice 6.0 the best release yet! See here
for more about the Month of LibreOffice.

And there’s more information about how to hunt bugs in LibreOffice 6.0
Beta1 in this wiki page

Blog Post:

Xisco Faulí
Libreoffice QA Team
IRC: x1sc0

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