[ANN] LIbreOffice 4.2.8 RC2 available

Christian Lohmaier lohmaier at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 8 17:21:47 PST 2014

Dear Community,

The Document Foundation is pleased to announce the second release
candidate of LibreOffice 4.2.8. The upcoming 4.2.8 is an additional
bugfix release to finish off the 4.2 codeline
line. Feel free to give it a try instead of 4.2.7.

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 4.2.8 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,


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