[ANN] LibreOffice 5.0.6 RC1 available

Christian Lohmaier lohmaier at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 15 12:59:18 UTC 2016

Dear Community,

The Document Foundation is pleased to announce the first release
candidate of LibreOffice 5.0.6. The upcoming 5.0.6 will be the sixth and final
bugfix release of our fresh 5.0 line. Please be aware that LibreOffice
5.0.6 RC1 has not been flagged as ready for production use yet,
however feel free to give it a try instead of 5.0.5.

A work-in-progress list of new features in LibreOffice 5.0 can be
found at https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.0

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


Windows builds are also provided in 64bit version.

Should you find bugs, please report them to our 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 compared to 5.0.5 (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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