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Bjoern Michaelsen
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From across an ocean, Jane Silber (Canonical CEO) and I discussed her background and career path, the emergence of Canonical, the changing tech landscape, and girls and women in STEM fields. (Cameos: artificial intelligence and virtual reality.)
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Installing a LibreOffice 5.2 release candidate just became a lot easier thanks to the snap in the store. 
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due to my requires, all doc / data / slider could be made with markdown files.
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Installing a LibreOffice 5.2 release candidate just became a lot easier thanks to the snap in the store. 
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Many LibreOffice developers are employed by companies to work full-time on the office suite. But the software also benefits greatly from volunteer developers who write code in their spare time, as can be seen in our latest interview:

https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2016/07/06/libreoffice-developer-interview-laurent-balland-poirier/
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If you've never used LibreOffice before, our quick video explains its features, benefits and why you should download it today:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KC0ZdcA6s8
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You cant drag&drop videos in Impress, then edit/cut them. In Powerpoint you can. Table rows autonumbering and formating in Writer some times can be a hell. Overall LO is ok for homeuse, its getting better, but still full of simple bugs sucking you blood. I found cloud solutions more and more better for simple everyday hometasks
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Help to improve LibreOffice, even without writing any code – try the Easy Hacks from the Design and User Experience team:

https://design.blog.documentfoundation.org/2016/06/17/easyhackers-wanted/
LibreOffice is a community-driven product, meaning you don’t only help the development by filing bug reports and writing ideas for features. You can do even more. Quite a few of the tickets in the bug tracker have been identified as EASYHACKS, simple tasks that can be solved by people who want to start coding, or already have some experience. And some tasks do not need any coding at all. As th ...
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Installing a LibreOffice 5.2 release candidate just became a lot easier thanks to the snap in the store. 
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Want to get involved with LibreOffice? Check out our latest interview with Krishna Keshav, a new contributor who is working with the community to improve the software:

https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2016/07/12/libreoffice-developer-interview-krishna-keshav/
In our next developer interview, we talk to Krishna Keshav, a new contributor to the LibreOffice project who is currently working on Easy Hacks and plans to expand into more complex bug-fixes in the future... Where are you based, and do you work for a LibreOffice-related company or just code in your spare time? I am currently pursuing my Bachelor's in Computer Science and have just entered ...
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I assume they already use an open source browser, now they use open source productivity, next maybe an open source OS too? With a six-digit number of seats that should be well worth it ...
Shifting tens of thousands of Italian army, navy, and air force machines to LibreOffice is already under way, and the costs and savings are becoming clearer.
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Big Question: Can "from Quicken to LibreOffice" be done? I've data to salvage from an Intuit QuickBooks installation.
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If you've never used LibreOffice before, our quick video explains its features, benefits and why you should download it today:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KC0ZdcA6s8
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I even use it on my Windows machines.
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Help to improve LibreOffice, even without writing any code – try the Easy Hacks from the Design and User Experience team:

https://design.blog.documentfoundation.org/2016/06/17/easyhackers-wanted/
LibreOffice is a community-driven product, meaning you don’t only help the development by filing bug reports and writing ideas for features. You can do even more. Quite a few of the tickets in the bug tracker have been identified as EASYHACKS, simple tasks that can be solved by people who want to start coding, or already have some experience. And some tasks do not need any coding at all. As th ...
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replaced the horrible outdated build system of a 10 million LOC OSS project with something "new" that devs will curse about soon once
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