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LibreOffice Reviews

Free office suite, open source, and compatible with .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx files. Updated regularly – download for free. Originally based on

Social recommendations and mentions

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  • What comes to your mind when you hear the words ‘tech abuse’?
    Microsoft Office -- Libreoffice. A customizable free and open source office suite. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • An explanation of what we're talking about over here
    First, what is a distro? Distro, is short for distribution. A Linux distribution is basically an operating system, with added software (for example LibreOffice. In Linux there are a lot of distributions. This is because each distribution has a different idea on how things should be done. For example: one distribution uses the GNOME desktop, while the other uses KDE/Plasma, for example. There are a lot of ways in... - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Windows Defender problem
    You either buy a license or resort to solutions like this: Https:// - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Ex Muslim needs a helping hand
    You can try to use to help design pieces or work or projects for clients. Try using or create documents, slide presentations, or posters. You can learn basic programming and coding through and with other sites listed at, learn digital marketing and... - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • A Clock / alarm clock / countdown timer and minimalist network monitor for the terminal written in Python. It is also easy to expand with custom modules.
    Does the clock really need to connect with ping to Why are you doing that? - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • LibreOffice appearance broken by update?
    I can't find any changes to appearance in the Release Notes at - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • Is there any add on that may solve this TB issues?
    If you run into encoding issues, the easiest way to solve them is to install Libre Office (free) and open your csv file with the Calc program. When you open a csv file, you are able to decide about the encoding and field separator... And to save the file with a different encoding and field separator. I have done miracles with it. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • Is it normal for a laptop to be sold with unlicensed MS Office?
    Or you can just install a free version of an office suite comprising a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation software etc from - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Wikipedia doesn't need your money – it needs developers! Here's how you could help // A proposal to boost volunteer MediaWiki development
    It's my job for the past 2 years :) I try to funnel everyone to the onboarding chat before they start, my email is on's get involved page, I reply to newbie posts to the dev list and I recruit people through volunteer platforms (which I haven't seen any other FOSS orgs do). - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Dear R/Antiwork: I just started a new company called Djere Services Group. Here is our Principal Ethics Document.
    I am currently the only employee, but I believe that my business will grow with time. As it does, it will ALWAYS abide by the principles set out in our Principle Ethics Document. The Principle Ethics Document was written in LibreOffice, and the source files are here: Please feel free to modify and adopt the document for you business... - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • What are your regrets?
    I am going to say wishing I knew about iCloud in 2007 where I was able to take submissions from those who worked with Mac in the era but in that time frame I will be honest. I wasn't even prepared for taking those attachments though I was OpenOffice and later LibreOffice ready though I would had been prepared to take Google Docs files when it went live. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • When your assignment is due in 2 minutes…
    Heh, All my homies use free & open source LibreOffice. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Thinking of returning my M1 Mac
    Try LibreOffice. It's got most of the functionality, and is free. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago

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LibreOffice is a free and open-source office productivity software suite, a project of The Document Foundation. It was forked in 2010 from, an open-sourced version of the earlier StarOffice.

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