LibreOffice 4.2.4 came along

After I had built the new KDE, I discovered that there is also a new release of LibreOffice. The LibreOffice 4.2.4 announcement (codenamed ‘Fresh’) states that the new release “is suited for early adopters willing to leverage a larger number of innovations. For enterprise deployments and for more conservative users, The Document Foundation suggests the more mature LibreOffice 4.1.6“. Damn… I only have 4.1.5 packages  in my repository under the “14.0”directory – built on Slackware 14.0 and working well on Slackware 14.1 and -current. I will have to build 4.1.6 at some point and make all you conservatives happy.

Back to the 4.2.4 release now:

Packages for Slackware 14.1 and -current are ready for download from the usual mirror locations:

Note that if you are on KDE and simply “upgradepkg” the libreoffice package, your application may suddenly look very out of style, having switched to a GTK look & feel. All you need to do is “installpkg” the new libreoffice-kde-integration package (I split the KDE support out of the big LO package and into its own separate package for LO 4.2.3, so it’s possible that you already have it).


4 thoughts on “LibreOffice 4.2.4 came along

  1. Thank you for these packages. I’m a rather conservative user but a .4 minor version is fine for me. So I jumped into LO 4.2.4. As I’m using the MATE desktop, the GTK look and feel of LO suits me well 🙂

  2. Thanks again Eric. I did not know of the kde integration. Guess I didn’t read enough on the last release…..

  3. Hi, Eric!
    If it would not be overburden – may be you could consider building Apache OpenOffice as well? IT people in Latvia prefer having OO as a more stable and polished tool not overloaded with innovations.

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