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[opensuse-announce] OpenOffice_org 2.4.1rc2 available (call for testing)
  • From: Petr Mladek <pmladek@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2008 15:42:49 +0200
  • Message-id: <200806051542.49939.pmladek@xxxxxxx>

I’m happy to announce that 2.4.1rc2 is available in the Build
Service project.

Call for testing:

It is the second and hopefully final release candidate of OOo-2.4.1 and we
would like to ask you for testing and reporting bugs.

Where to get it:

The list of installation repositories can be found at

Installation problems:

There are some problems with the version update on older distributions. You
might need to select the right version by hand, see

Bug reports:

Please report the bugs into for the
product "OpenOffice_org 2.0". Do not forget to mention enough information
about the problem, see


If no blocker bug is found, OOo-2.4.1rc2 will be final and it will get
available in the Build Service project about Tuesday,
June 10, 2008.

Changes in this version:

The GO-OO project changes are listed at

The upstream changes are listed at

General information about the build:

The build is based on the GO-OO project. It includes lots bug fixes, features
and optimizations in compare with the regular build:

* better startup performance
* improved VBA interoperability
* improved import filters (OOXML, WordPerfect)
* additional import filters (WordPerfect Graphics, Microsoft Works, ...)
* native KDE Open/Save dialog
* WebDAV locking
* new 3D slide transitions
* multimedia in Impress via GStreamer
* multiple formula syntax (Calc A1, Excel A1 and Excel R1C1)
* ...

, see also

Best Regards,

Petr Mladek
software developer
SUSE LINUX, s. r. o. e-mail: pmladek@xxxxxxx
Lihovarská 1060/12 tel: +420 284 028 952
190 00 Prague 9 fax: +420 284 028 951
Czech Republic
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