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New LibreOffice 7.0 Bug Hunting Ready to Begin

The Document Foundation is tough at work on making ready its subsequent main replace for LibreOffice, and because the launch date approaches, the group is preparing for an additional bug searching session.

More particularly, TDF introduced that it’s about to kick off a brand new bug testing, this time on model RC1, with official builds to go reside on July 6, the identical day when the session begins.

The new testing builds might be out there on the primary platforms the place LibreOffice is supported, particularly Windows, Linux, and macOS.

“In order to find, report and triage bugs, the LibreOffice QA team is organizing the second Bug Hunting Session for LibreOffice 7.0 on Monday July 6, 2020. Tests will be performed on the first Release Candidate version, which will be available on the pre-releases server the day of the event. Builds will be available for Linux (DEB and RPM), macOS and Windows,” TDF introduced.

Version 7.Zero due subsequent month

LibreOffice is commonly thought of the perfect various to Microsoft Office and model 7.Zero might be an enormous launch that’s presupposed to make the transition to the app even simpler. One of the areas the place the dev workforce is focusing rather a lot nowadays is doc compatibility and interoperability, as customers want to have the ability to work with Microsoft Office paperwork with none formatting points.

This is why the bug searching session itself is fairly essential, and TDF is placing numerous effort into getting all the pieces proper.

“Mentors will be available from 07:00 UTC to 19:00 UTC for questions or help in the IRC channel #libreoffice-qa and the Telegram QA Channel. Of course, hunting bugs will be possible also on other days, as the builds of this particular Release Candidate (LibreOffice 7.0.0 RC1) will be available until mid July. Check the Release Plan,” the group says.

LibreOffice 7.Zero is projected to launch in early August.

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