The Document Foundation welcomes a new member of the Advisory Board: King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) of Saudi Arabia

Berlin, June 25, 2013 – The Document Foundation announces that King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) of Saudi Arabia is now an effective member of its Advisory Board. KACST sponsors the National Program for Free and Open Source Software Technologies (Motah: http://www.motah.org.sa/), which has been contributing to LibreOffice for almost one year, to […]

LibreOffice community gets free e-mail, Jabber and SIP addresses @libreoffice.org

The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind LibreOffice, the leading free office suite, today announces the upcoming availability of @libreoffice.org addresses for its members, starting July 1st. To foster the rapidly growing community and help it with their daily engagement, the foundation will provide a variety of free services under this domain. As of […]

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.0.4

Berlin, June 19, 2013 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 4.0.4, for Windows, OS X and Linux, the fourth minor release of LibreOffice 4.0 family and the last before the announcement of LibreOffice 4.1 in late July. LibreOffice 4.0.4 features many improvements in the area of interoperability with proprietary document formats. This ongoing activity […]

Blender Conference 2013 – call for participation

The 2013 conference will be in Amsterdam De Balie again, on 25-26-27 October.

The Document Foundation welcomes France’s MIMO in the Advisory Board

MIMO (Inter-Ministry Mutualisation for an Open Productivity Suite) represents several bodies of the French government, and fosters the diversity of TDF Advisory Board by adding the voice of 500,000 professional users Berlin, June 17, 2013 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces that MIMO – the working group of the French government including several ministries and […]

LibreOffice QA Team launch a Bug Triage Contest

The competition will run from June 20th to July 5th, 2013 Berlin, The Document Foundation announce a Bug Triage Contest to prepare for the announcement of LibreOffice 4.1. The event will last two weeks during the availability of the first release candidate of the office suite, from June 20th to July 5th, 2013. Details of […]

New Blender Q&A site: StackExchange

Still in beta, but already growing to a very useful support system. Try it out if you need help!

New blender.org website

During the past months work has been done on preparing a modernized and brand new website. First…

Blender 2.67a released

It’s becoming a tradition… 2 weeks after the release a bugfix update get made. Over 100 fixes!

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.0.3

Berlin, May 9, 2013 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 4.0.3, for Windows, OS X and Linux, the third minor release of LibreOffice 4.0 family. OS X Intel packages are now signed by The Document Foundation, to pass OS X Gatekeeper security without user intervention. In the meantime, another large migration to LibreOffice has […]

New video training: Blender for 3D Printing

You can now pre-order a video/DVD training to learn Blender modeling and the new 3D Printing Tools…

Blender Network – Final upgrade

Blender Foundation’s partnership & bizz network had its final upgrade. Find your freelancers,…

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 3.6.6

Berlin, April 11, 2013 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 3.6.6, for Windows, MacOS and Linux, targeted to enterprises and individual end users who prefer stability to more advanced features. This new release is suited to the increasing number of organizations migrating to LibreOffice, which is steadily growing worldwide. LibreOffice users, free software advocates […]

The Blog is back!

It took a long time… But the blog is once again online, on a shiny new server.
Don’t blame VS at all! ;-)

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.0.2

Berlin, April 4, 2013 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 4.0.2, for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, the third release of the LibreOffice 4.0 family that fixes several small bugs and glitches. This is another important milestone in the process of improving the quality and stability of the bleeding edge version of LibreOffice, […]

TDF releases White Paper to help migrations to LibreOffice

Berlin, March 27, 2013 – The Document Foundation releases a white paper to help organizations migrate to LibreOffice. Published on Document Freedom Day, the text explains how governments and enterprises can leverage Free Software to lower their IT expenditures and get rid of proprietary software lock-in. The white paper can be accessed from here: LibreOffice […]

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.0.1

Impress Remote for Android now available on every platform Berlin, March 6, 2013 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 4.0.1, for Windows, MacOS and Linux, the first release after the successful launch of LibreOffice 4.0 in early February, which has yielded rates of entirely new client IP addresses requesting updates each day over the […]

Fear of heights

If you love skiing, mountain climbing or a well planned railroad then you can play on this map of the Swiss Alps made by NYC911. It is part of an interesting scenario in which you have to be very careful in laying your track.
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Swiss Mountains Scenario – Forum topic
Simutrans Maps – download maps here
Take a [...]

Río de la Plata, western part

We have been able to extend our Simutrans South American maps collection by courtesy of gabyregistrado. He made a very nice map of the western part of the Rio de la Plata. It measures 1599×798 and has nice water and mountain features. Apparently the air is very good in this environment.
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Rio de la Plata (western [...]

Blender 2.66 released

Dynamic Topology sculpt, Cycles Hair render, Rigid Body Dynamics, HiDPI screen support, and…