Improving LibreOffice User Experience (UX)

g4hDOEETEffective from May 2016, Heiko Tietze has started working as a consultant to drive LibreOffice UX one step further.

Heiko has been one of the most active UX volunteers during the last few years, and has been instrumental for a rather large number of the user interface improvements since LibreOffice 4.4.

In addition, he has coordinated UX focused researches, which have – amongst other results – led to the development of the human interface guidelines (HIG), and to incremental UI changes to menus and toolbars. Currently, the focus is on the improvement of LibreOffice Draw user interface.

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TDF Marketing Activity (and a Debian Bug Squashing Party!)

As we head towards the second half of the year – and an exciting new release of LibreOffice in August – I wanted to recap some work from the Marketing Team that I’ve been involved in over the last few months. But before that, I’d also like to say congratulations to the LiMux team for a great Debian Bug Squashing Party!

LiMux is a project by the City of Munich to transition away from proprietary software and closed document formats to free software and open standards. GNU/Linux and LibreOffice are key components in this migration, and on 27 – …

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Today is a day to send thanks to those who toil away in the background. They’re overworked and under appreciated. Often never thought of until something goes wrong but always there, protecting, providing and helping us do what we do … Continue reading

Happy Mageia New Year!

To all Mageia people around the world, wherever you are, summer or winter, we hope 2013 is a great year for you – and we plan to make it a great year for Mageia! Looking back… 2012 was a pretty … Continue reading

Wow! Where did the time go? We’re 2!

Back in September 2010, when Mageia was born, we had big dreams for our baby distro.  It’s great to be able to say: our dreams are coming true! What’s happened since our first birthday? We released Mageia 2 and have started … Continue reading