[ANN] LibreOffice 4.0.2 RC2 available

Dear Community,

The Document Foundation is pleased to announce the second release
candidate of our upcoming LibreOffice 4.0.2. This will be the second
in a series of frequent updates to our feature-packed 4.0
branch. Please be aware that LibreOffice 4.0.2 RC2 is not ready for
production use, you should continue to use LibreOffice 4.0.1 for that.

The release is available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X from our QA
builds download page at


Should you find bugs, please report them to the FreeDesktop Bugzilla:


A good way to assess the release candidate quality is to run some
specific manual tests on it, our TCM wiki page has more details:


  - or checkout our manual test database for starting right away -


As usual, this update is accompanied with a new version of the Impress
Remote - if you would like to test, an updated Android package is
available here:

(and note https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/Impress/RemoteHowTo)

For other ways to get involved with this exciting project - you can
e.g. contribute code:


translate LibreOffice to your language:


or help with funding our operations:


A list of known issues and fixed bugs with 4.0.2 RC2 is available
from our wiki:


Let us close again with a BIG Thank You! to all of you having
contributed to the LibreOffice project - this release would not have
been possible without your help.


The Document Foundation Board of Directors

The Document Foundation, Zimmerstr. 69, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Rechtsfähige Stiftung des bürgerlichen Rechts
Legal details: http://www.documentfoundation.org/imprint


The release is available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X from our QA
builds download page at


and for Ubuntu users, you will find a packaged version for Ubuntu raring in
these PPAs:


I heard rumours that backports to at least 12.04 LTS and 12.10 (Quantal) are
already on the way, too. :wink: