LibreOffice 5.2.1 released with new features

The Document Foundation recently released LibreOffice 5.2.1, the second bugfix release of the 5.2.x branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements.


LibreOffice 5.2.1 Changelog

  • add missing Loader$1.class
  • byref args incorrectly passed in basic->c++
  • conditional formatting super slow on exit
  • XML number format: do not enquote space followed by minus, follow-up
  • revert “Fail loading a new document with read only property …”
  • crash pressing tab in r-o document with hyperlink
  • restart on initialisation-time OpenCL crash
  • handle empty elements in matrix concatenation
  • conditional formatting super slow on exit
  • use most recent poppler release
  • report XDG_{DOCUMENTS,TEMPLATES}_DIR only when it exists
  • Writer crashes when trying to delete cell from a table
  • [fix available] Usability – libreoffice does not search XDG defined “Templates” directory
  • message box fonts corrupted in libreoffice
  • Impress: Instead of showing “Slide Master” view, “Normal” view is shown
  • wrong password passed to xpdfimport
  • disallow Fill and Random when entire sheet is selected
  • Undo crashes spreadsheet after trigger macro
  • GSoC firebird metadata functions
  • fix crash in diamond shape transition
  • printing controls uses wrong font and font sizes
  • paragraph styles drop-down list
  • and a host of others

Install LibreOffice 5.2.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 and others

sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install libreoffice
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