Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 Released With More Stability And Fixed Vulnerabilities

openoffice 4.1.2 released with more stability and security

Apache OpenOffice is an open-source, free and complete office suite. Apache OpenOffice also known as the cousin of LibreOffice and NeoOffice provides writer, spreadsheet, presentation application, drawing application, database management application and formula editor. Apache OpenOffice released its newer version OpenOffice 4.1.2 which is more stable and secure. Let’s see what’s new in OpenOffice 4.1.2.

What’s New In OpenOffice 4.1.2?

OpenOffice has got more stability by fixing several bugs and making some improvements. A total number of 38 issues have been fixed in this release. See fixed bugs here. Improvements

There are some improvements made in Writer, Calc, Impress/Draw, Base, compatibility with Microsoft-based environments, build system improvements.

  • Several distinct enhancements were applied to the WebDAV management and file locking: OpenOffice is now able to properly interact with Microsoft Sharepoint, enabling a more productive usage in corporate-level environments. These enhancements were funded, and contributed upstream, by the Emilia-Romagna regional administration (Italy), where OpenOffice was adopted a few years ago.
  • The PDF export dialog was redesigned for better usability on small laptop screens.
  • Underlying libraries for the solver and digital signing functionality have been updated, for better performance and increased security.
  • OpenOffice 4.1.2 fixes security vulnerabilities. See the security announcements page for more information.

Upgrade To OpenOffice 4.1.2

The developers’ team suggests upgrading from OpenOffice 4.1.1 to OpenOffice 4.1.2. So you can download OpenOffice and upgrade it to enjoy more stability, more features and improved version of OpenOffice.Notice – Download correct file, according to your system architecture (64-bit or 32-bit).

How To Install OpenOffice 4.1.2 In Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Other Ubuntu Derivatives?

If you’ve already installed any previous version of OpenOffice then uninstall it first using the following command –
$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice* openoffice*$ sudo apt-get autoremove
After you’ve uninstalled the previous version using the above commands, extract the files from downloaded OpenOffice archive. You can extract it anywhere in the system. Now open the terminal and move into subdirectory DEBS and use the following commands to install the newer version.
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb$ cd desktop-integration

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb
Now, wait until the unpackaging and setup complete and then you’re ready to use OpenOffice 4.1.2.

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