LibreOffice 6.0 to Automatically Update Itself on GNU/Linux, but There’s a Catch

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

LibreOffice developer Markus Mohrhard recently announced that his work on the new automatic updater for the upcoming LibreOffice 6.0 office suite for Linux is finally ready to see the light of day.

In his latest blog announcement, the developer reveals the fact that he’s been working on the LibreOffice automatic updater for the past year, finally bringing the same feature that macOS and Windows users have enjoyed for so long to GNU/Linux distributions.

Currently implemented in the latest 64-bit daily builds of the LibreOffice 6.0 office suite and created on a machine running the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12.2 operating system, the new automatic updater uses delta updates to update the application to the latest version available on LibreOffice’s servers.

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