how to update libre office in windows 7

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stan4567
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I have libre office 3.3.4 installed in Windows 7 64bit. I want to update to the newest version but it seems silly to download 189MB just to get the newest version. Is there an update option in the menu or an update pack I can download instead? Searching for this information hasn't yielded me any results so I suspect it isn't possible.

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Stan

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Libre Office Update

Hi, I've libre office 3.3.4 on windows 7 64bit. It rocks and works very fine. Now I want to update it to 3.4.4, but I don't find any option in Help menu to install updates. Do I need to download the 3.4.4. completely form the Libre office website to install ?

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As far as I know there is no

As far as I know there is no update option, you just download the latest version from the libreoffice web site. The only exception I know of is if you are using Linux and using the version of LO that came packaged with it - this will get updates through the normal Linux update method.

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Any option to get an email when a new version comes out?
Since we apparently no longer have a "check for updates" feature, is there any option to get an email when a new version comes out?
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If you subscribe to the
If you subscribe to the announce mailing list here http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/ you will get to hear as new versions are released, along with other news.

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I would prefer to only be
I would prefer to only be notified when a new version is released, and not have to get emails from the announcement email list with all the announcements.
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Then I would suggest asking
Then I would suggest asking LO if this is possible or not (probably via one of their mailing lists)

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Then I would suggest asking
Then I would suggest asking LO if this is possible or not (probably via one of their mailing lists)

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Recommend using a third party software update advisor

I agree that it is disappointing that LibreOffice does not perform update checking, something which is relatively common these days.

It is also a pity to have to download the full suite just to get an update. Occasionally this may be necessary if the changes themselves require it, but surely not every time.....

For myself, I use a third party program - which is free and has no nag screens. Have a look at http://software.informer.com/

Just a thought. I've tried several and find this one unobtrusive and easy to use - and it works.


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