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Why Ubuntu pre-installed LibreOffice using Release Candidate version (4.0.2.2) not a stable version (4.0.2)? I suspected that I have seen via distrowatch.com/ubuntu in packages list that using stable version. I prefer use stable version like (4.0.2) than release candidate (4.0.2.2). I have seen in Help => About LibreOffice. Can Ubuntu change it from RC2 version to stable version 4.0.2?

I also like update to stable version later with added PPA LibreOffice package, if it have released with really stable. Because it's more better than version before

Thanks.

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What version of Ubuntu are you using. Are you using a PPA to install libreoffice - if so which one? –  fossfreedom Jul 12 '13 at 9:26
    
Ubuntu 13.04 Raring-Ringtail. Yes, I have added PPA LibreOffice package since Raring released. I use LibreOffice 4.0.4.2 now. –  Daniel Yunus Jul 12 '13 at 9:27
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please edit your question with any replies - you also havent answered my PPA query - which PPA?. Stock 13.04 is using 4.0.2 as per packages.ubuntu.com/… –  fossfreedom Jul 12 '13 at 9:30
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I just noticed this issue.. mine is 4.0.2.2 as well. –  Smile.Hunter Jul 12 '13 at 9:48
    
I can also confirm that on a clean 13.04 install, the LO version is Version 4.0.2.2 (Build ID: 400m0(Build:2)). –  don.joey Jul 12 '13 at 9:50
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The stable version is the same than RC2, as stated in LibreOffice's release notes. That page refers to the version 4.0.4 but I remember that they have been doing it before (like with the version 3.6.6 mentioned on that page). LibreOffice's Launchpad page also states that the minor releases are often identical to their RC2 versions.

However, I'm not sure why the repositories have not been updated to the final release of 4.0.4, though the list of LO's version in different versions of Ubuntu suggests that Raring's current version won't be updated unless a security fix is released later for the 4.0.x series. Meanwhile, you can use the ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-4-0 PPA to get the 4.0.4 version.

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