Collabora Online 1.8 with LO 5.1 and new features

collabora-spreadsheetToday, Collabora releases version 1.8, which brings an upgrade to LibreOffice 5.1 as well as some statusbar features for Writer and Calc.

Improvements

The new release is based on LibreOffice 5.1 which fixes a large number of small rendering issues and is a bit faster and more stable overall.

In feature news, the Statusbar has been updated. It shows a word-count in writer and Calc gained the quick statusbar ‘sum” functionality, among other things. On top of that, security and bugfixes are included in this release so we strongly recommend upgrading!

Go get it!

You can get your own Online Office setup by following our extensive instructions on our website. Docker has a built-in upgrade process which you can do by pulling again, stopping the current image, removing it and starting the new one:

  • grab new docker image:
    docker pull collabora/code
  • List docker images:
    docker ps
    from the output you can glean the Container ID of your Collabora Online docker image.
  • stop and remove the Collabora Online docker image:
    docker stop CONTAINER_ID
    docker rm CONTAINER_ID
  • start the new one:
    docker run -t -d -p 127.0.0.1:9980:9980 -e "domain=cloud\.nextcloud\.com" --restart always --cap-add MKNOD collabora/code

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