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What is the difference between fresh vs stable version? [closed]

asked 2014-05-05 03:28:20 +0200

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updated 2014-05-05 22:54:38 +0200

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im new to libre, but like what i have seen. need a suite to replace my MS office 2003. not sure what is meant by fresh vs stable

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answered 2014-05-05 03:50:20 +0200

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Basically, Fresh has the newest features (although now on v 4.2.3 with 4.2.4 coming out this week so closer to a stable version than a fresh version) but also a higher risk of weird things happening (especially when at the 4.x.0/4.x.1 stage.

A Stable version has been around for awhile (approx 6-9 months) so most of the bugs have been worked out. You would want to use this if you are a business or using the program to the extreme and desire a low risk of problems.

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Thanks. Kinda what I suspected, but didnt see a clear answer on the websitee.

ESScott117 gravatar imageESScott117 ( 2014-05-05 05:16:24 +0200 )edit

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