back to article LibreOffice goes cloudy

LibreOffice can now run in the cloud, just like Office365. Crafted by the team behind Web desktop eyeOS, the Open 365 document collaboration and file synch service is open for beta now. The service, here, is based on LibreOffice, with file synch/share provided by Seafile. The beta comes with 20 GB of free storage – there's …

That's cool

I could say lots of grumpy things like "long overdue" or ask why a choice of cloud storage systems is not available, but hey. It's cool. Well done lads! (and ladesses)

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Re: That's cool, but not new

I'd forgotten about https://www.rollapp.com/app/lowriter which has been round for a couple of years, and so I went to check up on it. It can use several cloud services, dropbox, box, googledrive, onedrive, and summat called yandex. So this new thing might be pointless. but still fun to fiddle with

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Got it nearly working

OK, I have the cloudy thing installed, and it looks as good as any other. But when I tried to edit a document, it is less than perfect.

It all works, but the status line is drawn too close to the menus, so you can't see more than half a line of the document: http://i64.tinypic.com/6rn04h.jpg

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Re: Got it nearly working

I have no idea what view you had, but thanks for another dozen or so sources for me to add to my ad-blocking DNS

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As long as there's still a non cloud version IDGAF

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