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Due to a brand layer introduced in 3.0, Fedora now has the brand for the office suite, starting with Fedora 10. This spin is intended to be a Brazilian Portuguese localized spin that provides the legal brand for in Brazil. It will be based on the Fedora Desktop Spin.

Past Releases


Detailed Description

Regarding bug #358021, the inclusion of in Fedora is a important change for Brazilian users. We will have a legal supported trademark that replaces "". This allow us to create a spin focused on Desktop application and provide a standard .ks that can help Brazilians to build their own spins including

The Spin for Fedora 10 is hosted at We expect to keep the same model for upcoming Fedora releases.

Except for the substitution of Abiword, Gnumeric and Gimp by Writer, Calc, Impress and Draw we will focus on keeping this spin as similar as possible to the Fedora Desktop LiveCD, opinions are welcome. The spin is focused on a i686 LiveCD image, but a x86_64 live image is available as well.

Benefit to Fedora

Red Hat Brasil helps local Ambassadors with LiveCDs and DVD medias. With Spin, Red Hat Brasil will be able to print and distribute Fedora LiveCDs to Ambassadors.

Prosecuting Counsel of Tocantins State uses Fedora and in their Desktops, so we will provide a spin which fit their needs. Therefore, is the default office suite in Brazilian Labor Justice. This spin will help such organizations to test Fedora and

ABNT, the Brazilian standardization agency, approved ODF as the standard format for documents. Those users who want to try Fedora, and ODF will have a LiveCD made for them.

Kickstart File

ISO Name / FS Label

  • FS Label: Fedora-14-i686-Live-BrOffice
  • ISO Name: Fedora-14-i686-Live-BrOffice.iso


We depend on, hunspell and* packages. All already in Rawhide.

Scope / Testing brand layer is already in Rawhide. We need to build the spin and assure that there is no overlap between the traditional brand and one. For instance, we don't want to have both Writer and Writer in the spin, just the last one.

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Bring open source to your office!

Spin description

The spin aims to provide a complete set of tools for office use. It was created to provide the legal brand for in Brazil. This spin is targeted not only for users from Brazil but also for people from other Latin American countries who attend to brazilian open source events such FISL and Latinoware or for those who just would like to have the whole office suite in a Live image.


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This is the latest version of Fedora including all applications. It includes a word processor, a spreadsheet, a presentation program, a database management application, a vector graphics editor and a tool for editing mathematical formulas.

If you want to try an open source operating system with an open source office application suite you are in the right place!

Support tab

If you would like to ask questions about the Spin we recommend that you use local community forums such for Brazilian Portuguese speakers, for Spanish speakers or for English and other language speakers.

If you would like to ask specific questions about or we recommend that you visit or for more information.

Custom branding

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