Download appropriate version from here

libreOffice install

It seems openoffice has seen the end of its name. After sun decided to drop openoffice, the team members who did enjoy working on it decided it was time to take the project up themselves. Calling it LibreOffice.

Lets get started on the installing:

Tested on: Ubuntu 10.10 , Mint 9, Fluxbox 9

Please note that LibreOffice is still a beta version and not meant for production purposes.

Since openoffice is getting replaced by this if you wish to uninstalling open office follow this:

sudo apt-get remove openoffice*.*

Installing:

  • Download appropriate version from here
  • Extract the file to ~/Desktop
  • Rename the file as libreoffice
  • Paste this in the terminal


sudo dpkg -i ~/Desktop/libreoffice/DEBS/*.deb

  • Run the following command to finish the installation:

sudo dpkg -i ~/Desktop/libreoffice/DEBS/desktop-integration/libreoffice3.3-debian-menus_3.3-9526_all.deb

If the install was successful, access shall be seen in Applications > Office

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