Install LibreOffice in Fedora ,Ubuntu , LinuxMint and Debian | PPA launchpad| Linux


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  Updated-03/06/2011 (Libreoffice3.4 final is released)    LibreOffice is a productivity suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and available on a variety of platforms. It is free software and therefore free to download, use and distribute.

LibreOffice 3.4 is available for download at the LibreOffice Web site. The current release is basically a rebranded version of In this post will show you how to install Libre Office in Ubuntu (Via official PPA launchpad, Debian, LinuxMint and Fedora.

Install LibreOffice in Fedora:

1- First you need to download the rpm package from this page

2- Extract the package to /Download folder using the following command(Change x.x.x- to the current download release):

tar xvzf LO_x.x.x-_Linux_x86_install-rpm_en-US.tar.gz

3- Cd the extracted directory

cd /Downloads/en-US

4- Now go to the RPMs directory, under root run this command to install the RPM packages:

rpm -ivh *rpm

5- Now you need to install LibreOffice menu entries. To do that cd the sub directory desktop-integration

cd /Downloads/en-US/RPMS/desktop-integration

6- And run the following command to install LibreOffice menu entries :

rpm -ivh *rpm

Install LibreOffice in Ubuntu, LinuxMint and Debian:

  • Install LibreOffice using PPA in Ubuntu and LinuxMint :

If you want to install in ubuntu/LinuxMint via ppa, open terminal and copy the following command to your terminal :

First remove openoffice

sudo apt-get purge openoffice

Then run these commands to add the repository and to install Libreoffice:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libreoffice language-support-en

– If you are using Gnome desktop use after adding the ppa above use this command to install Openoffice:

sudo apt-get install libreoffice libreoffice-gnome language-support-en

-For Kde use this :

sudo apt-get install libreoffice libreoffice-kde
  • Install Libreoffice using the .deb file in Debian based systems ( Ubuntu, LinuxMint …)

First download the debian packages .de from this Link

1-Now extract the downloaded packages manualy or from terminal using the following command (Change x.x.x- to the current download release):

tar xvzf LO_x.x.x-_Linux_x86_install-rpm_en-US.tar.gz

Or manualy :

2- Cd the extracted directory:

cd /Downloads/en-US/DEBS/

3- Now Install the .deb packages using the following command :

sudo dpkg -i *.deb

4- Now you need to install the LibreOffice menu entries, first cd the sub directory

cd /Downloads/en-US/DEBS/desktop-integration

5- Then install the package:

sudo dpkg -i *.deb



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