LibreOffice 4.1 Released – Install on Fedora/CentOS/RHEL/Ubuntu/Debian

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LibreOffice 4.1 was officially released on July 23, 2013. LibreOffice is an open-source, simple and powerful office suite for Linux, Windows OS and Mac OS users.

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New Features

From the official, LibreOffice 4.1 new features include:

  • Rotate images in Writer in 90 degree increments
  • Send along your fonts with your documents
  • Writer, Calc and Impress now allow embedding fonts in their documents
  • It is now easy to include a series of photos in Impress with the “Photo Album” feature
  • Add a Stepped Lines line type to Line and XY (Scatter) graphs fdo#61135
  • Especially for migrations, LibreOffice adds a number of significant improvements of interoperability with MS Office formats
  • A very large number of bugs have been fixed at an estimate of around 3000 bugs, of which 400 came from authors with apache.org mail addresses

 

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Installing LibreOffice 4.1 on Debian based systems

Don’t want to install manually? For Ubuntu users there is an option if you don’t want to be copying and pasting all these lines of commands into your terminal. You can add LibreOffice’s  PPA to upgrade to the latest release (LibreOffice 4.1) by using Ubuntu’s Update Manager.

Follow the commands below to get the same thing done more easily. Copy and paste the following commands into the terminal and Press Enter after each command:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libreoffice

To install manually, download 32bit or 64bit package depending on your system’s architecture and follow the instructions here to install.

First, remove any previous versions of LibreOffice before installing new one using the command below:

$ sudo apt-get purge openoffice*

For 32bit systems:

$ wget https://donate.libreoffice.org/home/dl/deb-x86/4.1.0/en-US/LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86_deb/DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

For 64bit systems:

$ wget https://donate.libreoffice.org/home/dl/deb-x86_64/4.1.0/en-US/LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Install LibreOffice in Fedora/CentOS/RHEL based systems

First you need to download the RPM package (32bit  or 64bit package).

For 32bit systems:

# wget http://donate.libreoffice.org/home/dl/rpm-x86/4.1.0/en-US/LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86_rpm.tar.gz

For 64bit systems:

# wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.1.0/rpm/x86_64/LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz

Removing any previous versions:

# yum remove openoffice.org* libreoffice.org*

Extracting the downloaded packages.

For 32bit systems:

# tar -xvf LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86_rpm.tar.gz

For 64bit systems:

# tar -xvf LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz

Installing LibreOffice 4.1.

For 32bit systems:

# cd /LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86_rpm/RPMS/
 # yum localinstall *.rpm
 # yum localinstall desktop-integration/libreoffice4.0-freedesktop-menus-4.1.0*.noarch.rpm

For 64bit systems:

# cd /LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_rpm/RPMS/ 
# yum localinstall *.rpm 
# yum localinstall desktop-integration/libreoffice4.0-freedesktop-menus-4.1.0*.noarch.rpm

Installation has been completed and you can now launch LibreOffice 4.1.

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