Saturday, September 10, 2016

How to install LibreOffice 5.2.1 released with new features

    LibreOffice 5.2.1 is the second bugfix release of the 5.2.x branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. LibreOffice 5.2.1 version may contain a few annoying bugs which will be fixed in the next bugfix versions to come.

LibreOffice 5.2.1 Changelog :
  • [fix available] Usability - libreoffice does not search XDG defined "Templates" directory
  • message box fonts corrupted in libreoffice
  • Impress: Instead of showing "Slide Master" view, "Normal" view is shown
  • Undo crashes spreadsheet after trigger macro
  • don't show duplicate index keys in dropdown list
  • RTF export: fix implicit font name of non-ascii text
  • GSoC firebird metadata functions
  • sifr icon update
  • fftester: throw on empty stack access
  • writer: treat single-column break as page break
  • wrong password passed to xpdfimport
  • GSoC adapt struct tm correctly
  • masses of MessBoxes not being disposed promptly
  • sfx2 classification: never replace the control with label
  • add new Portuguese AutoCorrect entries
  • revert "fix paint table border in DOUBLE_THIN style"
  • etBookmarksCount includes more than aTableBookmarks
 See announcement for full details

Installation instructions:

Open terminal and insert command line...

$ sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install libreoffice

Install via package if PPA is not up to date

32bit OS

$ wget

$ tar -xvf LibreOffice_5.2.1_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz

$ cd LibreOffice_5.2.1.2_Linux_x86_deb/DEBS/

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

64bit OS

$ wget

$ tar -xvf LibreOffice_5.2.1_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz

$ cd LibreOffice_5.2.1.2_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS/

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

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