Monday, October 23, 2017

How to Install LibreOffice on Ubuntu 16.04 & Higher

   LibreOffice is a powerful office suite – its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity. LibreOffice includes several applications that make it the most powerful Free and Open Source office suite on the market: Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), Draw (vector graphics and flowcharts), Base (databases), and Math (formula editing).

LibreOffice Changelog :
  • unknown Read [Caolán McNamara]
  • sw: DeleteAndJoin found yet another way to delete new redline [Michael Stahl]
  • SYLK import: check ;X;Y;C;R col/row validity early [Caolán McNamara]
  • unknown Read [Caolán McNamara]
  • PaletteManager::LoadPalettes() leaks memory [Julien Nabet]
  • ODF: wrong place for draw:notify-on-update-of-ranges, is in loext:p, should be in draw:object
  • 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/libreoffice-5-4

$ 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_5.4.2_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz

$ cd LibreOffice_5.4.2.2_Linux_x86_deb/DEBS/

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

64bit OS

$ wget

$ tar -xvf LibreOffice_5.4.2_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz

$ cd LibreOffice_5.4.2.2_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS/

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

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