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 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.This is openoffice fork.
Note:- This is still in beta stage so don’t install in production systems
Install libreoffice in ubuntu
Before installing libreoffice you need to remove open office using the following command using the terminal
sudo apt-get remove – -purge openoffice*.*
Note:- Removing openoffice is optional you can run openoffice and libreoffice side by side
First you need to download libreoffice tar.gz file from here http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/
Once you downloaded you can extract this file by right click on it and select extract here now you should be having en-US folder inside this you should be able to see DEBS folder.Installing all these deb files are easy from command line so open the terminal and run the following comamnd
sudo dpkg -i ~/Desktop/en-US/DEBS/*.deb
Finally you need to install desktop integration deb package using the following command
sudo dpkg -i ~/Desktop/en-US/DEBS/desktop-integration/libreoffice3.3-debian-menus_3.3-9526_all.deb