Dump OpenOffice Get LibreOffice – ubuntu

Date: 15 Jul 2011 Comments: 0

From: http://debianhelp.wordpress.com/2011/07/05/libreoffice-ubuntu-ppa-makes-installation-easy/

Time to move on, here is how:

Installation and Upgrade:

Remove all instances of OpenOffice.org:

sudo apt-get autoremove openoffice.org-*

The PPA provides packages for Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04 users.

To add the PPA and install LibreOffice add ‘ppa:libreoffice/ppa’ to your software sources or run the command below in a new Terminal session: –

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

Now to make it appear a tad nicer under your desktop environment of choice:

Ubuntu users should run:

sudo apt-get install libreoffice-gnome

Kubuntu users should run:

sudo apt-get install libreoffice-kde

To enable PDF import capability:

sudo apt-get install libreoffice-pdfimport

To enable English spellchecker capability:

sudo apt-get install language-support-en

To enable Mozilla Office plug-in:

sudo apt-get install mozilla-libreoffice

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