How To Install LibreOffice 4.1.1 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian And Derivates

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The latest installation instructions for LibreOffice

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, LibreOffice is an open-source popular Office Suite application, running on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. The latest version available is LibreOffice 4.1.1, which has been recently released. For a full list of features and improvements, see the official changelog.how to install LibreOffice 4.1.1 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian, Crunchbang OS, Deepin, KnoppixIn this article I will show you how to install LibreOffice 4.1.1 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian, Crunchbang OS, Deepin, Knoppix and many other Ubuntu and Debian derivates.

LibreOffice 4.1.1 is available via PPA, only for Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia and Linux Mint 13 Maya. To install it, do:

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

To install LibreOffice 4.1.1 on Debian and Ubuntu derivates, download the archive from the official site and install the needed packages. Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation:

How to install LibreOffice 4.1.1 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian and derivates:

$ wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.1.1/deb/x86/LibreOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86_deb/DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

How to install LibreOffice 4.1.1 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian and derivates:

$ wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.1.1/deb/x86_64/LibreOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb
$ cd LibreOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

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3 comments on “How To Install LibreOffice 4.1.1 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian And Derivates
  1. Jany says:

    Thanks, that helps alot.

  2. J3RN says:

    I’d just like to point out a few things:

    1. Untarring the archive, “tar -xf Libreoffice…” before going into it.

    2. Going into the DEBS directory before the dpkg command, “cd LibreOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS”

    Anyhow, thanks for the help!

  3. John Kim says:

    Just what I needed. 3.5 is long time ago…

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