How To Install LibreOffice 4.2.4 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian And Their Derivative Systems

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The latest installation instructions for LibreOffice

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, LibreOffice is a popular office suite, being available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. The latest stable version available is LibreOffice 4.2.4, which has been recently released, coming with both a lot of new features and bug-fixes. For more information, see the release notes. how to install LibreOffice 4.2.4 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS, Pinguy OS

In this article I will show you how to install LibreOffice 4.2.4 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS, Pinguy OS and their derivative systems.

Because it is not available via any repository, we have to download the archive containing the libreoffice packages from the official site, extract the archive and install the rpm packages inside. Follow the instructions for you system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install LibreOffice 4.2.4 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS, Pinguy OS and their derivatives:

$ wget download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.2.4/deb/x86/LibreOffice_4.2.4_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.2.4_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOffice_4.2.4.2_Linux_x86_deb/DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Optional, to remove LibreOffice 4.2.4, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice*

How to install LibreOffice 4.2.4 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS, Pinguy OS and their derivatives:

$ wget download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.2.4/deb/x86/LibreOffice_4.2.4_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.2.4_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOffice_4.2.4.2_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Optional, to remove LibreOffice 4.2.4, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice*

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2 comments on “How To Install LibreOffice 4.2.4 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian And Their Derivative Systems
  1. tim says:

    Im pretty new to linux and im in elementery. After im in the cd libre office file what do i do after that? Not very specific

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