How To Install LibreOffice 4.3.7 RC1 On Ubuntu, Debian And Derivative Systems

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The latest installation instructions for LibreOffice

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, LibreOffice is the most popular open-source office suite, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.

The latest version available is LibreOffice 4.3.7 RC1, which has been released a while ago, coming with a bunch of changes and over 90 bug-fixes.

How To Install LibreOffice 4.3.7 RC1 On Ubuntu, Debian And Derivative Systems

In this article I will show you how to install LibreOffice 4.3.7 RC1 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Deepin, Peppermint, LXLE, Linux Lite, Debian, Kwheezy, SparkyLinux and other Ubuntu  and Debian derivative systems.

To install LibreOffice 4.3.7 RC1 on Ubuntu, Debian and derivative systems, we have to remove the current libreoffice version, download the archive containing the libreoffice packages from the official site, extract the archive and install the deb packages inside. Follow the instructions for you system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install LibreOffice 4.3.7 RC1 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Debian and derivative systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice*
$ wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/4.3.7/deb/x86/LibreOffice_4.3.7.1_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.3.7.1_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOffice_4.3.7.1_Linux_x86_deb/DEBS
$ sudo gdebi *.deb

How to install LibreOffice 4.3.7 RC1 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Debian and derivative systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice*
$ wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/4.3.7/deb/x86_64/LibreOffice_4.3.7.1_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.3.7.1_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOffice_4.3.7.1_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS
$ sudo gdebi *.deb

Optional, to remove LibreOffice 4.3.7 RC1 from either Ubuntu, Debian or a  derivative system, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice*

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