How To Install LibreOffice 4.3 Beta 2 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Debian And Derivative Systems

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The latest installation instructions for LibreOffice

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, LibreOffice is a popular is a office suite, being available on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X systems. The latest version available is LibreOffice 4.3 Beta, which has been recently released. For information about the features integrated in version 4.3, see the release notes.

How To Install LibreOffice 4.3 Beta 2 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Debian And Derivative Systems

In this article I will show you how to install LibreOffice 4.3 Beta 2 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Debian and their derivative systems.

Because LibreOffice 4.3 Beta 2 is not available via any repository, we have to download the archive from the official site and install the deb packages with dpkg -i. Follow the instructions for your architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install LibreOffice 4.3 Beta 2 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS and Debian systems:

$ wget download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/4.3.0/deb/x86/LibreOfficeDev_4.3.0.0.beta2_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOfficeDev_4.3.0.0.beta2_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOfficeDev_4.3.0.0.beta2_Linux_x86_deb/DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Optional, to remove LibreOffice, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice*

How to install LibreOffice 4.3 Beta 2 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS and Debian systems:

$ wget download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/4.3.0/deb/x86_64/LibreOfficeDev_4.3.0.0.beta2_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOfficeDev_4.3.0.0.beta2_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOfficeDev_4.3.0.0.beta2_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Optional, to remove LibreOffice, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice*

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