You Can Now Test LibreOffice 5.0.1 RC1 On Your Ubuntu Or Debian System

Edit: Due to the fact that this article is old, the installation instructions may not work anymore. In order to successfully install the latest version of LibreOffice, please access the libreoffice tag and open the latest article (the one on top).

The latest installation instructions for LibreOffice

As a reminder, LibreOffice 5.0 has been recently released, being the most advanced LO version released so far.

Installation instructions:

But the development for LibreOffice 5.0.1 has already started, the developers focusing on adding middle-click paste on systems using X11 as the default display server. You can already download and test LibreOffice 5.0.1 RC1.

How to install LibreOffice RC on 32 bit Ubuntu and Debian systems:

$ wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/5.0.1/deb/x86/LibreOffice_5.0.1.1_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_5.0.1.1_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOffice_5.0.1.1_Linux_x86_deb/DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

How to install LibreOffice RC on 64 bit Ubuntu and Debian systems:

$ wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/5.0.1/deb/x86_64/LibreOffice_5.0.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_5.0.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOffice_5.0.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

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

$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice*

The installation instructions should work on all the major systems using deb packages, including: Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Deepin, Peppermint, LXLE, Linux Lite, Debian, SparkyLinux, Robolinux etc.

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