How To Install LibreOffice 2.0 RC1 On Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia And OpenMandriva

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

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 4.2.0 RC1, which  has been released a while ago, bringing some DOCX/RTF import fixes, image transformation in SVG Import support, the SpinButton has been removed, etc. For more information, see the changelog.

 how to install LibreOffice 2.0 RC1 on Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva.

In this article I will show you how to install LibreOffice 2.0 RC1 on Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva.

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

How to install LibreOffice 2.0 RC1 on 32 bit Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva systems:

$ wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/4.2.0/rpm/x86/LibreOfficeDev_4.2.0.0.beta2_Linux_x86_rpm.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOfficeDev_4.2.0.0.beta2_Linux_x86_rpm.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOfficeDev_4.2.0.0.beta2_Linux_x86_rpm/RPMS
$ sudo rpm -i *.rpm

How to install LibreOffice 2.0 RC1 on 32 bit Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva systems:

$ wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/4.2.0/rpm/x86_64/LibreOfficeDev_4.2.0.0.beta2_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOfficeDev_4.2.0.0.beta2_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOfficeDev_4.2.0.0.beta2_Linux_x86-64_rpm/RPMS
$ sudo rpm -i *.rpm

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