How To Install LibreOffice 3.6.7 RC1 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Debian

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The latest installation instructions for LibreOffice

Hello Linux Geeksters. The Document Foundation has launched the first release candicate of LibreOffice 3.6.7, LibreOffice 3.6.7 RC1. It has been released a few weeks after the final version of LibreOffice 4.0.4 was added in its PPA.

It comes with some new features and improvements. If you are curious, this is the list of the LibreOffice 3.6.7 RC1 highlights.

In this article I will show you how to install LibreOffice 3.6.7 RC1 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy and Debian Squeeze.

how to install LibreOffice 3.6.7 RC1 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy and Debian Squeeze.

LibreOffice 3.6.7 RC1 is not available in any ppa yet, so we need to download the archives from the official site and extract and install the sources, by hand.

Download the archive, for 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/3.6.7/deb/x86/LibO_3.6.7.1_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz

Extract the archive and cd into the newly created folder:

$ tar -xzvf LibO_3.6.7.1_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz
$ cd LibO_3.6.7.1_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US/DEBS

Install LibreOffice 3.6.7 RC1:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb
$ cd desktop-integration
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Download the archive, for 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/3.6.7/deb/x86_64/LibO_3.6.7.1_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz

Extract the archive and cd into the newly created folder:

$ tar -xzvfLibO_3.6.7.1_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz
$ cd LibO_3.6.7.1_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US/DEBS

Install LibreOffice 3.6.7 RC1:

$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb
$ cd desktop-integration
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

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