How To Install LibreOffice 4.2.1 RC1 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian And Kwheezy

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The latest installation instructions for LibreOffice

Hello Linux Geeksters.  LibreOffice 4.2.1 RC1 has been released. For information about LibreOffice 4.2.1 RC1, see the official release notes.

How To Install LibreOffice 4.2.1 RC1 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian And Kwheezy

In this article I will show you how to install LibreOffice 4.2.1 RC1 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian and Kwheezy.

Because it is not available via any repository, we have to download the archive from the official site, extract it and execute the deb packages inside. Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install LibreOffice 4.2.1 RC1 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian and Kwheezy:

$ wget download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/4.2.1/deb/x86/LibreOffice_4.2.1.1_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.2.1.1_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOffice_4.2.1.1_Linux_x86_deb\DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

How to install LibreOffice 4.2.1 RC1 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Debian and Kwheezy:

$ wget download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/testing/4.2.1/deb/x86_64/LibreOffice_4.2.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.2.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
$ cd LibreOffice_4.2.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb\DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

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