How To Install LibreOffice 4.3.2 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivatives

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Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, LibreOffice is the most popular open-source office suite, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. The latest version available is LibreOffice 4.3.2, which has been released a while ago, coming with over 80 bug-fixes.

For information about this release, see the changelog and the official announcement.

Also worth mentioning, LibreOffice 4.3.2 will be the default office suite of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn and probably on OpenSUSE 13.2 and Fedora 21 also.

In this article I will show you how to install LibreOffice 4.3.2 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing LibreOffice 4.3.2 on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index, remove the already existing libreoffice version and install the libreoffice package. Like this:

$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice*
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install libreoffice

Optional, to remove libreoffice, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice*

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