How To Install OpenOffice 4.1.0 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia And OpenMandriva

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, OpenOffice is a popular open-source office suite created by the Apache developers. The latest version available is OpenOffice 4.0.1 Beta, which comes with support for adding comments and annotations in OpenOffice Writer, it now enables the users to add images via drag and drop directly from the file manager, brings support for the importing and loading of 3D graphics and of course, it brings bug-fixes to the previous version. For more information about this release, see the changelog.

how to install OpenOffice 4.1.0 Beta On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenMandriva

In this article I will show you how to install OpenOffice 4.1.0 Beta On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenMandriva and their derivatives.

The binaries are available via sourceforce, so installing OpenOffice 4.1.0 Beta on the listed Linux systems is easy. Just follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install OpenOffice 4.1.0 Beta on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS and their derivatives:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/milestones/4.1.0-beta/binaries/en-US/Apache_OpenOffice_Beta_4.1.0_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf Apache_OpenOffice_Beta_4.1.0_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz
$ cd en-US/DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/milestones/4.1.0-beta/binaries/en-US/Apache_OpenOffice_Beta_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf Apache_OpenOffice_Beta_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz
$ cd en-US/DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

How to install OpenOffice 4.1.0 Beta on Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenMandriva and their derivative systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/milestones/4.1.0-beta/binaries/en-US/Apache_OpenOffice_Beta_4.1.0_Linux_x86_install-rpm_en-US.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf Apache_OpenOffice_Beta_4.1.0_Linux_x86_install-rpm_en-US.tar.gz
$ cd en-US/RPMS
$ sudo rpm -i *.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/milestones/4.1.0-beta/binaries/en-US/Apache_OpenOffice_Beta_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_install-rpm_en-US.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf Apache_OpenOffice_Beta_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_install-rpm_en-US.tar.gz
$ cd en-US/RPMS
$ sudo rpm -i *.rpm

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2 comments on “How To Install OpenOffice 4.1.0 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia And OpenMandriva
  1. Andy says:

    Thinking of Upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10LTS, Only one fear, I NEED Open Office, Libre Office won’t do the job.
    I find nothing on it,,,,will it work on the latest Ubuntu?

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