Wednesday, April 10, 2013

This tutorial will be helpful for installing Libre office in your Debian Machines, such as Ubuntu,Kubuntu,Linux Mint,Debian

Two Steps  Need to be followed for installing  Libre Office

  1. Removing Previous Version of Libre office (or) any other office.
  2. Install Libre office 4.0

Remove Previous Version

Step 1: To remove Previous version of Libre office
             sudo apt-get remove libreoffice-core
            To remove the Libo configuration files

              sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice-core


              If your are using open office and need to install Libre office type the   command
             sudo apt-get purge "openoffice*.*"

Install Libre Office

Step 1: Download Libre office from the official download page

                   Download here

Step 2:After Downloading the tar package right click and extract.

Step 3: Open terminal and change the current directory to the extracted folder.

Step 4: Install the deb Packages

             sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Step 5: Now Libre office is installed and shortcuts are not created in the menu.Move to the desktop integration folder and install the desktop integration package

            cd desktop-integration

            sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Step 6: That's all.Need to restart the system .................

Uninstalling Libre Office

If you want to remove Libre Office type the command

             sudo apt-get remove libreoffice 4.0*



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