In this article, we will provide a comprehensive guide on how to install LibreOffice 7.5 on Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
LibreOffice is a popular open-source office suite that offers a range of tools for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and more.
It is a free alternative to Microsoft Office and is compatible with the most common file formats, making it an ideal choice for those who want to save money on office software.
Prerequisites for LibreOffice 7.5
Before we get started with the installation process, it’s important to ensure that your system is up to date
sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y
Downloading LibreOffice 7.5
The first step in installing LibreOffice 7.5 is to download the software. There are two ways to download the software – using the PPA or using an installer file.
Method 1: Using the PPA
Open a terminal window and run the following command to add the LibreOffice repository to your system.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
Update the system and install LibreOffice 7.5
sudo apt update && sudo apt install libreoffice
Method 2: Using the Installer file
- Open a web browser and navigate to the LibreOffice download page.
- Select the version of LibreOffice that you want to download – in this case, LibreOffice 7.5.
- Click the Download button to start the download process or use the below command to download using wget
- Once the download is complete, untar the file and start the installation by using the below commands.
tar -xf LibreOffice_7.5.0_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz && cd LibreOffice_220.127.116.11_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS/
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
Once you have successfully installed LibreOffice 7.5, it’s important to keep it up to date with the latest version. This ensures that you have access to the latest features, bug fixes, and security updates.
sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade libreoffice
Uninstalling LibreOffice 7.5
In the unlikely event that you need to uninstall LibreOffice 7.5, follow these steps:
open the terminal and run the below command to uninstall
sudo apt remove libreoffice
Using the terminal or a web browser, LibreOffice 7.5 installation on Ubuntu and Linux Mint is a simple procedure. It’s crucial to maintain the software updated with the most recent version after installation.
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