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Install LibreOffice 3.3.0 On Ubuntu 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat”

LibreOffice is the free power-packed Open Source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base.


To install Libreoffice 3.3.0 open a Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste the following lines:

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

If you want to integrate LibreOffice into your desktop environment use one of the following lines:

For GNOME users:
sudo apt-get install libreoffice-gnome

For KDE Users:
sudo apt-get install libreoffice-kde

When installed you can find LibreOffice under Applications -> Office.

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thanks! tested on my kubuntu meerkat (with kde 4.6) install and it works beautifully! libreoffice already seems faster than openoffice did!

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That was one of the easiest download/installs ever. Thanks

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The Document Foundation has released their latest version of Libre Office which now stands at 3.3.1. This is a micro release for Libre Office which stands to be a serous contender for Open Office.

http://ubuntumanual.org/posts/270/libre-office-3-3-1-release-out-for-grabs