Replace OpenOffice with Libre Office in Ubuntu 10.10

19. November 2011 SysAdmin 0

>1. Remove all instances of OpenOffice.
Open a terminal and type:

sudoapt-get autoremove openoffice.org-*


2. Install LibreOffice via PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
sudoapt-get update
sudoapt-getinstall libreoffice


**Note***The version listed in the PPA is still RC4, but it is exactly the same as the final version. *

Those who are using Gnome can install the Gnome package for better backend integration

sudoapt-getinstall libreoffice-gnome


To enable PDF import capability:

sudoapt-getinstall libreoffice-pdfimport


To enable English spellcheck capability

sudoapt-getinstall language-support-en


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