Install LibreOffice 3.5 on Ubuntu 11.10 / Linux Mint 12

LibreOffice is the power-packed free, libre and open source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and GNU/Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base. LibreOffices announces the 3.5.0 Final on 2012-02-14,  Here is the tutorial about the installation of LibreOffice 3.5 on Ubuntu 11.10 / Linux Mint 12.

 

 

Requirements: 

  • Linux kernel version 2.6.18 or higher;
  • glibc2 version 2.5 or higher;
  • gtk version 2.10.4 or higher;
  • Pentium-compatible PC (Pentium III, Athlon or more-recent system recommended);
  • 256Mb RAM (512Mb RAM recommended);
  • Up to 1.55Gb available hard disk space;
  • X Server with 1024×768 resolution (higher resolution recommended), with at least 256 colors;
  • Gnome 2.16 or higher, with the gail 1.8.6 and at-spi 1.7 packages (required for support for assistive technology [AT] tools), or another compatible GUI (such as KDE, among others).

For certain features of the software – but not most – Java is required. Java is notably required for Base.

This installation method is not recommended by Ubuntu, so do it on own risk.

Download LibreOffice:

The first thing you need to Download LibreOffice package from the LibreOffice.

Open Terminal ( Ctrl + Alt + T ).

32 bit version

raj@geeksite~/$ wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/3.5.0/deb/x86/LibO_3.5.0_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz

64 bit version

raj@geeksite~/$ wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/3.5.0/deb/x86_64/LibO_3.5.0_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz

Remove LibreOffice 3.4:

Remove the old LibreOffice version (If already have it installed).

raj@geeksite~/$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice*

Install LibreOffice 3.5:

Extract the Tar ball.

raj@geeksite~/$ tar -zxvf LibO_3.5.0_Linux_*

Access the Extracted directory.

raj@geeksite~/$ cd LibO_3.5.0*

Install the LibreOffice packages and desktop integration too.

raj@geeksite~/$ sudo dpkg -i DEBS/*.deb
raj@geeksite~/$ sudo dpkg -i DEBS/desktop-integration/libreoffice3.5-debian-menus_3.5-13_all.deb

Install Help Pack:

If you like to install Help pack.

32 bit version

raj@geeksite~/$ wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/3.5.0/deb/x86/LibO_3.5.0_Linux_x86_helppack-deb_en-US.tar.gz

64 bit version

raj@geeksite~/$ wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/3.5.0/deb/x86_64/LibO_3.5.0_Linux_x86-64_helppack-deb_en-US.tar.gz

Extract and install RPM.

raj@geeksite~/$ tar -zxvf LibO_3.5.0_Linux_*_helppack-rpm_en-US.tar.gz
raj@geeksite~/$ sudo dpkg -i LibO_3.5.0rc3_Linux_*_helppack-deb_en-US/DEBS/libobasis3.5*

Ubuntu 11.10:

Start LibreOffice 3.5.0:

Start LibreOffice 3.5.0.

Or from command line.

raj@geeksite~/$ libreoffice3.5

Screen Shot of Libreoffice 3.5.0 on Ubuntu 11.10.

Linux Mint 12:

Start LibreOffice 3.5.0.

Or from command line.

raj@geeksite~/$ libreoffice3.5

Screen Shot of Libreoffice 3.5.0 on Linux Mint 12.

Thats’ all.

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