Install / Uninstall Libreoffice 4.4 on Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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In this tutorial I will show you how to install Libreoffice 4.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 / 14.10 / 12.04 LTS, LinuxMint.

Libreoffice an opensource and alternative for Microsoft and open office,unlike others libreoffice supports lots of tools,this suite contains the following Writer,Calc,Impress,Draw,Math and Base. an this version is a stable version 

For Libreoffice 4.4 releasenotes Please click HERE

Installation steps

Before proceeding for installation remove the previous versions of Libre office or openoffice
sudo apt-get remove libreoffice-core
sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice core
For OpenOffice uninstalltion
sudo apt-get purge openoffice
Install Libreoffice 4.4 on Ubuntu 14.04

Step 1: Add the Official PPA
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
Step 2: Update the Repository
sudo apt-get update
Step 3: Install Libreoffice 4.4
sudo apt-get install libreoffice
Install Libreoffice 4.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 / 14.10 / 12.04 LTS, LinuxMint 16 / 15 / 14 

Step 1: Download the deb files from their home website
  • For 32 bit download HERE
  • For 64 bit download HERE
Step 2: Download the tar file and extract the package
tar -xvfz LibreOffice_4.4.0_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
Step 3:Login as root user or sudo and install the deb file
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
Step 4: Install desktop shortcuts by going inside the desktop integration folder and install the desktop integration deb file
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
Uninstall LibreOffice 4.4 

For un installtion of Libre office run the below command in terminal

sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice 4.4.0*

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