Install / Uninstall Libreoffice 5.0.2 on Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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In this tutorial I will show you how to install Libreoffice 5.0.2 on Ubuntu / 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 

System requirments:
  • Kernel version greater than 2.5
  • Space required for installation is 1.6 GB
  • Recommened RAM 512 MB
  • GNOME or KDE
  • glibc and gtk version greater or equal to 2.5

For Libreoffice 5.0.2 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 5.0.2 on Ubuntu via repository

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 5.0.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 / 14.10 / 12.04 LTS, LinuxMint 

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_5.0.2_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
Step 3:Login as root user or sudo and install the deb files and shortcuts.
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
Uninstall LibreOffice 5.0.2
For un installtioning Libre office run the below command in terminal

sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice 5.0.2*
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