Install Libreoffice 5.1.0 On Redhat / CentOS

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In this tutorial I will show you how to install Libreoffice 5.1.0 on Redhat 7.X / CentOS 7.X and Fedora 21 / 20

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

This version is a stable version  and for release notes please follow this link


Installation steps

Before proceeding for installation remove the previous versions of Libre office or openoffice
yum remove openoffice* libreoffice*


Install Libreoffice 5.1.0 on Redhat 7.X / CentOS 7.X and Fedora 21 / 20

Step 1: Download the rpm files from their home website or use the below commands

For 64 bit 
wget http://ftp5.gwdg.de/pub/tdf/libreoffice/stable/5.1.0/rpm/x86_64/LibreOffice_5.1.0_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz
For 32 bit
wget http://ftp5.gwdg.de/pub/tdf/libreoffice/stable/5.1.0/rpm/x86/LibreOffice_5.1.0_Linux_x86_rpm.tar.gz
Step 2: Download the tar file and extract the package
tar -xvf LibreOffice_5.1.0_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz
Step 3:Login as root user or sudo and install the rpm files
yum localinstall *.rpm
Step 4 : Once it is installed successfully open it form Applciations -->Office menu and also you can open it from control panel
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