Install / Uninstall Libreoffice 5.1.0 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / ElementaryOS

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In this tutorial I will show you how to install Libreoffice 5.1.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 / 15.10 / 12.04 LTS, LinuxMint 17/ 16 / 15 / 14 and Elementary OS

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 click HERE


Installation steps

Before proceeding for installation remove the previous versions of Libre office or openoffice
sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*.*
For OpenOffice uninstallation
sudo apt-get purge openoffice


Install Libreoffice 5.1.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 and newer versions via PPA

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 5.1.0
sudo apt-get install libreoffice

Install Libreoffice 5.1.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 and newer versions via PPA

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 -xvf LibreOffice_5.1.0_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
Step 3:Login as root user or sudo and install the deb file
sudo dpkg -i *.deb


Uninstall LibreOffice 5.1.0 

For uninstalltion of Libre office run the below command in terminal
sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*.*

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