Install / Uninstall Libreoffice 5.1.2 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / ElementaryOS

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In this tutorial I will show you how to install Libreoffice 5.1.2 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  

For Libreoffice 5.1.2 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 5.1.2 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 5.1.2
sudo apt-get install libreoffice

Install Libreoffice 5.1.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 / 15.10 / 12.04 LTS, LinuxMint 17 / 16 / 15 / 14 Via Tar file.

Step 1: Download the deb files using the below command according to your distribution

For 32 bit
wget LibreOffice_5.1.2_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
For 64 bit 
wget LibreOffice_5.1.2_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
Step 2: Download the tar file and extract the package
tar -xvfz LibreOffice_5.1.2_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
Step 3:Login as root user or sudo and install the deb file
sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Uninstall LibreOffice 5.1.2 

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