Install / Uninstall Libreoffice 5.2.3 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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In this tutorial I will show you how to install Libreoffice 5.2.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 14.04 LTS, LinuxMint 17 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 5.2.3 release notes 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 un-installation

sudo apt-get purge openoffice

Install Libreoffice 5.2.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 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 5.2.3
sudo apt-get install libreoffice

Install Libreoffice 5.2.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 / 16.10 / 14.04 LTS, LinuxMint 17 via tar file

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

For 64 bit
wget http://ftp5.gwdg.de/pub/tdf/libreoffice/stable/5.2.3/deb/x86_64/LibreOffice_5.2.3_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
For 32 bit
wget http://ftp5.gwdg.de/pub/tdf/libreoffice/stable/5.2.3/deb/x86/LibreOffice_5.2.3_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
Step 2: Download the tar file and extract the package
tar -xvfz LibreOffice_5.2.3_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
Step 3:Install the deb files under the extracted folder
sudo dpkg -i *.deb


Uninstall LibreOffice 5.2.3

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