Install / Uninstall Libreoffice 5.2.5 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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In this tutorial I will show you how to install Libreoffice 5.2.5 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 5.2.5 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 uninstalling the open office use the below command
sudo apt-get purge openoffice

Install Libreoffice 5.2.5 on Ubuntu 14.04

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 5.2.5
sudo apt-get install libreoffice

Install Libreoffice 5.2.5 on Ubuntu 16.04 / 16.10 / 14.04 LTS, LinuxMint 17

Step 1: Download the deb files using the below command according to your distribution
For 32 bit

wget http://mirror.vutbr.cz/tdf/libreoffice/stable/5.2.5/deb/x86/ LibreOffice_5.2.5_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
For 64 bit
wget http://mirror.vutbr.cz/tdf/libreoffice/stable/5.2.5/deb/x86_64/ LibreOffice_5.2.5_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
Step 2: Download the tar file and extract the package
tar -xvf LibreOffice_5.2.5_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
Step 3:Login as root user or sudo and install the deb file
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
Step 4: Install desktop shortcuts by going inside the desktop integration folder and install the desktop integration deb file also
sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Uninstall LibreOffice 5.2.5

For uninstallation of Libreoffice run the below command in terminal
sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*.*
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