Install / Uninstall Libreoffice 5.3.0 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / CentOS / Fedora

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In this tutorial I will show you how to install Libreoffice 5.3.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 14.04 LTS, LinuxMint 17 , CentOS 7 / 6 and Fedora 24 / 25


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 is a stable version and for the release notes follow this link

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
yum remove openoffice* libreoffice* 

Install Libreoffice 5.3.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 / LinuxMint 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 5.3.0
sudo apt-get install libreoffice

Install Libreoffice 5.3.0 on Ubuntu / LinuxMint / CentOS / Fedora from the source files

Step 1: Download the deb files using the below command according to your distribution
For 32 bit (Debian based OS)
wget http://mirror.vutbr.cz/tdf/libreoffice/stable/5.3.0/deb/x86/ LibreOffice_5.3.0_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
For 64 bit (Debian based OS)
wget http://mirror.vutbr.cz/tdf/libreoffice/stable/5.3.0/deb/ x86_64/LibreOffice_5.3.0_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
For 32 bit (Redhat based systems)
wget http://mirror.vutbr.cz/tdf/libreoffice/stable/5.3.0/rpm/ x86/LibreOffice_5.3.0_Linux_x86_rpm.tar.gz
For 64 bit (Redhat based systems)
wget http://mirror.vutbr.cz/tdf/libreoffice/stable/5.3.0/rpm/x86_64/LibreOffice_5.3.0_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz
Step 2: Download the tar file and extract the package
tar -xvfz LibreOffice_5.3.0_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz
Step 3:Login as root user or sudo and install the deb file
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
for Fedora and CentOS use the below command as root
yum localinstall *.rpm

 

Uninstall LibreOffice 5.3.0 

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