How can I install the latest version of Libre Office?
If there is more than 1 way, please provide all of them.
There are 3 ways.
From the repositories - (Older version, not recommended):
To install Libre Office just run this command:
sudo apt-get install libreoffice
or open Software Centre and search for "Libre Office".
From an official PPA:
This PPA is for version 5.0.X (Recommended):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-5-0 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install libreoffice
Note: The above PPA provides Libre Office 5.0.X updates. If Libre Office 5.1.X released then we need to use another PPA.
For any version we can use the
LibreOffice X.X.X (Fresh, Latest version - not for production environment):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install libreoffice
From the website, using the
.deb files (No auto-update, not recommended):
Next, click Download. Consider using the Torrent file as it reduces the load on their servers.
When the 229 MB download is finished (which will take 9.5 hours on dial up or 7 minutes on a High Speed T3 connection) you will need to extract the
Navigate to the file in your file manager, right click and chose "Extract Here".
Open a terminal and run this command:
Then, as the
README says you need to run this command:
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
This will take a while, but when the command finishes, you will have Libre Office 5.0