LibreOffice is a open-source and free office suite. In this tutorial, described steps to install the latest LibreOffice 7 on Ubuntu 20.04 Linux system.
You can install latest version of LibreOffice either using the official PPA or the Snap package manager.
You must logged in as root or user with sudo privileges.
Installing LibreOffice on Ubuntu
The official PPA includes the latest version of the LibreOffice package. Also, the Snap package is available for the LibreOffice installation. We will see here both way to install the LibreOffice on Ubuntu 20.04 system.
Install LibreOffice using Snap Package
Snaps have a larger disk footprint and longer application startup time. The LibreOffice snap packages are regularly update with the latest security and critical bug fixes.
You can install the snap packages via the Ubuntu software application or using command-line.
Let’s install LibreOffice via command-line, type the following command:
sudo snap install libreoffice
That’s it, the LibreOffice is installed on your Ubuntu system and ready to start using it.
Once a new version is available the snap will will be automatically update in the background.
Install LibreOffice via PPA
This is the another way to install LibreOffice via PPA. The latest debian packages includes the LibreOffice 7.0 specific PPA. First, you should add it to your system by running below command:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-7-0
It will update the packages cache of your system. After that, you would run the following command to install the LibreOffice:
sudo apt install libreoffice
It’s done. Libreoffice has been installed on your system.
Launch LibreOffice Application
Activities and type “LibreOffice” and it will show you the list of the application launcher of all office suite applications. Click on the icon to launch the application of your choice.
In this tutorial, you have learned to install LibreOffice office application on Ubuntu 20.04 Linux system.
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