Apache OpenOffice is an open-source, free and complete office suit. Apache OpenOffice also known as the cousin of LibreOffice and NeoOffice provides writer, spreadsheet, presentation application, drawing application, database management application and formula editor. Apache OpenOffice released its newer version OpenOffice 4.1.2 which is more stable and secure. Let's see what's new in OpenOffice 4.1.2.
What's New In OpenOffice 4.1.2 ?
OpenOffice has got more stability by fixing several bugs and making some improvements. A total number of 38 issues have been fixed in this release. See fixed bugs here.
There are some improvements made in Writer, Calc, Impress/Draw, Base, compatibility with Microsoft-based environments, build system improvements.
Upgrade To OpenOffice 4.1.2
The developers team suggests upgrading from OpenOffice 4.1.1 to OpenOffice 4.1.2. So you can download OpenOffice and upgrade it to enjoy more stability, more features and improved version of OpenOffice.
Notice - Download correct file, according to your system architecture (64-bit or 32-bit).
How To Install OpenOffice 4.1.2 In Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Other Ubuntu Derivatives ?
If you've already installed any previous version of OpenOffice then uninstall it first using the following command -
$ sudo apt-get remove libreoffice* openoffice*
$ sudo apt-get autoremove
After you've uninstalled previous version using the above commands, extract the files from downloaded OpenOffice archive. You can extract it anywhere in system. Now open the terminal and move into subdirectory DEBS and use the following commands to install the newer version.
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb
$ cd desktop-integration
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb
Now wait untill the unpackaging and setup completes and then you're ready to use OpenOffice 4.1.2.
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