LibreOffice and open source office suit released LibreOffice 4.4 that is said to have the most beautiful changes ever. LibreOffice is a must app that has lots of features that makes office work in Linux easier. Let's see the new features and how we can Install/Upgrade to LibreOffice 4.4 in Ubuntu Vivid Vervet, Trusty Tahr etc. and Linux Mint Rebecca, Qiana etc.
The new release brings down with OOXML file formats support improvements, source code fixes, a new, designing of PDF files on exporting and several other changes -
To Take a deeper look at the new features, visit the official website.
How to Install/Upgrade LibreOffice in Ubuntu/Linux Mint
UpdateLibreOffice 4.4 is now available to install through ppa, for Ubuntu and its derivatives.
To install from the deb file continue with this method -
First of all remove/Uninstall any LibreOffice previous version, If you have. If you install latest version without uninstalling the previous version, then there will be two versions of LibreOffice in your computer, the previous one and the latest one.
To Uninstall previous version of LibreOffice, open terminal and type the following command -
$ sudo apt-get purge libreoffice*
$ cd Downloads/LibreOffice_188.8.131.52_Linux_x86_64_deb/DEBS
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb
And here you have done! After installation has completed open Dash or start menu (Linux Mint) and find LibreOffice 4.4 to enjoy latest features.
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