Archive for November 27, 2012

To install Libreoffice 4.0 Alpha on ubuntu 12.10 / 12.04

November 27, 2012 13 comments

You can install libre-office 4.0 alpha from per-release ppa.

It will not cleanly install yet without removing your old version of LibreOffice first.

So Steps followed are:

sudo apt-get purge libreoffice-core
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libreoffice


remove Libreoffice from system using software center or synaptics. then add following PPA in source Or repository list

ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases. then Update package list & install libreoffice 4.0 alpha.

For Ubuntu 12.10

deb quantal main 
deb-src quantal main

For Ubuntu 12.04

deb precise main 
deb-src precise main

It has lots of new features and new bugs & bug fixes. So test & report new Bugs.

Note : Libreoffice 4.0 Beta2 is available for Ubuntu 13.04 in the same repository.

For Ubuntu 13.04

deb raring main deb-src raring main You can download libreoffice Impress remote for Android from play store How to use the LibreOffice Android Remote in 4.0


Manually Install Libreoffice 4.0 (Final)

  1. Download archive from :
  2. Unpack the downloaded archiveScreenshot from 2013-02-11 11:14:12Screenshot from 2013-02-11 11:16:00
  3. Open a terminal window
  4. change directory to “DEBS” [eg: cd  /…../ DEBS]Screenshot from 2013-02-11 11:29:02
  5. execute the command : sudo dpkg -i *.debScreenshot from 2013-02-11 11:29:56
  6. Change directory to subdirectory called “desktop-integration” in terminal [ eg: cd desktop-integration]
  7. execute the command : sudo dpkg -i *.deb
  8. You can access all the LibreOffice applications in your desktop’s Applications/Office menu.

You need to uninstall any other version for desktop integration package install installation, unless you get error following error.
libreoffice-debian-menus conflict with libreoffice-bundled libreoffice-core provides libreoffice-bundled and is present and installed.

Screenshot from 2013-02-11 11:30:48