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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

or,

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 http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases/ubuntu quantal main 
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases/ubuntu quantal main

For Ubuntu 12.04

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases/ubuntu precise main 
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases/ubuntu 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 http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases/ubuntu raring main deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases/ubuntu raring main You can download libreoffice Impress remote for Android from play store https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.libreoffice.impressremote How to use the LibreOffice Android Remote in 4.0 https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/Impress/RemoteHowTo

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Manually Install Libreoffice 4.0 (Final)

  1. Download archive from http://www.libreoffice.org/download : http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.0.0/deb/x86/LibreOffice_4.0.0_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz
  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
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