3 February 2014

How to install the new Libreoffice 4.2 Suite - Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pear OS

Install / update to the new Libreoffice 4.2 in Ubuntu distributions ( 12.04 - 12.10 - 13.04 - 13.10 ), Linux Mint, Elementary OS Luna, Pear OS 7 - 8.
In this article we show you, how to install the newst Libreoffice suite in to your system.

To to get a successful installation, you just press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal and follow the steps below to download and install them.

Just copy and paste on the terminal, and run commands below one by one
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
To to install the new icon theme copy and paste on the terminal, and run command below
  • sudo apt-get install libreoffice-style-sifr
Once installed, restart your computer and it's done
If for some reason you aren't satisfied with the new Libreoffice suite, or just want to work with the version instaled by default in Ubuntu repo's,  run command below to remove the ppa.
( You have to had installed purge in your system or install by running this comand-line : sudo apt-get install ppa-purge )
  • sudo ppa-purge ppa:libreoffice/ppa
  • sudo apt-get update