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LibreOffice PPA for Linux Mint 12 "Lisa"

Postby UUUnicorn on Fri Nov 23, 2012 1:30 pm

Hello. Happy Holidays.

Please, I was wondering if there's a PPA for LibreOffice for Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" (Lxde) that I could add to my Software Sources.

I'm not sure that there are any plans to update LibreOffice from Version 3.4 to a more recent version--either 3.5 or 3.6--so that's why I'm inquiring.

Thank you very much.
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Re: LibreOffice PPA for Linux Mint 12 "Lisa"

Postby xenopeek on Fri Nov 23, 2012 1:49 pm

This may still work, follow Ubuntu 11.10 guide (on which Linux Mint 12 is based): http://www.webupd8.org/2012/02/install- ... buntu.html
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Re: LibreOffice PPA for Linux Mint 12 "Lisa"

Postby UUUnicorn on Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:07 pm

Please, I don't need to remove or purge 3.4, do I?

Thank you again.

Sincerely,

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Re: LibreOffice PPA for Linux Mint 12 "Lisa"

Postby xenopeek on Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:47 pm

According to the guide, you wouldn't need to do that. It can't harm to do it anyway though; removing the old application and later installing the new will not remove any files from your home directory so you are not at risk of losing preferences or personal documents.
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Re: LibreOffice PPA for Linux Mint 12 "Lisa"

Postby nomko on Sat Nov 24, 2012 6:54 am

This is the PPA for the latest Libre Office:
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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
Running this command will add the PPA to the source list and import the authentication key.

After this above command you have to run the following commands:
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sudo apt-get update

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sudo apt-get upgrade


This will upgrade Libre Office as well other programs/packages. Nothing to worry about since this is what the Updatyemanager also does.
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