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Monday, June 8, 2015

How to install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1 on Ubuntu

How to install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (LTS). You can also install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Elementary OS 0.3 and other Ubuntu and Debian (Linux) derivative systems.

Apache OpenOffice is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.

To install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1 on Ubuntu 14.04, we will download the deb packages (installer packages) from sourceforge and install it via dpkg command.

Before you begin the installation, you will have to remove the already installed versions of either OpenOffice and LibreOffice software on your Ubuntu 14.04 system.  You have to uninstall/remove the already installed OpenOffice or LibreOffice, irrespective of the Ubuntu 14.04 system architecture (32 bit or 64 bit).

Open the Terminal and run the following commands to remove the already installed versions of either openoffice and libreoffice software:


 sudo apt-get remove libreoffice* openoffice*
 sudo apt-get autoremove
Please restart your system before you begin the fresh installation.

How to install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1 on 32 bit Ubuntu

Open the Terminal and run the following commands to download OpenOffice, extract the archive and install the deb packages (OpenOffice 4.1.1):


wget sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/4.1.1/binaries/en-GB/Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-GB.tar.gz
 tar -xzvf Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-GB.tar.gz

 cd en-GB/DEBS
 sudo dpkg -i *.deb
 cd desktop-integration
 sudo dpkg -i *.deb


How to install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1 on 64 bit Ubuntu

Open the Terminal and run the following commands to download OpenOffice, extract the archive and install the deb packages (OpenOffice 4.1.1):


 wget sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/4.1.1/binaries/en-GB/Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-GB.tar.gz
 tar -xzvf Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-GB.tar.gz

 cd en-GB/DEBS
 sudo dpkg -i *.deb
 cd desktop-integration
 sudo dpkg -i *.deb


How to remove/un-install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1

Open the Terminal and run the fowlloing commands to remove Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1 from Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (LTS) system (either 32 bit or 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 system).


$ sudo apt-get remove openoffice*