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How to Install LibreOffice from a repository in Ubuntu

A temporary repository for LibreOffice – the newly-announced fork of OpenOffice – has been set up for Ubuntu, Linux Mint and other Debian-based distributions  to use.

The repository makes installation of the newly forked office suite, still in beta, a breeze for (32bit) users.

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Open a new terminal and enter the following commands carefully:

echo 'deb http://download.tuxfamily.org/gericom/libreoffice /' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
 
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 890E7A26
 
sudo apt-get update 
 

followed by:

sudo apt-get install libreoffice3* lobasis3.3*
 

to install the suite.