Install & Uninstall LibreOffice on Debian Based Systems

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LibreOffice is a free and open-source office productivity software suite, a project of The Document Foundation. It was forked in 2010 from, an open-sourced version of the earlier StarOffice. The LibreOffice suite consists of programs for:

  • word processing (LibreOffice Writter),
  • creating and editing of spreadsheets (LibreOffice Calc),
  • slideshows, diagrams (LibreOffice Impress)
  • and drawings (LibreOffice Draw),
  • working with databases (LibreOffice Base),
  • and composing mathematical formulae (LibreOffice Math).

It is available in 115 languages. As its native file format to save documents for all of its applications, LibreOffice uses the Open Document Format for Office Applications, or OpenDocument, an international standard developed jointly by the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission. LibreOffice also supports the file formats of most other major office suites, including Microsoft Office, through a variety of import and export filters.


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To install LibreOffice

  1. Type command: sudo apt install libreoffice.
  2. Done! LibreOffice is installed!

To uninstall/remove LibreOffice

  1. Type command: sudo apt-get autoremove libreoffice.

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