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Remove Libre Office and Install Apache Open Office

  • To uninstall Libre Office and Install Apache Open Office. If you like Apache more then Libre.
    First you need to remove the official repository
    sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*

    Remove deb package
    sudo dpkg -P libreoffice

    To install Apache Open Office first you need to download it.
    You can download the newest version here: 

    Then open a Terminal Window (if you downloaded to your Downloads folder)
    cd Downloads
    username:~/Downloads tar -xvzf "linux package name".tar.gz
    cd Downloads/en-US/DEBS
    OR cd Downloads - cd en-US - cd DEBS

    sudo dpkg -i *.deb
    Password: ******
    cd desktop-integration (username:~/Downloads/en-US/DEBS/desktop-integration)
    sudo dpkg -i *.deb

    Then of course run this:
    sudo apt-get update

    Now you should have only Apache Open Office. :)

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