LibreOffice is a free and open source office suite project of The Document Foundation. It is available on all Linux systems, including Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish.
The LibreOffice suite includes applications for word processing, creating spreadsheets, creating and presenting slideshows, diagrams, database management system, and more. Sometimes it is installed by default on Ubuntu 22.04, depending which installation option you chose.
In this tutorial you will learn how to install LibreOffice on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Desktop.
In this tutorial you will learn:
- How to install LibreOffice from command line
- How to install LibreOffice from GUI (graphical user interface)
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How to install LibreOffice on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish step by step instructions
The LibreOffice suite be installed on Ubuntu 22.04 via either command line or GUI. Follow the appropriate set of step by step instructions below, depending on the method you prefer.
Installation of LibreOffice via GNOME GUI
- The first step is to use the top left
Activitiesmenu to open the
- Search for the LibreOffice software. It does not seem possible to hand pick any single app to install as it was in previous Ubuntu versions, so you will need to install the whole suite.
- Once you have selected the LibreOffice package that you want to install, click the
Installbutton to begin the LibreOffice installation.
- Enter your username and password. Your user needs to belong to have root permissions in order to perform the installation.
- After installation is complete, you can open LibreOffice or the individual application from the Ubuntu
- All done. Your LibreOffice suite is ready to use.
Installation of LibreOffice via command line
- The first step is to open a command line terminal and type the following commands to install LibreOffice. Note that this is specifially for GNOME GUI.
$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install libreoffice-gnome libreoffice
- In case you are running KDE Plasma desktop, use this command instead:
$ sudo apt install libreoffice-plasma libreoffice
- For desktop environments other than GNOME and KDE Plasma, use this command:
$ sudo apt install libreoffice
aptfinish up, and then LibreOffice will be installed. See the instructions above to open LibreOffice.
In this tutorial, we saw how to install the LibreOffice suite on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Linux. This can be done via either command line or GUI, but the commands differ depending on which desktop environment you are running. Keep in mind that you can also open the LibreOffice applications individually, if you want to go straight to the necessary application.