Saturday, July 6, 2019

LibreOffice 6.2.5 is Released, Install on Ubuntu & Linux Mint system

LibreOffice is an open source productivity suite that provides all the necessary office components for small-business, educational and non-profit organizations. It is a fork of the well-known application.

Coming one and a half months after the previous point release, LibreOffice 6.2.5 is now available as yet another maintenance update to the LibreOffice 6.2 office suite series, adding a total of 118 bug fixes across many of its core components, to ensure LibreOffice 6.2 becomes as stable and reliable as possible for enterprise deployments.

The Document Foundation still recommends the LibreOffice 6.2 office suite series to tech-savvy users, including power users, technology enthusiasts, and early adopters, for evaluation. However, they are also inviting enterprise users to give LibreOffice 6.2.5 a try as it will become replace the LibreOffice 6.1.6 release in August 2019.

"LibreOffice 6.2.5 still represents the bleeding edge in term of features for open source office suites, but may also be considered for enterprise class deployments," said Italo Vignoli. "In early August, when LibreOffice 6.3 will be released, LibreOffice 6.2.5 will replace LibreOffice 6.1.6 as the best choice for production environments."

How to install LibreOffice 6.2.5 on Ubuntu and Linux Mint System :

To install/update LibreOffice 6.2.5  on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo, Cosmic Cuttlefish, Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Linux Mint 19.1, Elementary OS 5 'Juno', Peppermint, Deepin 15.8, Deepin 15.9, Linux Lite 4.2 and other Ubuntu derivative systems, open a new Terminal window and bash (get it?) in the following commands:

Download LibreOffice file :
wget -c

Extract file tarball :
sudo tar xfz LibreOffice_6.2.5_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz

Change directory :
cd LibreOffice_6.2.5.2_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS/ 

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