In this tutorial, we will show you how to install LibreOffice on Linux Mint 20. For those of you who didn’t know, LibreOffice is a powerful and free office suite such as the creation of spreadsheets, slideshows, and databases, used by millions of people around the world. Its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of LibreOffice on a Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install LibreOffice on Linux Mint 20 Ulyana
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update
Step 2. Installing LibreOffice on Linux Mint 20.
- Install LibreOffice from the default repository.
The LibreOffice has included in Linux Mint 20 default repositories. Now, install the LibreOffice suite using the following command:
sudo apt install libreoffice
- Install LibreOffice via PPA repository.
Now we add the LibreOffice PPA repository with the command:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice sudo apt update sudo apt install libreoffice
- Install LibreOffice using Snap.
Run the following command to install Snap packages:
sudo rm /etc/apt/preferences.d/nosnap.pref sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd
To install LibreOffice, simply use the following command:
sudo snap install libreoffice
Step 3. Accessing LibreOffice on Linux Mint.
Once successfully installed, Launch and enjoy LibreOffice in Linux Mint Desktop.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed LibreOffice. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of LibreOffice on the Linux Mint system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official LibreOffice website.