LibreOffice 6.1 Released with Major Changes — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04

LibreOffice 6.1, (the latest stable version) has been released and available for download on Windows, Mac OS and Linux machines… The project behind the popular open source produtivity suite billed it as a major release¬† with numeral features and changes…

At the time of the release the latest version wasn’t available via Ubuntu default repositories…. So if you want to install or upgrade to the latest released version, you may want to add its office PPA repository to Ubuntu and install / upgrade from there….

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install or upgrade to the latest version ( 6.1 ) and subsequent updates via its PPA repository… This is one way to always get the latest versions of the package for your system… it also allows in-place upgrade.. so that all previous version will automatically be upgraded..

For more about this release, please visit its changelog page

When you want to upgrade, follow the steps below

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LibreOffice 6.0 is now Available via Its PPA for Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.04 | 17.10 and 18.04

Little over a week ago, LibreOffice 6.0 was released and available for download on Windows, Mac OS and Linux machines.. At the time of the release the latest version wasn’t available via its default PPA repository… Well, now you can easily install the latest version of LibreOffice from its PPA..

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install the latest version ( 6.0 ) and subsequent updates via its PPA repository… This is one way to always get the latest versions of the package for your system… it also allows in-place upgrade.. so that all previous version will automatically be upgraded..

When you want to upgrade, follow the steps below

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Install LibreOffice 6.0 Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.04 | 17.10

LibreOffice, the default open source productivity suite saw a major release yesterday for Windows, Mac OS and Linux systems … this brief post shows students and new users how to quickly install the latest version of the software on Ubuntu Linux ..

The current version LibreOffice is at 5.4, released back in July 2017 … this version is stable and still supported … so you do not need to hurry to replace it .. however, if you like the install and the greatest of any software, you can use the steps below to install LibreOffice 6.0

One thing to remember is that you have both LibreOffice 5.4 and 6.0 installed on the same machine and use them interchangeably, but sometimes that brings confusion …, especially when you try to open version 6.0 and 5.4 opens instead …

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Replace LibreOffice with OpenOffice on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10

Currently LibreOffice is the default productivity suite on almost all of Linux distributions, including Ubuntu. But prior to LibreOffice, OpenOffice was the default and probably the only trusted one that was available then.

Fast forward, LibreOffice is now the king of productivity for Linux systems. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to replace LibreOffice productivity suite with OpenOffice. Even though LibreOffice probably has more support now then OpenOffice, millions of users still use OpenOffice for their day-to-day tasks on Linux and Windows systems.

For those who are still fan of OpenOffice and can’t get it in Ubuntu, follow the steps below to get installed and working on Ubuntu systems.

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Lesson 61: Improve LibreOffice Suite Performance

Something you probably already know and this is, LibreOffice suite is a free and powerful open source office productivity software. It has clean a interface, is feature-rich and does almost everything Microsoft Office can do.

For those who can’t afford Microsoft Office can certainly install this free office office productivity tool to carry on their work.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users ways to improve LibreOffice performance by increasing its internal memory (RAM) the software uses to operate. The more memory available for LibreOffice the better it functions.

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Lesson 17: Replacing LibreOffice with OpenOffice on Ubuntu

Students lesson 17: Replacing LibreOffice productivity suite with OpenOffice on Ubuntu desktops.

Students who are thinking of using OpenOffice productivity on Ubuntu systems, this brief tutorial shows you how to do just that.

As you all know, all Ubuntu desktops come with LibreOffice installed. This is the default productivity tool on most Linux systems including Ubuntu. But this wasn’t the case a few years back.

LibreOffice only became the default productivity suite after OpenOffice parent company (Oracle) made some changes to its licensing terms that had folks angry and started LibreOffice project.

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Lesson 13: Protect LibreOffice Documents with Passwords

Students Lesson 13 Assignment: How to password-protect LibreOffice documents?

For those using LibreOffice productivity suite, this brief tutorial is going to show you how to password-protect documents created with LibreOffice Suite.

When a document is password-protected, authorized users won’t be able to open, read or modify it. This is a great way to make sure confidential information are kept private.

Because LibreOffice uses very strong encryption algorithm, forcing your way or bypassing a password-protecting document is almost impossible.

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