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 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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