What is Libreoffice ?
LibreOffice is the power-packed free, libre and open source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and GNU/Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base. Support and documentation is free from our large, dedicated community of users, contributors and developers. You, too, can get involved!
LibreOffice is a comprehensive, professional-quality productivity suite that you can download and install for free. There is a large base of satisfied LibreOffice users worldwide, and it is available in more than 30 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse, ...).
Key Features of Libreoffice
- It's free – no worry about license costs or annual fees.
- No language barriers – it's available in a large number of languages, with more being added continually.
- LGPL public license – you can use it, customize it, hack it and copy it with free user support and developer support from our active worldwide community and our large and experienced developer team.
- LibreOffice is a free software community-driven project: development is open to new talent and new ideas, and our software is tested and used daily by a large and devoted user community; you, too, can get involved and influence its future development.
You can check out other key details about Libreoffice on their Official Features Page.
News about Libreoffice 3.5.5
The Document Foundation today announces the immediate availability of LibreOffice 3.5.5, the current version of the free office suite.
This release fixes a number of bugs and further improves the stability of the software, making it the best version available for corporate and enterprise adoption. Among the changes are improvements in Calc, Impress, in the handling of fonts as well as enhancements with regards to importing and exporting third-party formats.
LibreOffice 3.5.5 is available for download for various platforms and in many languages at http://www.libreoffice.org/download/
Detailed technical change logs are available at
The worldwide LibreOffice Conference will take place in Berlin, Germany, from October 17th to 19th, 2012. It is supported by the German Federal Ministries of the Interior and of Economics and Technology, with the Call for Papers running until August 15th. Details are available at http://conference.libreoffice.org
The next major release 3.6 of LibreOffice, including new and exciting features, will be released within the next weeks, with the current 3.5 series receiving ongoing maintenance.
Download Libreoffice 3.5.5 for Windows
That's All and now install it on your Windows system.
Step Wise Installation of Libreoffice 3.5.5 via PPA on Ubuntu
Step 1 : Before beginning the installation, Open the terminal by pressing CTRL + ALT + T from your keyboard. When the terminal opens, run the following command in the terminal to add the PPA for Libreoffice on your Ubuntu system.
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
Step 2 : Next, run the following command in the terminal to update your Ubuntu system.
$ sudo apt-get update
Step 3 : Finally, run the following command in the terminal to install Libreoffice 3.5.5 on your Ubuntu system.
$ sudo apt-get install libreoffice libreoffice-gnome
That's All and now enjoy the new features of Libreoffice on your Ubuntu system.
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