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LibreOffice 6

#1 Post by lhb1142 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:17 am

Will the new LibreOffice 6 be coming to MX Linux in the near future?

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Re: LibreOffice 6

#2 Post by dolphin_oracle » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:18 am

lhb1142 wrote:Will the new LibreOffice 6 be coming to MX Linux in the near future?
the short answer is ...maybe. The guys have been playing with the packaging, but its got some quirks.
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Re: LibreOffice 6

#3 Post by Jerry3904 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:29 am

It is pretty nice...
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Re: LibreOffice 6

#4 Post by lhb1142 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:36 am

I hope that its installation problems are fixed pretty quickly. Just the fact that one can easily create epubs with it makes my mouth water.

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Re: LibreOffice 6

#5 Post by Jerry3904 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:56 am

You can install it yourself:
  • Go to this page
  • Carefully select from the little box "Choose your operating system," making sure you choose 64 or 32, and that the package is a (deb)
  • Download and, if motivated, donate a bit (I always do b/c I depend on it for business)
  • Right-click the downloaded tarball to "Extract Here"
  • Click to enter the extracted folder, then right-click the DEBS folder > Open Terminal Here
  • Now you should be in the DEBS folder (check the prompt), so run the code:

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    sudo dpkg -i *.deb
  • When that has finished, LO 6 will be in the menu under Office, and can be put in Favorites or on a panel
If you run into problems with LO 6, you will still have LO 5 on your system as a backup.
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Re: LibreOffice 6

#6 Post by lhb1142 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:30 pm

Thanks. I'll try it.

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Re: LibreOffice 6

#7 Post by anticapitalista » Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:41 pm

There is also an AppImage file. Works ok on antiX.

https://libreoffice.soluzioniopen.com/
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Re: LibreOffice 6

#8 Post by Gordon Cooper » Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:23 pm

Installation okay, no problems found yet.
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Re: LibreOffice 6

#9 Post by Fornhamfred » Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:03 pm

No problems with my system on 6, how do I remove version 5 as some files open in it instead of 6?

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Re: LibreOffice 6

#10 Post by bigbenaugust » Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:11 pm

It ought to hit stretch-backports soon enough...
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