Install Libre Office on a Chromebook

Install Libre Office in Crouton Ubuntu Chromebook
Install Libre Office in Crouton Ubuntu Chromebook

Yes, you can Install Libre Office on a Chromebook. Tou have to have Crouton / Linx installed first. LibreOffice is a free and open source office suite, a project of The Document Foundation. It was forked from OpenOffice.org in 2010, which was an open-sourced version of the earlier StarOffice. The LibreOffice suite comprises programs for word processing, the creation and editing of spreadsheets, slideshows, diagrams and drawings, working with databases, and composing mathematical formula. It is available in 110 languages. LibreOffice is a powerful office suite – its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity. LibreOffice includes several applications that make it the most powerful Free and Open Source office suite on the market: Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), Draw (vector graphics and flowcharts), Base (databases), and Math (formula editing).

LibreOffice is compatible with a wide range of document formats such as Microsoft® Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. But LibreOffice goes much further with its native support for a modern and open standard, the OpenDocument Format (ODF). With LibreOffice, you have maximum control over your data and content – and you can export your work in many different formats including PDF.

First step. Open your Crouton/Linux installation.

1. Add the PPA
Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run the command:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
Type in password when it asks.

 

2. Upgrade LibreOffice.
Once the 5.2 release is made into PPA, launch Software Updater and upgrade your system after checking for updates.
Or just run the commands below in terminal to upgrade your whole system:
sudo apt update; sudo apt dist-upgrade

 

3. Type the below in:

sudo apt install libreoffice-gtk2 libreoffice-common

 

 

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