Install LibreOffice 6.0.4 in CentOS

LibreOffice is an open source and much powerful personal productivity office suit for Linux, Windows & Mac, that provides feature rich functions for word document, data processing, spreadsheets, presentation, drawing, Calc, Math and much more. LibreOffice has large number of satisfied users across the globe with almost 120 million downloads as of now. It supports more than 110 languages and runs on all major operating systems.

The Document Foundation team proudly announced the first major release of LibreOffice 6.0.4 on May 09, 2018, is now available for all major platforms including Linux, Windows and Mac OS.

LibreOffice 6.0.4 Requirements

  1. Kernel 2.6.18 or higher version
  2. glibc2 version 2.5 or higher version
  3. gtk version 2.10.4 or higher version
  4. Minimum 256MB and recommended 512MB RAM
  5. 1.55GB available Hard disk space
  6. Desktop (Gnome or KDE)

Install LibreOffice 6.0.4 on Linux

Step 1: Downloading LibreOffice 6.0.4

Select the package for download based on your system bit (i.e. for a 32-bit or 64-bit) using Wget command.

For CentOS
# cd /tmp

---------------------------- On 32-bit Systems ---------------------------- 
# wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/6.0.4/rpm/x86/LibreOffice_6.0.4_Linux_x86_rpm.tar.gz


---------------------------- On 64-bit Systems ---------------------------- 
# wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/6.0.4/rpm

 

Step 2: Extracting LibreOffice 6.0.4 Package

After downloading the LibreOffice 6.0.4 package, use tar command to extract it under /tmp directory or in a directory of your choice.

On RHEL/CentOS/Fedora
# tar -xvf LibreOffice_6.0.4_Linux_x86_rpm.tar.gz		[On 32-Bit Systems]	
# tar -xvf LibreOffice_6.0.4_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz	        [On 64-Bit Systems]

Step 3: Installing LibreOffice 6.0.4 Package

After extracting the package, you will get a directory and under this there will be a sub-directory called RPMS. Now, run the following command to install it.

On RHEL/CentOS/Fedora
## For 32/64 Bit OS ##
# cd /tmp/LibreOffice_6.0.4.2_Linux_x86_rpm/RPMS/
# yum localinstall *.rpm

Step 4: Starting LibreOffice 6.0.4

Once the installation process completes you will have LibreOffice icons in your desktop under Applications –> Office menu or start the application by executing the following command on the terminal.

# libreoffice6.0


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