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Install OpenOffice 3.3 On Ubuntu 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat”

OpenOffice.org 3 is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.

To install OpenOffice 3.3.0 Open a Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste the following lines:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openoffice-pkgs/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install openoffice.org

If you want to integrate OpenOffice into your desktop environment use one of the following lines:

For GNOME users:
sudo apt-get install openoffice.org-gnome

For KDE users:
sudo apt-get install openoffice.org-kde

When installed you can find OpenOffice under Applications -> Office.
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uRock
uRock
11 years ago

This installs 3.2.1 not 3.3.

Southwest Girl
Southwest Girl
11 years ago

Worked perfectly! Thank you!

mau
mau
11 years ago

This is a fucker fake, this installs 3.2.1 not 3.3.

Thanks for nothing.

Matthew Bennett
11 years ago

Thanks was looking everywhere on how to upgrade Open Office, to 3.3. Works perfectly !! 🙂