How to install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1 on Ubuntu & Debian

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Apache OpenOffice is basically made for linux OS and is Flexible and efficient.It can be install on linux and windows platform. It is a good substitute of Libreoffice in linux. It is a open source application. so no need to pay for it just install and enjoy work with this.


Remove Existing Apache OpenOffice

First remove openoffice Completely from your system using following command:

# sudo apt-get remove openoffice*

Download & Extract Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1

After Removing OpenOffice download OpenOffice 4.1.1 as shown below:

# cd /opt
For 32 bit
# wget
For 64 bit
# wget

After the download the Apache OpenOffice you need to extract it.

tar xvf Apache_OpenOffice*.tar.gz

Install Apache OpenOffice

After extracting the archive file, follow the command to install OpenOffice.

# cd /opt/en-US/DEBS
# sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Desktop Integration

If you require desktop integration then follow the command as below for desktop Integration:

# cd /opt/en-US/DEBS/desktop-integration
# sudo dpkg -i /*.deb

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