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I can't seem to find libreoffice in the repositories. I would please like to know where to find a copy of this office suite.
You can normally find LibreOffice on the Ubuntu Software Center (an application that is normally installed on your computer). Just type LibreOffice on the text field on the top left of this application and it should show you LibreOffice.
Actually it should be preinstalled with Ubuntu so you should find it in your application (Super (Windows key) + A to access your applications).
Since LibreOffice is an office suite, it provides multiple applications, and also supports the addition of features provided by even more packages.
Most components of LibreOffice are in the Main repository. However, a few of them are in the Universe repository (which is still official, but is maintained by the community, rather than by Canonical).
The package called
If you don't want to enable the Universe repository, you can just install the individual LibreOffice applications you need. These are provided by packages named
Or, you can enable the Universe repository and just install the package called
Note that if you just install the individual components but keep Universe disabled, you won't get packages like