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I am an occasional user of Ubuntu & have upgraded to 11.10 (loved the prev 8.04 ) but Libre Office Base (I use databases a lot) is not available in the new Ubuntu from the Launcher.

  1. Does it get installed as part of the package?
  2. If it does how do I access it?
  3. If not how do I install it?
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If it is not installed, you can install it with :

sudo apt-get install libreoffice-base

Or for the entire metapackage

sudo apt-get install libreoffice libreoffice-gnome

You can add it to the launcher (on the left) by dragging the icon from your dashboard (main menu) to the launcher.

See also :

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I did read that but as I said "occasional User". Wyhere do I type that please? – teedee Dec 6 '11 at 3:02
You can type the code I entered in a terminal, use your log in password when prompted. Alternately you can use the software center and search for libreoffice. – bodhi.zazen Dec 6 '11 at 3:06

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