I've tried this guide How do I install LibreOffice 4?

But I get this message

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Can someone please explain why this is happening? And can someone tell me how to download it?

  • possible duplicate of How do I install LibreOffice 4? – Eric Carvalho Feb 9 '13 at 2:36
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    @EricCarvalho No, this isn't a duplicate. I have edited the title to clarify that. – Seth Feb 9 '13 at 4:10
  • I hear using the .deb file does not work too well; it leaves out some Ubuntu-centric features. I found it best to force Ubuntu to upgrade to version 4.0 by typing the following in a terminal (press enter after each line). <code> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa<br> sudo apt-get update<br> sudo apt-get dist-upgrade </code> If you don't have LibreOffice installed for whatever reason, then instead of the last line, type this. <code> sudo apt-get install libreoffice </code> – HarlemSquirrel Apr 29 '13 at 17:58

You downloaded the .rpm file. .rpm is used by Fedora and Red Hat, but Ubuntu and Debian use .deb.

The correct command to un-tar this file would be:

tar -xvzf LibreOffice_4.0.0_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz

Did you download using the links from my post? They link to the proper .deb files.

  • Hmm, no i didn't. I went to the official site and just downloaded it lol – Kamerom Feb 9 '13 at 2:10
  • @Kamerom Okay, then you must have downloaded the Fedora installer ;) – Seth Feb 9 '13 at 2:10
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    @Kamerom Yes, you can delete the rpm now. – Seth Feb 9 '13 at 2:17

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