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I am using Ubuntu 13.10. Is there a way to update LibreOffice? I don't mean remove this version and do a fresh install of a new version! I don't want to waste my internet. I want to just update it.

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    Update to what? And how did you install it? – Rinzwind Nov 12 '13 at 9:58
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    possible duplicate of How to upgrade a single package using apt-get? – karel Jun 12 '14 at 7:17
  • I would disagree about this question being a duplicate. It asks a more specific question about LibreOffice. one of the answers below definitely helped me. – abjbhat Jan 30 '15 at 3:38
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Run the below command on terminal to update libre-office,

sudo apt-get install libreoffice
  • (Thanks & sorry) will the update be a secure way ? or it may cause some problem and performance issues ? – HOS Nov 13 '13 at 20:23
  • It is the secure way of updating a software sudo apt-get install packagename. – Avinash Raj Nov 14 '13 at 0:46
  • yes i know this way is secure but i asked about something else ,come on ,its not very important ! THANKS A LOT for supporting. – HOS Nov 14 '13 at 20:54
  • and also is it now install the latest version (4.1.3)? i think this this official way only installs Latest LTS release , for example if you install a program with this way and go to official site of that program you can found newer releases there ! so it doesn’t help me ! – HOS Nov 14 '13 at 21:00
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Add the following command line on the terminal.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa 
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
  • Nice that got up up to version 5! – DPSSpatial Feb 6 '16 at 18:22
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You may have to add the LibreOffice 5 PPA specifically. (For a different version, substitute a different number in for 5.0.)

sudo add-apt-repository PPA:libreoffice/libreoffice-5.0

Press Enter when prompted to add the repository as a source.

Then, you need to get the latest package lists, including the fresh ones from that source you just added, using...

sudo apt-get update

Then you can upgrade LibreOffice automatically.

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Hope that helps!

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