I have a new tablet, Aquaris M10 with Ubuntu, and I would like to install Libreoffice, can somebody help me? I also read about The Gimp on Ubuntu Touch, but I don't see both applications on the Ubuntu store.
Thanks in advance.
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Ubuntu Touch ships with a utility called Libertine that lets you install and run X11-based deb-packaged software without risking the rest of your system.
Some devices, like the Bq Aquaris M10 tablet, ship with a pre-installed Libertine container that offers the GIMP, LibreOffice, Gedit, and a few other applications, available by swiping to the Desktop Apps scope. For other devices, you need to create a Libertine container using the command line and add packages to it explicitly.
To find out if there is a container:
If there is none, create it (in M10 the default container is called
libertine-container-manager create --id mycontainer
destroy instead of
create to clean things up completely.
To install LibreOffice:
libertine-container-manager install-package -p libreoffice -i mycontainer
It should appear in the "Desktop Apps" scope (this scope is installed through the GUI).
P.S. Some guides mention that the terminal app doesn't have rights to do some things, so enable and configure SSH; then enter the shell through ssh locally before doing anything:
P.P.S. I'm using Aquaris E4.5 on OTA-14. It takes almost all available disk space there (or I've accidentally created too many chroots).