Install LibreOffice 7.3 on Ubuntu / Rocky Linux & Fedora

Libreoffice 7.3
Image Credit: Libreoffice.org

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install LibreOffice 7.3 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 22.04,  LinuxMint 20.3, Rocky Linux 8, AlamLinux 8, and Fedora 35.

LibreOffice is open-source software and it is based on OpenOffice.org also an alternative for Microsoft office, unlike others LibreOffice supports lots of tools.

LibreOffice suite contains the following Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, and Math

The Document Foundation today (02-02-2022) has released the newer version of LibreOffice 7.3 and this is the newest half-year update.

LibreOffice 7.3 Changelog

  • Hyperlinks can now be attached to shapes
  • Start of linked character and paragraph styles
  • Start of list level support in Writer paragraph styles
  • Bash like autocompletion for Calc autoinput was implemented
  • Change tracking for table row deletion / Insertion
  • Increased a PDF export speed of some complex documents
  • Speed up loading large RTL documents
  • Improved rendering speed with some complex documents DOCX and XLSX/XLSM files.

For the complete changelog, details refer to the TDF Blog URL

Install LibreOffice 7.3 on Ubuntu / LinuxMint Via PPA

LibreOffice can be installed on Debian based systems via 2 methods

  • Method 1: Via official PPA
  • Method 2: Via Source file

Method 1: Via official PPA

At the time of writing this article PPA is not updated to 7.3 version, so if you want to install LibreOffice use the Method 2

Step 1: Add the official PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa

Step 2: Update the repository

sudo apt update

Step 3: Install LibreOffice 7.3 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

sudo apt install libreoffice

Method 2 : Via source file

Step 1: Download the LibreOffice installer tar file from the LibreOffice Downloads page or Use the below command to download the Source file

wget https://mirror1.hs-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/tdf/libreoffice/stable/7.3.0/deb/x86_64/LibreOffice_7.3.0_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz

Step 2: Extract the tar file

tar -xf LibreOffice_7.3.0_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz && cd LibreOffice_7.3.0.3_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS

Step 3: Install LibreOffice 7.3 deb files

dpkg -i *.deb
Install LibreOffice 7.3 on Ubuntu

Install LibreOffice 7.3 on RockyLinux 8 / AlmaLinux 8 / Fedora 35

Step 1: Download the LibreOffice installer tar file from the LibreOffice Downloads page or Use the below command to download the Source file.

wget https://mirror1.hs-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/tdf/libreoffice/stable/7.3.0/rpm/x86_64/LibreOffice_7.3.0_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz

Step 2: Extract the tar file

tar -xf LibreOffice_7.3.0_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz && cd LibreOffice_7.3.0.3_Linux_x86-64_rpm/RPMS/

Step 3: Install Libreoffice via dnf

dnf localinstall *.rpm
Install Libreoffice 7.3 on rpm dist

Conclusion

From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install LibreOffice 7.3 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 22.04, Linux Mint 20.3, Rocky Linux 8, AlmaLinux 8, and Fedora 35

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