If you need a more comprehensive and complete office suite for your Xubuntu desktop, LibreOffice is the answer.
LibreOffice has the following main components:
- Base: database front-end
- Calc: spreadsheet editor
- Draw: diagrams and sketches builder
- Impress: presentation creator
- Math: equation editor
- Writer: word processor
Install all components at-once
If you want to install the complete suite, open a terminal window and run:
sudo apt-get install libreoffice libreoffice-gtk -y
Install only the components you need
First, let's install the
libreoffice-gtk that will provide desktop integration (the office applications will has the system look-and-feel) and will automatically install the core functionality.
sudo apt-get install libreoffice-gtk
Then run the commands that install the components you need:
# Install Base sudo apt-get install libreoffice-base -y # Install Calc sudo apt-get install libreoffice-calc -y # Install Draw sudo apt-get install libreoffice-draw -y # Install Impress sudo apt-get install libreoffice-impress -y # Install Math sudo apt-get install libreoffice-math -y # Install Writer sudo apt-get install libreoffice-writer -y
Install using Ubuntu Software Center (USC)
Alternatively, LibreOffice can be installed using Ubuntu Software Center (Applications Menu > Ubuntu Software Center). Type
libreoffice in the search box, then the office components (Base, Calc, Draw, Impress, Math and Writer) can be installed by selecting each one and clicking install.
LibreOffice and its components will be installed under the Office section in the "Application Menu".
On the command line this commands are available:
libreoffice, lobase, localc, lodraw, lofromtemplate, loimpress, lomath, loweb, lowriter.