The third major release of "the best free office suite ever" LibreOffice 3.5.0 now can be installed easily on Ubuntu via PPA. So, what's new in this release? Here are some of them.
LibreOffice Writer

  • a new built-in Grammar checker for English and several other languages
  • improved typographical features, for professional looking documents
  • an interactive word count window, which updates in real time
  • a new header, footer and page break user interface


LibreOffice Calc:
  • support for up to 10,000 sheets
  • a new multi-line input area
  • new Calc functions conforming to the ODF OpenFormula specifications
  • better performances when importing files from other office suites
  • multiple selections in autofilter
  • unlimited number of rules for conditional formatting
For further information about LibreOffice 3.5.0, please visit this page or you can download an infographic contains the new features and improvements here.

Install LibreOffice 3.5.0 on Ubuntu via PPA
Ubuntu users can install LibreOffice 3.5.0 by typing this command:
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Please make sure you have removed OpenOffice (if any) to avoid any conflict.
  • sudo apt-get purge openoffice*
Desktop integration
If you want seamless integration for GNOME and KDE, you might want to install this package:
For GNOME
  • sudo apt-get install libreoffice-gnome
For KDE
  • sudo apt-get install libreoffice-kde

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