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How to update LibreOffice

📅 2015-Jul-21 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ libreoffice ⬩ 📚 Archive

[caption id="attachment_7133" align="aligncenter" width="398"][Adding a Dash entry for LibreOffice Writer](https://codeyarns.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/20150721_libreoffice.png) Adding a Dash entry for LibreOffice Writer[/caption]

LibreOffice is under active development and the version that is maintained by Ubuntu can be pretty ancient. It is easy to remove that and update to the latest LibreOffice.

$ sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*
$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Tried with: LibreOffice 4.4.4.3 and Ubuntu 14.04