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Installing Libre Office in Backtrack 5R1

Below are two possible options for installing LibreOffice in Backtrack 5R1


Using the PPA installation of LibreOffice


root@bt:~# add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
root@bt:~# apt-get update
root@bt:~# apt-get install libreoffice 


Downloading the install package from the LibreOffice website and installing manually


Download the main install package from the LibreOffice website ( http://www.libreoffice.org/download ) and if need your required language version to a temporary folder. In my case /root/Downloads


Extract the main install file. In this example the install file.


tar zxvf LibO_3.4.2_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz


Optionial extract your local language pack. In my case en-GB


tar zxvf LibO_3.4.3_Linux_x86_langpack-deb_en-GB.tar.gz


Install the main package


root@bt:~# cd Downloads/LibO_3.4.2_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US
root@bt:~/Download/LibO_3.4.2_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US# cd DEBS
root@bt:~/Download/LibO_3.4.2_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US/DEBS# sudo dpkg -i *.deb


Install the Menu items


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