In this article, we cover how to install LibreOffice in AlmaLinux 9. LibreOffice is a free and open source office productivity suite. It includes following applications -
- LibreOffice Writer - a word processing application,
- LibreOffice Calc - for spreadsheets,
- LibreOffice Impress - for presentations,
- LibreOffice Draw - raster and vector graphics editor,
- LibreOffice Math - for mathematical formulae,
- LibreOffice Base - to manage database.
In AlmaLinux 9, all of the above mentioned applications can be installed through AppStream repository. It isn't necessary to have all the applications installed for a specific LibreOffice application to work. For instance, if you want a word processor then install LibreOffice Writer and skip installing the rest.
At the time of writing v184.108.40.206 is available through AppStream repository. For package version information -
$ dnf info libreoffice-core
If you want to install latest stable release then check Additional Info section.
Note: Following operations require superuser privileges. In case you don't have one then, we advise you to contact your System Administrator for assistance.
Install LibreOffice in AlmaLinux 9
For LibreOffice Writer -
# dnf install libreoffice-writer
To install LibreOffice Calc -
# dnf install libreoffice-calc
If you want to install LibreOffice Impress then,
# dnf install libreoffice-impress
For LibreOffice Draw -
# dnf install libreoffice-draw
To install LibreOffice Math -
# dnf install libreoffice-math
Lastly, for LibreOffice Base -
# dnf install libreoffice-base
We can launch the applications from our Systems' main menu once they are installed.
In conclusion, we have covered here how to install LibreOffice in AlmaLinux 9.
Additional Info -
As already mentioned, through AppStream v220.127.116.11 is available at this point in time. If you want the latest stable release then, visit LibreOffices' Download page -
We chose v7.4.3 from there, which was the latest version available at the time of writing. Select - Linux (64-bit) (rpm) from the dropdown and Download the package.
The package we got was -
Extract it through tar command-line utility -
$ tar -xvf LibreOffice_7.4.3_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz
It created LibreOffice_18.104.22.168_Linux_x86-64_rpm/ in the current directory -
$ cd LibreOffice_22.214.171.124_Linux_x86-64_rpm/RPMS/
And, to install packages -
# dnf install *.rpm
We can launch LibreOffice from our Systems' main menu now.