Install LibreOffice in AlmaLinux 9

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 –

  1. LibreOffice Writer – a word processing application,
  2. LibreOffice Calc – for spreadsheets,
  3. LibreOffice Impress – for presentations,
  4. LibreOffice Draw – raster and vector graphics editor,
  5. LibreOffice Math – for mathematical formulae,
  6. 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 v7.1.8.1 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 v7.1.8.1 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_7.4.3.2_Linux_x86-64_rpm/ in the current directory –

$ cd LibreOffice_7.4.3.2_Linux_x86-64_rpm/RPMS/

And, to install packages –

# dnf install *.rpm

We can launch LibreOffice from our Systems’ main menu now.

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