Install LibreOffice in AlmaLinux 9

Published: December 26, 2022

Last updated: December 26, 2022

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 -

https://www.libreoffice.org/download/download-libreoffice/

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 -

LibreOffice_7.4.3_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz

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.