Update libreoffice to version 5

I wanted to update my LibreOffice application suite on my Ubuntu desktop. The news on 5 August 2015 that The Document Foundation (TDF)  announced the release of Libre Office 5.0.1, the first minor release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family, which includes a number of fixes over the major release. I figured it was a good time to upgrade to version 5.


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If you are concerned with stability and reliability for your enterprise deployments it suggested to stick with LibreOffice 4.4.5.
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apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*
add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
apt-get update
apt-get install libreoffice
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Gary Woodfine

Technical Director at Denizon
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