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LibreOffice 5.4.1 released as bugfix

LibreOffice 5.4.1 recently released, is the first bugfix release of the LibreOffice 5.4 family, and its available for install on Windows, Mac OS X, as well as Linux. Furthermore, this release comes with a significant amount of fixes and a number of improvements to Microsoft Office file compatibility. Lets take a quick look at some of the fixes, before we proceed to show you how to install libreoffice 5.4 on ubuntu.

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LibreOffice 5.4.1 Changelog

  • v5.4 release will be the last with any support for following OSes: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP2
  • Added support for drawing rectangles, Bézier curves, as well as Pie, which is used for circle charts
  • LibreOffice now uses pdfium to render inserted PDF images
  • Implement support for Web Query
  • Improve performance by avoiding compression of PNG compression of un-changed tiles
  • Increased amount of rows available in the Online Calc to 10.000
  • Also improvements to proofing tools and language support
  • PlaceWare export filter was removed
  • Mac OS X version 10.8 support is deprecated and the next release will require at least Mac OS X 10.9
  • Under Linux, you can now use OpenPGP keys to sign ODF documents
  • New function ROUNDSIG to round a value at a number of significant digits
  • [See LibreOffice full release notes]
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How to install LibreOffice on Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04

sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases

--------- Update Repository and Install package ---------
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libreoffice

How to uninstall LibreOffice from Ubuntu Linux

sudo apt-get remove libreoffice5.4*

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