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How to Install Apache OpenOffice on CentOS

Introduction

Apache OpenOffice is a software bundle which contains various software tools like word processor, spreadsheet, database management, etc. It is very much similar to other popular editors like Libreoffice and NeoOffice. It was first developed by Apache Software Foundation and released on May, 2012. In this tutorial, we will install OpenOffice on CentOS.

Prerequisites

  • CentOS 7
  • Login as an administrator on the terminal
  • Yum must be configured on the system
  • LibreOffice must not be installed on the system.

Installation

1. Download OpenOffice Package

Visit the official website of OpenOffice or click the link https://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/4.1.5/binaries/en-GB/Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.5_Linux_x86-64_install-rpm_en-GB.tar.gz/download and download Open Office 4.1.5.

2. Extract the File

Execute the following command to extract the compressed file.

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3. Install RPM packages

Change the current working directory to Downloads/en-GB/RPMS by typing cd Downloads/en-GB/RPMS and execute the following command to install the RPM packages present in the working directory.

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4. Install Desktop Integration Package

In order to access open office, we need to install the desktop integration package stored inside desktop-integration directory. Change the working directory to access the package and execute the following command.

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5. Open the Application

Search for open office in the Applications and double click the icon to open the Application. We can also open it by just typing soffice on the terminal.

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We get a welcome message of the Application. Simply click Next to proceed.

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Add full name and initials to the Application which will be used in the document properties.

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Create a new database, and click Next.

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Now, Application has been installed. We can create new documents and spreadsheets by using openoffice.

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Hence, we have installed and get started with Apache Open Office on CentOS


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