Here’s a quick update for LibreOffice users; version 3.6 has just been released. This brief tutorial is going to show you how to easily install it or upgrade your current version in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin).

To read a complete changelog about this release, click here.

As you can see, there were many bug fixes and major enhancements done in this release. Changes that will definitely make LibreOffice more stable and reliable for the everyone. So, without wasting anymore of your time, lets get going.


  • Install / Upgrade to LibreOffice 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to add its PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases




Finally, run the commands below to upgrade your system including LibreOffice.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade