Folks behind LibreOffice have just released version 3.6.3 which fixes more than 90 bugs. To view the full list of fixes, please click here.

These fixes include overflowing margins, issues with importing and exporting ODF documents, issues with application crashing and many more. This brief tutorial is going to show you how to install the latest version in Ubuntu 12.10.

Currently this version isn’t available in its office PPA. So if you want to install it you will have to download a version for your system from here.


In few days, check this PPA for the newest version.


First purge the currently installation of LibreOffice on your system.

sudo apt-get purge libreoffice-core


Then add its pre-releases PPA

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


Finally, run the commands below to update your system and install LibreOffice.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libreoffice


That’s it!