The PPA provides packages for Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04 users. Whilst LibreOffice has yet to make a stable release it is currently at release candidate stage.

To add the PPA and install LibreOffice RC2 run the command below in a new Terminal session: –

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa

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

Now to make it look, well, nice under your desktop enviroment.

Ubuntu users should also run

sudo apt-get install libreoffice-gnome

Kubuntu users: –

sudo apt-get install libreoffice-kde