OnlyOffice – Free Open Source Alternative for Microsoft Office – How to install OnlyOffice Desktop Editors on Ubuntu

OnlyOffice Desktop Editors is free open source office suite for Linux, Windows and macOS. It includes ONLYOFFICE Document Editor, ONLYOFFICE Spreadsheet Editor and ONLYOFFICE Presentation Editor. Using ONLYOFFICE Document Editor, Presentation Editor and Presentation Editor you can create, edit, save and export text documents, spreadsheets and presentation slides. It is fully compatible with Office Open XML formats: .docx, .xlsx, .pptx.

Install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors on Ubuntu:

You can install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors only on 64-bit versions of Linux. For ubuntu it is available in DEB package, Snap package and Appimage. Just go to the below download link and download the latest version of ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors in DEB package format.

Direct Download link [Debian 8, Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04, 18.04 and derivatives]

Direct Download link [Debian 7, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivatives]

Download ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors

After the download, Right click on the downloaded .deb file and select open with other software and choose GDebi Package Installer. It will install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors on your ubuntu system. You can also install it with any other package installers like ubuntu software.

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It is also available as as a portable AppImage package and snap package.

Download ONLYOFFICE Desktop [AppImage]

AppImage is a portable package so just download that program file and right click on the file and select Properties. Then go to the Permissions tab and check the Allow executing files as program option.

Open your terminal and type the below command in the terminal and hit enter.

cd Downloads

Then type below and hit enter

sudo ./DesktopEditors-x86_64.AppImage

[OR] after making Allow executing files as program, you can double click the file to run it.

For ONLYOFFICE snap package installation, open the terminal app and type the below command and hit enter.

sudo snap install onlyoffice-desktopeditors

It will install the latest ONLYOFFICE on your system. After the installation , click the show applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type ONLYOFFICE in the search box and click ONLYOFFICE to open it. For Unity you can search ONLYOFFICE from ubuntu dash.

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