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Time Narration
00:01 Hello Everyone. Welcome to this tutorial on Installation of LibreOffice Suite.
00:07 In this tutorial, we will learn how to install LibreOffice Suite in Linux OS.
00:14 To record this tutorial, I'm using:

Linux OS version 14.04 and Firefox web browser. You can use any web browser of your choice.

00:27 To follow this tutorial, in Linux OS, one should be familiar with:

Terminal commands and Synaptic Package Manager.

00:35 If not, please refer to the relevant tutorials in the Linux series on this website.
00:40 Let us begin with the installation of LibreOffice Suite.
00:45 LibreOffice Suite can be downloaded and installed using Synaptic Package Manager.
00:51 Refer to the relevant tutorial in the Linux spoken tutorial series to know more.
00:57 Next, let us learn how to install LibreOffice Suite using the terminal.
01:03 First, I will open Firefox web browser.
01:07 In the address bar, type: and press Enter.
01:19 We are immediately redirected to the download page.
01:24 Here you can see the Download button to download LibreOffice Suite.
01:30 By default, the latest version of LibreOffice for our default OS is displayed here.
01:36 In my case, I’m recording on Linux OS. So, it shows the latest version of LibreOffice for Linux.
01:45 But we can download this software as suitable for our OS version.
01:51 How do we change the OS or LibreOffice version? Just click on the link “change”, located just above the Download button.
02:01 We are redirected to another page. Here, we can see the Download option for various OSs. We can select the one suitable for our need.
02:12 Here, we can also choose the version of LibreOffice Suite that we want to install.
02:18 I will choose Linux x64 in bracket deb as I have a 64-bit Ubuntu Linux machine.
02:26 On doing this, we are once again redirected to the download page.
02:31 Note that the default version of LibreOffice and OS is now as per our selection.
02:40 Let us click on the Download button.
02:43 On doing so, a Save As dialog box opens.
02:46 Click on the OK button and the download will start. This may take some time, depending upon the internet speed.
02:55 When the download is complete, open the terminal. We can do so by pressing Ctrl, Alt, T keys simultaneously on the keyboard.
03:05 In the terminal, type: cd space Downloads and press Enter.
03:13 Then type: ls and press Enter.
03:17 We can see a downloaded 'LibreOffice suite' file in tar.gz format.
03:24 Now I'll clear the screen by pressing Ctrl + L keys.
03:29 Then type: tar space -zxvf space and the file name and press Enter.
03:43 Then type: cd space file name and press Enter.
03:51 Now type: cd in caps DEBS and press Enter.
03:59 At the end, type: sudo space dpkg -i space *.deb and press Enter.
04:14 Type the password of your system and press Enter.
04:19 After pressing Enter, the installation of LibreOffice Suite will begin.
04:26 The installation will take some time. Once the installation is complete, close the terminal.
04:34 Go to dash home and type office in the search bar field.
04:40 You'll see various LibreOffice Suite components like- Base, Calc, Impress, Writer, Draw and Math.
04:51 This indicates that the LibreOffice Suite is successfully installed on your Linux system.
04:58 That’s all for this tutorial. Let us summarize.
05:02 In this tutorial, we learned how to install LibreOffice Suite in Ubuntu Linux OS.
05:09 The video at the following link summarizes the Spoken Tutorial project. Please watch it.
05:16 The Spoken Tutorial Project team conducts workshops and gives certificates to those on passing online tests. For details, please write to us.
05:29 Spoken Tutorial Project is funded by NMEICT, MHRD, Govt of India. More information on this mission is available at the following link.
05:43 The script for this tutorial has been contributed by the Spoken Tutorial Team. And this is Gaurav Shinde from IIT Bombay, signing off. Thank you for joining.

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Gaurav, Nancyvarkey, PoojaMoolya, Sandhya.np14