Tutorial: Installing LibreOffice on the Raspberry Pi

What is LibreOffice ?

LibreOffice is a powerful and free office suite, a successor to OpenOffice(.org), used by millions of people around the world. Its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity. LibreOffice includes several applications that make it the most versatile Free and Open Source office suite on the market: Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), Draw (vector graphics and flowcharts), Base (databases), and Math (formula editing).

Preliminary Note

Before proceeding further you need to have Raspberry Pi OS Lite / Desktop installed on your Raspberry Pi device. If you don’t already have this, you can use the Tutorial: Installing Raspberry Pi OS to install the Operating System.


  1. Raspberry Pi board
  2. Power supply
  3. Micro SD card
  4. Ethernet cord


Open your terminal and run these commands:

Update system

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade -y

Install LibreOffice

sudo apt-get install libreoffice

And that’s it you can find LibreOffice in your start menu.


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