LibreOffice is the defacto office suite in the World of Linux since its initial fork from OpenOffice.org. Thanks to the Open Source community and users brave enough to install and try LibreOffice. To some users, LibreOffice is not the ultimate office suite software for their daily needs, and perhaps want to keep it cool with OpenOffice, WPS Office, Google Docs e.t.c.

uninstall libreoffice ubuntu debian

Both Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 16.04 come with LibreOffice pre-installed but you are free to uninstall it and try a different office suite software that works for you.

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Uninstall LibreOffice on Ubuntu 18.04 / Ubuntu 16.04

Uninstall LibreOffice on Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 16.04 by running commands below in your terminal.

sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*

This will remove LibreOffice and its dependencies. Next is to clear out the local repository of LibreOffice packages.

sudo apt clean

Clear all LibreOffice dependencies that are orphaned – no longer required.

sudo apt-get autoremove

Bye bye LibreOffice, see you soon!.

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