How to install OpenOffice 3.2 in Ubuntu

So in this article we will show you how you can download and install OpenOffice 3.2 in Ubuntu from the OpenOffice download.

NOTE: In Ubuntu an optimized version of OpenOffice is used. This procedure will install the normal OpenOffice, not the Ubuntu optimized one.

To install OpenOffice in Ubuntu, follow he following steps:

  • Open the terminal
  • Remove OpenOffice from your system if it is already installed.

sudo apt-get remove openoffice*

  • Download OpenOffice.

For 32-bit:


For 64-bit:


  • Unpack using the command,

For 32-bit:

tar -xvf OOo_3.2.0_LinuxIntel_install_en-US_deb.tar.gz

For 64-bit:

tar -xvf OOo_3.2.0_LinuxX86-64_install_en-US_deb.tar.gz

  • Now run the two commands given below to install OpenOffice:

cd OOO320_m12_native_packed-1_en-US.9483/

sudo dpkg -iR DEBS/


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