office productivity suite (metapackage)

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office productivity suite (metapackage)



LibreOffice is a full-featured office productivity suite that provides a near drop-in replacement for Microsoft(R) Office.

This metapackage installs all components of libreoffice:

  • libreoffice-writer: Word processor
  • libreoffice-calc: Spreadsheet
  • libreoffice-impress: Presentation
  • libreoffice-draw: Drawing
  • libreoffice-base: Database
  • libreoffice-math: Equation editor You can extend the functionality of LibreOffice by installing these packages:
  • hunspell-*/myspell-*: Hunspell/Myspell dictionaries for use with LibreOffice
  • libreoffice-l10n-*: UI interface translation
  • libreoffice-help-*: User help
  • mythes-*: Thesauri for the use with LibreOffice
  • hyphen-*: Hyphenation patterns for LibreOffice
  • libreoffice-gtk: Gtk UI Plugin, GNOME File Picker support, QuickStarter for GNOMEs notification are
  • libreoffice-gnome: GIO, GConf backend
  • libreoffice-kde: KDE UI Plugin and KDE File Picker support
  • unixodbc: ODBC database support
  • cups-bsd: Allows LibreOffice to detect your CUPS printer queues automatically
  • libsane: Use your sane-supported scanner with LibreOffice
  • libxrender1: Speed up display by using Xrender library
  • libgl1: OpenGL support
  • openclipart-libreoffice: Open Clip Art Gallery with LibreOffice index files
  • iceweasel | firefox | icedove | thunderbird | iceape-browser | mozilla-browser: Mozilla profile with Certificates needed for XML Security...
  • openjdk-6-jre | gcj-jre | java5-runtime: Java Runtime Environment for use with LibreOffice
  • pstoedit / imagemagick: helper tools for EPS thumbnails
  • gstreamer0.10-plugins-*: GStreamer plugins for use with LibreOffices media backend
  • libpaper-utils: papersize detection support via paperconf
  • bluez: Bluetooth support for Impress (slideshow remote control)

License: Open Source
Version: 4.1.3