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LibreOffice is a full office productivity suite. It's a successor of the and strives to be a better and less bloated office suite.


USE flags

USE flags for app-office/libreoffice A full office productivity suite

accessibility Add support for accessibility (eg 'at-spi' library) global
branding Enable Gentoo specific branding global
coinmp Use sci-libs/coinor-mp as alternative solver local
dbus Enable dbus support for anything that needs it (gpsd, gnomemeeting, etc) global
eds Enable support for Evolution-Data-Server (EDS) global
firebird Add support for the Firebird relational database global
googledrive Enable support for remote files on Google Drive local
gtk2 Enable legacy gtk2 frontend local
java Add support for Java global
mysql Add mySQL Database support global
odk Build the Office Development Kit local
pdfimport Enable PDF import via the Poppler library local
vlc Use media-video/vlc for video embedding local


Install app-office/libreoffice:

root #emerge --ask --verbose app-office/libreoffice

Binary installation

Since LibreOffice is such a large package to compile, it is also offered in pre-compiled binaries in app-office/libreoffice-bin.

root #emerge --ask --verbose app-office/libreoffice-bin

The binary packages are compiled such that they fit to the libraries of a stable Gentoo system. You will encounter difficulties if you try to use them on an ~arch system; this is not supported.