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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

bluetooth Enable Bluetooth Support global
branding Enable Gentoo specific branding global
coinmp Use sci-libs/coinor-mp as alternative solver local
cups Add support for CUPS (Common Unix Printing System) 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
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 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 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.