LibreOffice

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

Installation

USE flags

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

accessibility Add support for accessibility (eg 'at-spi' library)
bluetooth Enable Bluetooth Support
branding Enable Gentoo specific branding
coinmp Use sci-libs/coinor-mp as alternative solver
cups Add support for CUPS (Common Unix Printing System)
dbus Enable dbus support for anything that needs it (gpsd, gnomemeeting, etc)
debug Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Quality_Assurance/Backtraces
eds Enable support for Evolution-Data-Server (EDS)
firebird Add support for the Firebird relational database
googledrive Enable support for remote files on Google Drive
gstreamer Add support for media-libs/gstreamer (Streaming media)
gtk Add support for x11-libs/gtk+ (The GIMP Toolkit)
java Add support for Java
kde Add support for software made by KDE, a free software community
ldap Add LDAP support (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
mariadb Prefer mariadb connector over mysql connector
odk Build the Office Development Kit
pdfimport Enable PDF import via the Poppler library
postgres Add support for the postgresql database
test Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)

Emerge

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.