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How To Install OnlyOffice For Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & 19.04 {Desktop Edition}

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nlyOffice Ubuntu: OnlyOffice is the best alternative for all type of Text editors in Linux. OnlyOffice is the free & open source office suite which is released under GNU AGPL 3.0. OnlyOffice is a cross-platform application, it is available for Windows, Linux & Mac OS. OnlyOffice helps us to edit files like as Spreadsheets, Documents & Presentations. In this article, We provided the information about installing OnlyOffice in Ubuntu 18.04 & 19.04 in 3 different ways.

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How To Install OnlyOffice Using APT Repo:

OnlyOffice Desktop Editors package is not available in default Ubuntu. You can install the OnlyOffice Desktop Editors through the APT repository.

Add OnlyOffice GPG Key in your Ubuntu PC :

$sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys CB2DE8E5

The above command will add the GPG key from the APT repo to your Ubuntu Desktop. Now follow the below command to install the OnlyOffice Desktop Editors in Ubuntu PC.

Download OnlyOffice Debian Package For Ubuntu Desktop:

Before installing the OnlyOffice, you need to download the Onlyoffice.deb package to your desktop, Follow the command below to download the OnlyOffice Debian package.

$deb http://download.onlyoffice.com/repo/debian squeeze main

Install OnlyOffice on Ubuntu 18.04 & 19.04:

After downloading the OnlyOffice Desktop edition, You need to install the Onlyoffice package using the following command:

$sudo apt-get update
$sudo apt-get install onlyoffice-desktopeditors
  • The apt-get update command will update your apt packages.
  • The sudo apt-get install onlyoffice-desktopeditors command will help you install the OnlyOffice Suite in your Ubuntu Desktop.
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How To Install OnlyOffice Desktop Editors Using Snap:

Snap is the default application store installed in Ubuntu 18.04 & Later version. If you are not able to find the snap in your Ubuntu Desktop, use the command sudo apt install snapd to install snap store in your pc. After installing the snap, You need to use the following command to install the OnlyOffice Desktop Editors using snap.

  • Open the Terminal
  • Paste the following command
$sudo snap install onlyoffice-desktopeditors
Installing OnlyOffice Using Snap
Installing OnlyOffice Using Snap

Once the installation process got completed, The below image will appear on your screen.

After Installation
After Installation
  • Now in Terminal, Enter the following phrase to open the OnlyOffice Suite
$onlyoffice-desktopeditors

Once you execute the above command, The OnlyOffice will be initialized in your pc as shown in the below image.

OnlyOffice Ubuntu
OnlyOffice Ubuntu

You can start creating your text document by click the Document option in OnlyOffice.

How To Install OnlyOffice From Ubuntu Store:

This OnlyOffice is available on UbuntuStore, Follow the steps below to install the OnlyOffice suite:

  • Open Ubuntu Store
  • In Search Bar, Enter the following phrase “ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors” & hit the Search button.
  • Click the OnlyOffice Desktop Editors app
Ubuntu Store App
Ubuntu Store App
  • Click the install button to install this app from Ubuntu Store
Install App
Install App
  • The file size of this app is about 350+ MB, It will take some time to download and install
  • Once the installation process completed, click the Launch button to launch the OnlyOffice app in your Ubuntu PC.
  • You can remove this app by clicking the Remove button as shown in the below image.
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Launch & Remove App
Launch & Remove App

How To Install OnlyOffice As AppImage:

This is the best alternative method to install the OnlyOffice suite in your Ubuntu PC through the AppImage. Follow the instruction to install,

$wget https://github.com/ONLYOFFICE/appimage-desktopeditors/releases/download/v5.1.29/DesktopEditors-x86_64.AppImage

Download the package by using the above command and then,

$chmod a+x DesktopEditors-x86_64.AppImage

Then use the below command,

$./DesktopEditors-x86_64.AppImage

The above command will help you run the OnlyOffice suite as the Appimage in your Ubuntu PC.

How To Install OnlyOffice For Fedora:

You can install the OnlyOffice suite through the snap store. Follow the below command to install OnlyOffice suite in Fedora OS.

$sudo dnf install snapd

The above command will install the snap on your Fedora PC.

$sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

This command will enable classic snap support on Fedora OS.

$sudo snap install onlyoffice-desktopeditors

Now, executing the above command will install the OnlyOffice Desktop Editors in Fedora OS.

How To Install OnlyOffice For CentOS:

Snap is available for CentOS 7.6+ from the EPEL repository. If the snap is not installed in your CentOS & then follow the commands:

$sudo yum install epel-release

This command will install the EPEL release repository in your CentOS.

$sudo yum install snapd

Once you added the repository, you can install the Snap using the above command.

$sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket

After snap installed, the above command help systemd unit to manage main snap communication that needs to be enabled.

$sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

The above command will enable classic support.

$sudo snap install onlyoffice-desktopeditors

The above command will install the OnlyOffice in CentOS through the snap.

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How To Install OnlyOffice For Kubuntu:

Follow the below instruction to install this Office suite in Kubuntu OS. Snap installed in Kubuntu pre-defined.

$sudo snap install onlyoffice-desktopeditors

The command will help you install OnlyOffice Desktop Editors on Kubuntu OS.

How To Remove OnlyOffice Ubuntu:

You can remove OnyOffice Desktop Editors Suite using the following commands:

Remove using Apt repo:

$sudo apt remove onlyoffice-desktopeditors

The above command will remove OnlyOffice using the APT repo from your Ubuntu PC.

Remove using Snap:

$sudo snap remove onlyoffice-desktopeditors

The above command will remove the OnlyOffice using the snap from Ubuntu PC.

OnlyOffice Essential Features:

  • High Compatible with MS Office & Open Document Formats
  • Tab-based user interface enabled to manage multiple files in the same window
  • Supports End-End document encryption
  • Instant upload documents on Cloud
  • Supports 3rd party plugins

Verdict:

That’s it. By following the above steps & command, you will be able to install the OnlyOffice Desktop Editors Suite in your Ubuntu PC. OnlyOffice is a cross-platform application and available for different OS such as Windows, Linux & Mac. Additionally, we provided the installation instructions to install the OnlyOffice Desktop Suite for Fedora, CentOS & Kubuntu OS.  If you have any queries related to this topic and then feel free to comment us below. Post your queries & question in our Tec Robust Forum.

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