How to Install FreeOffice on Debian 10 Buster

FreeOffice is another free great software. If you are looking for the best Microsoft Office alternative for Linux, you may want to consider FreeOffice. Softmaker, the developer of FreeOffice offers this cross-platform software for free. It’s available for Linux, Windows as well as Mac OS X. FreeOffice 2018 is a full-featured Office suite with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. It is seamlessly compatible with Microsoft Office and available for Windows, Mac and Linux. In this article, you will find out how to install FreeOffice on Debian 10 Buster.

It is great to have FreeOffice for Linux. Now there are several Office Suites software available. LibreOffice, WPS Office, OpenOffice and now we have FreeOffice. For collaboration purposes, I would recommend OnlyOffice.

FreeOffice Main Features

  • Free forever
  • Modern look, ribbon style or classic style
  • Compatible with Microsoft Office files
  • Stable
  • Multiple operating system supports

Steps to Install FreeOffice on Debian 10

This tutorial is based on FreeOffice 2018 which is currently available on the official website. We will update this tutorial whenever the new version is available.

Step 1. Download the installer

Please download FreeOffice DEB package from the official website. Save it to your local directory.

Step 2. Install the package

To install the FreeOffice 2018, use the following command:

apt install ./softmaker-freeoffice-2018_966-01_amd64.deb

Wait until the installation process completes.

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