LibreOffice [1] [2]is a full-featured office productivity suite that replaces

All pre-installed components of LibreOffice are :

  • libreoffice-writer: Word processor
  • libreoffice-calc: Spreadsheet
  • libreoffice-impress: Presentation
  • libreoffice-draw: Drawing
  • libreoffice-base: Database
  • libreoffice-math: Equation editor
  • libreoffice-filter-mobiledev: Mobile Devices filters
  • libreoffice-filter-binfilter: legacy filters (e.g. StarOffice 5.2)
  • hunspell-*/myspell-*: Hunspell/Myspell dictionaries

For use with LibreOffice:

  • libreoffice-l10n-*: UI interface translation
  • libreoffice-help-*: User help
  • mythes-*: Thesauri for the use with LibreOffice
  • hyphen-*: Hyphenation patterns for LibreOffice
  • libreoffice-gtk: Gtk UI Plugin, GNOME File Picker support,

QuickStarter for GNOMEs notification are

  • libreoffice-gnome: GNOME VFS, GConf backend
  • libreoffice-kde: KDE UI Plugin and KDE File Picker support
  • menu: Will add libreoffice menu entries for every Debian window manager.
  • unixodbc: ODBC database support
  • cups-bsd: Allows LibreOffice to detect your CUPS printer queues


  • libsane: Use your sane-supported scanner with LibreOffice
  • libxrender1: Speed up display by using Xrender library
  • libgl1: OpenGL support
  • openclipart-libreoffice: Open Clip Art Gallery with LibreOffice index


  • iceweasel | firefox | icedove | thunderbird | iceape-browser | mozilla-browser:
  • Mozilla profile with Certificates needed for XML Security...
  • openjdk-6-jre | gcj-jre | java5-runtime:
  • Java Runtime Environment for use with LibreOffice
  • pstoedit / imagemagick: helper tools for EPS thumbnails
  • gstreamer0.10-plugins-*: GStreamer plugins for use with LibreOffices
  • media backend
  • libpaper-utils: papersize detection support via paperconf
  • libldap-2.4-2: LDAP client library; needed for LibreOffice getting its
  • profiles from LDAP

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