How to install OpenOffice 4.1.9 on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install OpenOffice 4.1.9 on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

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This tutorial will only work on Chromebooks with an Intel or AMD CPU (with Linux Apps Support) and not those with an ARM64 architecture CPU.

Please take note that with the release of Chrome OS 90,  the location of Linux Apps has been changed in the Chromebook’s settings.  Have a look at this tutorial, to see how to turn on Linux apps and then continue with the installation tutorial.

Commands Used:
1) wget -c https://deac-ams.dl.sourceforge.net/project/openofficeorg.mirror/4.1.9/binaries/en-US/Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.9_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz
2) tar -zxvf Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.9_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz
3) sudo dpkg -i en-US/DEBS/*.deb
4) sudo dpkg -i en-US/DEBS/desktop-integration/*.deb

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Comments

  1. i thought I installed open office but thern saw a message that it is not supported., how do i remove what i have and install the right program. is there phone support available?

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