Chapter 2.2.1 Libreoffice

Libreoffice is an open source full office suite. In the menu there are shortcuts to different libreoffice applications and your recently used files.


To open a recently used file in libreoffice they are shown in the main part of the window. To open a program or to create a file from a file dialog are along the left hand column.

Libreoffice all of the different components have a window menu that lets you switch between a document in libreoffice writer and libreoffice calc. To do this go to Window and select the window that you want to switch to.

Libreoffice if you shutdown without saving your work libreoffice will automatically recover the document. If you do not want to recover a document press the discard button. If you want to automatically recover the document press the start button.




Lubuntu ships with version of libreoffice.

How to launch

From the menu Office ‣ Libreoffice to launch libreoffice or run


from the command line.