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Can I install Libre 3.5 directly over older version? [closed]

asked 2012-02-19 07:50:18 +0200

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updated 2015-09-06 14:19:05 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Can I install Libre 3.5 directly over older version, or do I need to first uninstall the old version?

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by MagicFab
close date 2012-03-11 15:41:55.478085


Workaround: killing the soffice service (or whatever showed up as soffice) in the Windows Task Manager.

MagicFab gravatar imageMagicFab ( 2012-03-11 15:41:32 +0200 )edit

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answered 2012-02-19 09:58:15 +0200

cloph gravatar image

in general: You don't need to uninstall older versions when installing a new version of LibreOffice - however for 3.5.0 see the release notes:

For Windows users that have LibreOffice prior to version 3.4.5 installed, either uninstall that beforehand, or upgrade to 3.4.5. Otherwise, the upgrade to 3.5.0 may fail.

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answered 2012-02-19 20:44:14 +0200

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updated 2012-02-19 20:46:06 +0200

i had a problem with it, it was installed 3.4.1 version, today I uninstalled 3.4.1 and after installed 3.5, without uninstall 3.4 I can't install 3.5 it was a problems. it for Windows OS, not *.nix

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answered 2012-03-02 23:36:13 +0200

Marzal gravatar image

I have installed 3.5 over 3.4.4 with WPKG in a windows XP network without problems, but it´s safer to unistall first the old version.

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Today I have tried to install 3.5 over 3.4.3 manually in a windows 7 64bits, and wasn´t possible. So you can try to update and the installer will update if is possible or show an error if not.

Marzal gravatar imageMarzal ( 2012-03-04 02:57:24 +0200 )edit

answered 2012-02-19 19:02:36 +0200

marc gravatar image

I would highly recommend to purge existing LibO-versions when installing via DEBS. Except you upgrade via PPA (Linux) - but the PPA is not updated right now...

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