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Can Libre Office run from a removable hard drive? Thanks

asked 2018-03-12 21:15:39 +0200

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Can Libre Office run from a removable hard drive?

Can it be the full version or should it be the portable version?

What are the difference between the two versions? Thanks

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answered 2018-03-12 21:59:49 +0200

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updated 2018-03-12 22:02:00 +0200

(I never installed a LibO to removable media. I can't answer the first question therefor.)

Differences between Installed versions /vs/ Versions from PortableApps packages.

Any OS and bit-width supported by LibO development /vs/ Only 32-bit for Windows (or Win compatibility layer)
Early developer versions and prereleases available /vs/ Only released versions (some omitted) a some time later
Offline Help installable by simply calling the msi file /vs/ A few extra steps needed to make offline help available.
File associations can be set by install options /vs/ Manual association needed (if wanted; requires fix drive letter on Win)
No restrictions concerning languages /vs/ Some restrictions (less languages), smaller file.
Offered in a prominent place of the popular download page. /vs/ Not offered in a quite as prominent place.

From my experience: No relevant difference in speed after load.

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