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Portable version of just Writer?

asked 2016-10-07 01:44:10 +0200

Ryan gravatar image

Is there anywhere that I can get a portable version of just Writer and not the rest of LibreOffice? Thanks!

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Why would you need such a version?

gabix gravatar imagegabix ( 2016-10-07 09:15:33 +0200 )edit

Please read this thread https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/questi..., specially the comments on right answer

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2016-10-07 09:45:12 +0200 )edit

Thank you tp all for the comments. I am using Windows. To answer the question about why I would need such a version... I only want the word processor, I don't need the other programs. And I would like a portable version so I can use it without installing and/or from a USB stick, etc. I prefer to use portable apps whenever possible to spare the registry and drive from files and entries that may not be needed. From the link I see that currently there apparently is no such version.

Ryan gravatar imageRyan ( 2016-10-08 06:05:23 +0200 )edit

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answered 2016-10-07 08:34:51 +0200

updated 2016-10-07 08:36:50 +0200

You can if you have Linux o.s. You can uninstall other application.

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Is there a portable version for Linux really?

gabix gravatar imagegabix ( 2016-10-07 09:13:58 +0200 )edit

@gabix: No. But the (presently only 32-bit) PortableApps packages (and the platform itself) will install and run on Wine under Linux. (I only tested with Kubuntu, however.)
@charlie.it: Are you sure? From my experience I would judge you only can throw away the additional launchers. For V4.4.5 eg, these occupied just 480KiB of filespace alltogether. (As compared with >290 MiB for the content of 'App/libreoffice/program' you shouldn't tamper with.)
I did not yet test http://appimage.org/ .

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2016-10-07 12:29:54 +0200 )edit
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