OnlyOffice Desktop Editors Available to Install in Ubuntu as Snap

February 24, 2019 — 1 Comment

After testing for a period of time, OnlyOffice Desktop Editors snap package goes stable for Ubuntu and other Linux desktops.

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is a free office suite that combines text, spreadsheet and presentation editors allowing to create, view and edit documents stored on your Windows/Linux PC or Mac without an Internet connection. It is fully compatible with Office Open XML formats: .docx, .xlsx, .pptx.

The snap is a containerized software package (runs in sandbox) runs in most Linux desktops. It bundles most required libraries and auto-updates itself.

For Ubuntu 18.04 and higher, simply open Ubuntu Software, search for and install onlyoffice:

For Ubuntu 16.04, first install snapd daemon by opening terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and then running command:

sudo apt install snapd

Then install OnlyOffice Desktop Editors via command:

sudo snap install onlyoffice-desktopeditors

Like normal software, open OnlyOffice from your system app launcher.

Uninstall:

To remove the software, either use Ubuntu Software, or run command in terminal:

snap remove onlyoffice-desktopeditors

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One response to OnlyOffice Desktop Editors Available to Install in Ubuntu as Snap

  1. Installed but no auto shortcut nor can search find it?

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