ONLYOFFICE is a powerful and versatile office suite that allows you to edit text documents, spreadsheets, or presentations with ease. It also includes many collaborative features such as a CRM system for keeping track of contacts; a project management toolset that provides organization tools like task lists. The contact list can be accessed from anywhere in the world via an internet connection!
Furthermore, there are mail servers so messages won’t get lost because they’re stored securely on one central server while users receive notifications whenever somebody sends them something new (which means less stress). And finally, ONLY OFFICE offers an easy way navigating through projects using calendars
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install OnlyOffice on Manjaro 21 Linux. The tutorial will use the
command line terminal with
yay AUR helper, ideally most users may be using some wrapper for Pacman, for new users, it is essential to install one to keep your packages up-to-date while you learn Arch/Manjaro.
Table of Contents
Before proceeding with the tutorial, it is good to ensure your system is up-to-date with all existing packages.
sudo pacman -Syu
Install yay Helper
To begin the installation, you must have GIT installed to import the
yay repository to install/build. From your command terminal, use the following code to begin the installation.
sudo pacman -S --needed --noconfirm base-devel git
Now clone the yay archive using the following terminal command.
git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/yay-git.git
Next, move the archive to the
/OPT/ directory. This is a good location for any other archive installs, keep everything located, and traditionally the directory is a commonly used area for different applications.
sudo mv yay-git /opt/
Now navigate to the yay-git directory location.
Build the package using the
Now that you have installed the package management helper, you can install the office software using the following command.
yay -S onlyoffice-bin --noconfirm
--noconfirm to manually go through the installation questions instead of selecting the default answers.
Now that you have completed the installation launching, it can be done in a few ways.
Using the command line terminal, you can open the software quickly by using the following command.
Alternatively, run the
onlyoffice & command in the background to free up the terminal:
The best way to use OnlyOffice for desktop users that prefer not to use the command line terminal is to open the GUI of the application by following the path:
Taskbar > Office > OnlyOffice
Once opened, you can create a document, spreadsheet, presentation, or create a template. From the default screen, you can connect to the cloud also if you have this available.
Example Word (Click Image to Enlarge):
Example Word (Click Image to Enlarge):
How to Update OnlyOffice
The best way to upgrade the software, depending on what versions you have installed, is using the following terminal command as follows.
yay -Syu --devel --timeupdate
How to Remove (Uninstall) OnlyOffice
When you no longer want OnlyOffice installed on your system, use the following command to remove it.
yay -Rns onlyoffice-bin --noconfirm
Optionally, you can run the following command to clean up any leftover unused dependencies, and this is highly recommended to run so your system does not become bloated.
Comments and Conclusion
In the tutorial, you have learned how to install yay AUR helper quickly and install, maintain, and, if so, remove OnlyOffice on Manjaro 21 Linux series.
ONLYOFFICE is a great option if you are looking for an office suite that can be used online. It has a variety of features, such as document editors and a platform for document management, that make it an attractive choice for businesses and individuals alike. The software is free to use, which makes it even more appealing. I