Libreoffice in the style of Elementary OS

Libreoffice in the style of Elementary OS

A few days ago we were talking about how to change the look and feel of our Libreoffice with an icon pack different from the one that comes by default. Today, I bring you a similar, but more complete tutorial. In this case we will put our Libreoffice with the style of the Libreoffice of Elementary OS, a distribution based on Ubuntu but with a more focused look and feel and user experience to the Apple environment.


Do I need another Libreoffice?

As many of you know, Libreoffice is a free suite that can be used and modified to suit each individual's taste as well as distribute that customization. The Elementary OS Libreoffice It is the same that comes in Ubuntu, the only thing that has changed the style and appearance, giving rise to the idea that it is another Libreoffice. Many of you already knew this, but novices did not, that's why this basic explanation.

What do I need to change the style of my Libreoffice?

In this case we will only need the console and know and copy, since the modifications will be made by means of a script that performs all the delicate modifications to have this peculiar style.

So we open our terminal and write the following:

cd ~ && mkdir -p ~/.config/libreoffice
&& cp -a ~/.config/libreoffice ~/.config/libreoffice_backup
&amp;&amp; rm -R ~/.config/libreoffice &amp;&amp; git clone <a class="smarterwiki-linkify" href=""></a>
&amp;&amp; mv Libreoffice-elementary-config/libreoffice/ ~/.config
&amp;&amp; rm -Rf Libreoffice-elementary-config
&amp;&amp; sudo apt-get install libreoffice-style-crystal -y &amp;&amp; cd ~
&amp;&amp; wget -O <a class="smarterwiki-linkify" href=""></a>
&amp;&amp; sudo mv /usr/share/libreoffice/share/config/ /usr/share/libreoffice/share/config/
&amp;&amp; sudo mv /usr/share/libreoffice/share/config/

This is the script in an abbreviated way, for it to work you just have to join everything in a single line and press enter; After this, the installation and configuration of Libreoffice in the eOS style will begin.

Libreoffice in the style of Elementary OS

Remove the new Libreoffice style

It may be that you do not like how it looks or simply that you have tired of it, so the uninstallation of this style is simple. Just delete the ~ / .config / libreoffice folder and write to the terminal

killall oosplash

This will reset Libreoffice to its initial settings, removing all styles. There is also the possibility that you want to recover the previous configuration, so you have to change the folder ~ / .config / libreoffice.backup to ~ / .config / libreoffice so that you will have the configuration before the style change.

If you have already tried it, you will see that it is a change of style focused on eyecandy, on the taste for sight, but it is also a style focused on productivity, without actually specializing in it. By the way, this tutorial has been inspired and based on a blog post by Artescritorio, who is also the author of the script and the images. If you can, thank him.

More information - Change LibreOffice icons,

Source and Images - ArtsDesktop

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  1.   diegoelsurfer said

    Hello! When I copy and run the commands in the terminal, I get the following error: The certificate from “” is not trusted

    How could it be solved? Thanks!

  2.   Juan Paez said

    syntactic error in the code for the terminal