How to install Calligra in Debian 8.3

How to install Calligra in Debian 8.3

Calligra Suite is an office suite similar to the LibreOffice or OpenOffice suites, being available on Kubuntu and other KDE-based Linux systems. The Calligra suite contains the following apps: Words, Stage, Sheets, Flow, and Kexi (office apps), Krita and Karbon (graphics manipulation) and Plan (project management). This tutorial explains the installation procedure of Calligra. 


Installation Procedure

To start the installation procedure, first add the repo in the terminal. 

root@linuxhelp:~# nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Open the configuration file and enter the following lines in the file. After adding, save and exit the file. 

deb stable main contrib non-free
deb jessie main

Next update the apt source in the system. 

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get update
Get:1 jessie-updates InRelease [145 kB]
Ign jessie InRelease          
Get:2 jessie Release.gpg [2,373 B]
Get:3 jessie Release [148 kB]                 
Ign stable InRelease                                       
Get:4 jessie-updates/main Sources [15.5 kB]
Get:5 jessie-updates/contrib Sources [32 B]        
Get:6 jessie-updates/main amd64 Packages/DiffIndex [7,408 B]
Get:7 jessie-updates/contrib amd64 Packages [32 B]
Get:8 jessie-updates/contrib Translation-en [14 B]
Get:9 jessie-updates/main Translation-en/DiffIndex [2,704 B] 
Get:10 stable Release.gpg [2,373 B]                               
Get:11 jessie-updates/main amd64 2017-03-14-2025.02.pdiff [526 B]
Get:12 jessie/main amd64 Packages [6,776 kB]
Get:13 jessie-updates/main amd64 2017-03-14-2025.02.pdiff [526 B]
Get:14 stable Release [148 kB] 
Get:21 jessie/main Translation-en [4,582 kB]                    
Fetched 23.4 MB in 5min 42s (68.4 kB/s)                                                   
Reading package lists... Done

Next install the Calligra application by running the following command. 

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get install calligra
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree      
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  akonadi-backend-mysql akonadi-server ant ant-optional braindump calligra-data
  calligra-libs calligra-semanticitems calligraauthor calligraflow calligraflow-data
  calligraplan calligrasheets calligrastage calligrastage-data calligrawords
  calligrawords-data docbook-xsl fonts-freefont-ttf fonts-lyx javascript-common karbon
  kate-data katepart kde-runtime kde-runtime-data kdelibs-bin kdelibs5-data
  kdelibs5-plugins kdepim-runtime kdepimlibs-kio-plugins kdoctools kexi kexi-data krita
  krita-data libaio1 libakonadi-calendar4 libakonadi-contact4 libakonadi-kabc4
  libakonadi-kcal4 libakonadi-kde4 libakonadi-kmime4 libakonadi-notes4
  libakonadiprotocolinternals1 libapache-poi-java libapache-pom-java libastro1
  libattica0.4 libbasicusageenvironment0 libboost-program-options1.55.0 libcddb2
  libcommons-codec-java libcommons-logging-java libcommons-parent-java libcrystalhd3
  libdbusmenu-qt2 libdlrestrictions1 libdmtx0a libdom4j-java libdvbpsi9 libebml4 libfam0
  libgles1-mesa libgles2-mesa libgpgme++2 libgps21 libgroupsock1 libiodbc2 libiso9660-8
  libisorelax-java libjaxen-java libjdom1-java libjs-jquery libkabc4 libkactivities-bin
  libkactivities-models1 libkactivities6 libkalarmcal2 libkatepartinterfaces4 libkcal4
  libkcalcore4 libkcalutils4 libkcmutils4 libkdcraw-data libkdcraw23 libkde3support4
  libkdeclarative5 libkdecore5 libkdesu5 libkdeui5 libkdewebkit5 libkdnssd4
  libkemoticons4 libkfile4 libkgapi2-2 libkholidays4 libkhtml5 libkimap4 libkio5
  libkjsapi4 libkjsembed4 libkldap4 libkmbox4 libkmediaplayer4 libkmime4 libknewstuff3-4
  libknotifyconfig4 libkntlm4 libkolab0 libkolabxml1 libkparts4 libkpimidentities4
Setting up calligra (1:2.8.5+dfsg-1) ...
Setting up calligra-semanticitems (1:2.8.5+dfsg-1+b2) ...
Setting up ntrack-module-libnl-0 (016-1.3) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.19-18+deb8u2) ...
Processing triggers for dbus (1.8.20-0+deb8u1) ...

After installation, open the Activities window and type the package name Calligra and run the applcation. Select any of the application under Calligra.



Wasn't that an easy installation? Calligra is an office suite to respond any needs of the user same as LibreOffice suite. 


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