How to Install WPS Office on Linux. If you are an office worker or anything that requires document processing and are using Linux as your daily OS, then you should also look for alternatives to Microsoft Office, unless you are using the online version of Office 365
. An alternative to Microsoft Office on Linux that is widely used is WPS Office. This free document processor is compatible with Microsoft Office documents, in terms of appearance it is also not much different from Microsoft Office so Microsoft Office users should feel familiar when using WPS Office.
WPS Office is a suite of office applications for Microsoft Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android OS, developed by Zhuhai-based Chinese software developer Kingsoft.
How to Install WPS Office
Okay to download your first WPS Office go to the https://linux.wps.com page first. Next, download the installer that matches the operating system you are using. Users of Debian, Ubuntu, and their derivatives can choose the deb installer.
Once downloaded, we just need to install it using the installer earlier. If you use the .deb installer, just use the dpkg command. Example:
sudo dpkg -i wps-office_22.214.171.12461.XA_amd64.deb
Next open WPS Office from the application menu. When you run this application for the first time, you must accept the EULA provided.
And then you can already use WPS Office.
Okay, maybe that’s a short tutorial this time, hopefully it’s useful. If you have any questions, please leave a comment.