How to install WPS Office 2016 Free (Kingsoft Office) in Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will learn How to install WPS Office 2016 Free (Kingsoft Office) in Ubuntu 18.04. The WPS office suite is an open source office application such as used to work with Microsoft Office documentation. WPS Office is an office suite for Microsoft Windows, Linux, iOS and Android, developed by Zhuhai-based Chinese software developer Kingsoft. We have three major applications in the WPS Office suite 1)WPS Writer 2)WPS Spreadsheets and 3)WPS Presentation. WPS Office has been developed and has declared its first edition as a proprietary license in 1988, that means you can use this application for free, but for commercial use, you need to use its commercial version. This is a great application written using C and C ++ programming languages and is available for almost all major languages. WPS can be used to write documents such as resumes, application letters, any documents related to office documents. You can use WPS spreadsheets to computer-related tasks, financial tasks, collecting large official data and finally WPS. The presentation can be used to create a presentation. Presentation means that if your company is starting production, you can create a presentation for that product with product specifications, benefits or information related to any product.

How to install WPS Office 2016 Free (Kingsoft Office) in Ubuntu 18.04

How to install WPS Office 2016 Free (Kingsoft Office) in Ubuntu 18.04

Follow the below steps to install WPS Office 2016 Free (Kingsoft Office) in Ubuntu 18.04:

Now we have to download the WPS Office 2016 (Kingsoft Office) package from its official website. So use the below command to download the same.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ wget http://kdl.cc.ksosoft.com/wps-community/download/6757/wps-office_10.1.0.6757_amd64.deb
--2018-12-01 22:36:46-- http://kdl.cc.ksosoft.com/wps-community/download/6757/wps-office_10.1.0.6757_amd64.deb
Resolving kdl.cc.ksosoft.com (kdl.cc.ksosoft.com)... 106.48.12.11, 106.48.51.117
Connecting to kdl.cc.ksosoft.com (kdl.cc.ksosoft.com)|106.48.12.11|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 122800604 (117M) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: ‘wps-office_10.1.0.6757_amd64.deb’

wps-office_10.1.0.6 100%[===================>] 117.11M 2.01MB/s in 67s

2018-12-01 22:37:55 (1.74 MB/s) - ‘wps-office_10.1.0.6757_amd64.deb’ saved [122800604/122800604]

Enter the following command to see if the .deb package of WPS Office 2016 (Kingsoft Office) is downloaded. Refer to the output below

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ ls -l wps-office_10.1.0.6757_amd64.deb
-rw-r--r-- 1 itsmarttricks itsmarttricks 122800604 Sep 11 12:15 wps-office_10.1.0.6757_amd64.deb

Now we are ready to install the WPS Office 2016 (Kingsoft Office) package. so let’s go ahead and install WPS Office 2016 (Kingsoft Office) package using below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -i wps-office_10.1.0.6757_amd64.deb
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
Selecting previously unselected package wps-office.
(Reading database ... 188888 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack wps-office_10.1.0.6757_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking wps-office (10.1.0.6757) ...
Setting up wps-office (10.1.0.6757) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for shared-mime-info (1.9-2) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...

As you can see above we have successfully installed the WPS Office 2016 (Kingsoft Office) package. To confirm the same reference the below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -l wps-office
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
+++-==============-============-============-=================================
ii wps-office 10.1.0.6757 amd64 WPS Office, is an office producti

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Now to open the WPS Office 2016 (Kingsoft Office) just type the command wps on shell prompt. Refer the command below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ wps

Once the WPS Office 2016 opens, ask for a license agreement, Then you click the I Accept button.

HOW TO INSTALL WPS OFFICE SUITE (KINGSOFT OFFICE) IN UBUNTU 18.04

Accept The License Agreement

Kingsoft Office 2016– WPS Writer

How to install WPS Office 2016 Free (Kingsoft Office) in Ubuntu 18.04

Kingsoft Office 2016– WPS Writer

Kingsoft Office 2016– WPS Spreadsheet

How to install WPS Office 2016 Free (Kingsoft Office) in Ubuntu 18.04

Kingsoft Office 2016– WPS Spreadsheet

Kingsoft Office 2016– WPS Presentation

How to install WPS Office 2016 Free (Kingsoft Office) in Ubuntu 18.04

Kingsoft Office 2016– WPS Presentation

You can also open the WPS Office 2016 (Kingsoft Office) graphically using search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.

How to install WPS Office 2016 Free (Kingsoft Office) in Ubuntu 18.04

Open WPS Office 2016

Also Read – How to Install Master PDF Editor in Ubuntu 18.04 – A Free PDF Editor for Ubuntu.

How to Uninstall WPS Office 2016 Free (Kingsoft Office) in Ubuntu 18.04?

For any reasons, if you don’t like WPS Office 2016 (Kingsoft Office) and want to uninstall the application from your system using following commands.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -r wps-office
(Reading database ... 199943 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing wps-office (10.1.0.6757) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...
Processing triggers for shared-mime-info (1.9-2) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...

That’s all, In this article, we have explained the How to install WPS Office 2016 Free (Kingsoft Office) in Ubuntu 18.04. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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