Updating open office in ubuntu
It doesn’t have one single installation file which you can download and double click to install. If they can provide over 20 deb files for various stuff, why not package them in one. As an experienced Linux-er, I can run a few commands to install Open Office in Ubuntu but I am pretty sure this installation procedure could be off-putting for the beginners.I wonder why it is not available in Ubuntu repository for easy installation.
The Apache Open Office 4.1.0 Release Notes provide an explanation of these changes.In this post we will discuss how to install latest version of Open Office on Ubuntu 14.10.This tutorial shows you how to install Apache Open Office in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and other Ubuntu based Linux distributions such as elementary OS, Linux Lite, Peppermint OS etc.Your current Open Office installation will not be removed unless you uninstall it with Synaptic or on the command line, so you can run both versions in parallel if you like.): cd /home/falko/Desktop/ Uncompress the archive... tar xvfz OOo_3.0.0_Linux Intel_install_en-US_gz ... and go to the directory that contains all the packages... and install them with one single command: sudo dpkg -i *package (using Synaptic or the command line), you can also install the Open Office 3.0.0 desktop integration package (it contains launchers, etc.) as follows: cd desktop-integration/ sudo dpkg -i openoffice.org3.0-debian-menus_3.0-9354_If you have not, you will see the following error: [email protected]:~/Desktop/OOO300_m9_native_packed-1_en-US.9358/DEBS/desktop-integration$ sudo dpkg -i openoffice.org3.0-debian-menus_3.0-9354_[sudo] password for falko: Selecting previously deselected package openoffice.org-debian-menus.It’s wise to remove Libre Office before installing Open Office.
Don’t worry, I will also show you how to revert the changes you made to your computer after installing Open Office.
To remove Libre Office, use the following commands: Once you have removed Libre Office, let’s see how to install Open Office now.
Apache Open Office suite which was previously known as Open has just been updated to version 4.0 and is available for download from its official download page.
This is a major update and brings exciting new features and enhancements along with many bug fixes.
Some of the features released with this version are: a new sidebar, improvements in Microsoft Office interoperability, support for more languages and a major performance boost.
Open Office is developed and maintained be “Apache Software Foundation”.