openoffice 2.4 on Kubuntu 6.06

Bruce Marshall bmarsh at
Fri Apr 11 22:10:09 UTC 2008

On Friday 11 April 2008, Christophe Guilbert wrote:
> Hi every one ,
> I have Kubuntu 6.06 installed, I experience too much problem with the
> default 2.02 Openoffice. I would like to upgrade it to 2.4.
> Is anyone tried Openoffice 2.4 on Kubuntu 6.06 ?
> Any problem with Kubuntu 6.06 ?
> Best way to  install it ?
> Thanks for any info.

I'm running 2.4 on   7.10 Kubuntu

I converted the RPMs with alien and used dpkg to install.

Be aware that you will probably be reminded there are updates for your 
original version of OO  and you should NOT apply these.

Gets to be a pain to bypass them though.

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