OpenOffice 3.0 - currently broken

Brendan mailinglist at
Wed Dec 10 19:33:01 GMT 2008

On Wednesday 10 December 2008, Art Alexion wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 December 2008 3:36:34 am Brendan wrote:
> > Honestly, it's super easy to install it yourself. One of the few apps
> > that isn't ./configure;make;sudo make install.
> >
> > Just remove the OO packages from the system, and install the OO Debs from
> > the site, along with the kde menu ones included. Works like a charm.
> The difference is that the OOo packages install to /opt alongside 2.4 from
> Kubuntu.  The PPA packages replace the Ubuntu 2.4.

Yep, and there's no reason to go back to 2.4, so there isn't a downside. You 
can always uninstall them and go back to the Intrepid stream.

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