[ubuntu-uk] OpenOffice 3.0 repositories for Hardy
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Tue Oct 21 14:29:53 BST 2008
Chris Coulson wrote:
> 2008/10/21 Robert Dorrian <r.m.dorrian at ncl.ac.uk
> <mailto:r.m.dorrian at ncl.ac.uk>>
> The backports guys may be worth a try. They aim to include newer
> versions of software then the main repository.
> But if you are going to Intrepid anyway, it's probably less hassle
> just to wait, as Intrepid will include OO.o 3.
> Intrepid won't include OO.o.3, but there is a PPA containing packages
> . There is no point requesting a backport at the moment, as there are
> no official packages to backport. It is very likely that OO.o.3 will
> appear in Jaunty very early on. Once this has happened, it may be a good
> candidate for backporting to Intrepid (and perhaps Hardy) .
> Chris Coulson
>  - https://launchpad.net/~openoffice-pkgs/+archive
>  -
Ahh I see. I did find a ppa repository for Hardy which had OpenOffice 3
packages in. I added it to the sources.list but it was ignored when I
ran an apt-get update!
Looks like I'll have to either stick with 2.4 or manually install the
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