Latest Open Office

James Cummings cummings.james at
Wed Jun 29 16:46:39 UTC 2005

On 6/29/05, Sam Hiser <shiser at> wrote:
> On Hoary, go to the Synaptic Package Manager, search for OpenOffice2 and
> "Mark for Installation."  This will also automatically flag the other
> dependent components (OpenOffice Calc, and so on).  Then "Apply".
> Once it is installed, then just log out and when you log back in the
> nice colorful icons of OOo 1.9.(79? it is a slightly older version of
> the beta I believe).  Does it work?  Mine does and you can set up the
> OOo2 icons on the desktop alongside or in replacement of OOo1 icons, as
> you like.

Is there are reason that OOo2 packages do not seem to include
OpenOffice Base, the MS-Access-like file-based database program, which
the openoffice download has in it?  I would really like to use this.


James Cummings, Cummings dot James at GMail dot com

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