telling apt to ignore some package dependencies
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Nov 8 21:46:47 UTC 2007
On 11/08/2007 10:53 AM, Jason Joines wrote:
> As mentioned in my original post, I'd already installed the debs
> from openoffice.org. The kde integration did not work and the install
> was buggy and kept freezing. Actually it would freeze almost my entire
> display. I couldn't do anything with my running desktop other than move
> the mouse pointer, couldn't select anything, change applications, and
> couldn't change to virtual consoles. I either had to power the system
> off and back on or connect to it via ssh from another system and restard
If I recall, I fixed that by installing ubuntu-desktop which installs
the necessary gnome libraries. You can then uninstall ubuntu-desktop,
install OOo, then switch back to kde. It been awhile since I had kde
running, so not 100% sure... my CRS keeps kicking in lately.
> I'll check out OxygenOffice.
> Yeah, I may do a Gutsy install at some point. I just have a lot of
> stuff set up the way I want it and don't want to have to start over just
> to get OpenOffice working as desired.
> I'd still like to know if there's a way to tell apt to ingore the
> dependencies just in openoffice.
Don't know in kde.
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