Upgrade Open Office to 2.3?

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Tue Nov 27 20:06:17 UTC 2007

On 11/27/2007 11:22 AM, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> How can one upgrade Open Office to the new 2.3 version? It has two
> features that I need very much for a current project.
> I tried downloading the debs for the openoffice.org site, but they
> conflict with the current OOo installation instead of replacing it:

Instructions are here:


> I do not want to remove the current OOo before installing the new one
> as I've had problems that left me without Open Office in the past with
> that route. Thanks in advance.

You will need to remove the Ubuntu version first. If you have a problem
with the standard OOo version, you can reload (U)OOo. Recommand that you
rename your current ~./openoffice.org2 to something else first, and also
make a backup copy of it *and* any fonts that you may have installed in
~./openoffice.org2/user/fonts *and* /usr/lib/openoffice/share/fonts.
That way, if you do have to go back to (U)OOo you can restore your
previous user profile and fonts.

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