Upgrade Open Office to 2.3?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 20:39:46 UTC 2007

On 27/11/2007, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> 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:
> >
> [snip]
> Instructions are here:
> http://www.8daysaweek.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=759
> >
> > 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.

Thanks, done!

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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