Installing OpenOffice 3 on 8.04

NoOp glgxg at
Mon May 26 16:34:23 UTC 2008

On 05/26/2008 08:53 AM, Rajiv Vyas wrote:
> I've been trying to install OO 3 beta on 8.04 and am encountering this
> error. I am trying to install the deb package. Any idea  how to solve
> this:
> dpkg-split: error reading BEA300_m2_native_packed-2_en-US.9301/: Is a directory
> dpkg: error processing BEA300_m2_native_packed-2_en-US.9301/ (--install):
>  subprocess dpkg-split returned error exit status 2
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  BEA300_m2_native_packed-2_en-US.9301/

How are you installing the debs?

I've encountered no problems. I cd to the /DEBS directory via terminal and:

sudo dpkg -i *.deb

BTW: there is an new M14 if you want to test the latest cutting edge -
find a mirror close to you and look for M14 in /developer, example:

Installing should not interfere with your existing (U)OOo, but if you'd
rather install into a home directory see:
Follow the "Installing 3.* versions (three layer"
instructions & substitute
OOo-Dev_DEV300_m7_LinuxIntel_install_en-US_deb.tar.gz with

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