how do I tryout OOo 3.0.0 in Hardy?
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sun Oct 12 20:11:25 UTC 2008
On 10/12/2008 02:20 AM, Knapp wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 10:40 AM, Gilles Gravier <gilles at gravier.org> wrote:
>> H.S. wrote:
>>> Now that Openoffice.org 3.0 is out
>>> (http://distribution.openoffice.org/mirrors/#extmirrors), how do I
>>> tryout this version on a Hardy machine?
>>> I want to keep the Hardy OOo installation as it is and want to try out
>>> OOo 3.0 separately. If I download the 3.0 deb, will it interfere with my
>>> 2.4 OOo installation?
>> Interesting that the mirrors list 3.0.0 as available where the front
>> page at http://www.openoffice.org/ only lists 2.4.1 and 3.0.0RC4...
>> I'd wait just a bit more... :) Maybe a few days... to be sure.
> Yes, I hunted around and found links for 64 bit deb but the links don't work.
It will be out offically tomorrow. The 64 bit debs are on the mirrors
now. You can install as Jim pointed out - it will not affect your
existing (U)OOo 2.4.1 & the OOo soffice file will be in
/opt/openoffice.org3/program and the user profile will be in
BTW: if you've already downloaded and installed OpenOffice.org 3.0
Release Candidate 4 (build OOO300_m9) there is no need to download the
"official" OOo3.0 - they are the same so save your bandwidth.
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