Install on PPC

Jonathan Hudson jh+ubuntu at
Thu Jun 11 17:21:08 UTC 2009

On Wed, 10 Jun 2009 20:58:08 -0700, Marco Segreto wrote:

>I'm using Ubuntu 8.4 Intrepid.
>I'm trying to install openoffice on an old IMac ppc and get the 
>following error when using apt-get install
>   The following packages have unmet dependencies:
> Depends: but it 
>is not installable
>I've read previously that this is due to openoffice not being compatible 
>on powerpc. Is there any way to install it such as downloading and 
>compiling from source?

Works fine on Jaunty (9.04) on my old TiBook. I recall there was a PPC
release where OO.o was not working, it might have been 8.04.


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