Open Office and / or Libre Office

Colin Law clanlaw at
Sun Dec 11 11:15:32 UTC 2011

On 11 December 2011 11:08, LinuxIsOne <reallife at> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 3:06 AM, Colin Law <clanlaw at> wrote:
>> > 3. By default now is : OO or LO or do I need to set the one? If yes,
>> > how?
>> To set the default application for a file type, right click on a file,
>> select Properties, Open With, select the app you want and click Set As
>> Default at the bottom.  Then any file of that type will be opened with
>> that app if you open the file.
> Yes that is correct but I was thinking, like we have many java but to set
> SUN java as default we run the command:
> sudo update-alternatives --set java /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java
> In the similar fashion, if to set the system wide default for LO?

I don't know.

>> > 5. From where does LO would get the updates?
>> If you have installed an app using the Ubuntu standard methods
>> (apt-get, synaptic or Software Centre) then it will get automatic
>> updates.  If you install by any other method then you will have to
>> install updates yourself unless the app has a built in method for
>> updating.
> I installed from like Johnny told step by step since via Ubuntu Software
> Center that package was not there when I searched it!

That is because LO is not provided as standard with 10.04


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