Open Office and / or Libre Office

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Mon Dec 12 01:44:12 UTC 2011

On 12/11/2011 10:19 AM, Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
> 2011/12/11 LinuxIsOne<reallife at>:
>> On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 10:01 AM, Colin Law<clanlaw at>  wrote:
>>> 12.04 will not be released till April next year (year 12 month 04,
>>> that is what 12.04 means).
>> Oh I see.
>>>   The current version is 11.10 (October
>>> 2011)  and LibreOffice is installed as standard.
>> Okay.
>>> Note that if you upgrade you go one version at a time, so 10.04 to
>>> 10.10 to 11.04 to 11.10.  You might decide that it is easier to
>>> re-install.
>> If I do like this, as you say like first 10.04 ->  10.10 ->  11.04 ->  11.10,
>> if I go like this, please suggest me the following queries in this regard:-
>> 1. Some applications which are default of 10.04 and not in other higher
>> versions, would they (all or one) get uninstalled or would remain there...,
>> like what would happen of OO?
>> 2. Is it recommended that I do this or not, means I should do this or
>> not...? Since Unity would come ....or something like my present gnome would
>> be wiped out...?
>> 3. I cannot upgrade from LTS to LTS?
> Yes, you can. In April 2012.
> By the way, sorry for not mentioning the LibreOffice PPA thing. I just
> didn't think of it, not sure why…
> If it's the same LibreOffice version as the one I suggested, the PPA
> is a better choice.
> And I also forgot to suggest to first uninstall, sorry
> for that too. Mailing lists like this are populated by all kinds of
> people. People who want to know things and only asks questions, people
> like me who know some stuff, but sometimes not enough, people who
> knows almost everything and people somewhere in between… It's
> sometimes a tough job for those who asks questions to separate poor
> answers from the good ones… I'm sure that most of us try the best we
> can, though.

I upgraded as LO wasn't available for 10.4, even in the ppa. I didn't 
know it was now. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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