[xubuntu-users] Newbie problems with OpenOffice and Xubuntu 8.04

John Levin john at technolalia.org
Wed May 28 18:23:23 UTC 2008

Jeffrey B. Layton wrote:
> Afternoon all,
> I'm new to Xubuntu but I've been using Linux, for a long time :)
> But unfortunately, I've got some newbie type questions :)
> I'm trying to install OpenOffice 2.4.0 but I'm running into
> some problems. I googled around a bit and it seems like the
> recommended installation method is to use alien to convert
> the Openoffice .tar.gz or the individual rpm's to .deb format.

The standard way is to install apps is via the Synaptic package manager; 
on Xubuntu it's in the applications menu under system. Open Office 2.4 
is there.



John Levin

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