Updating openoffice in ubuntu
To download and install Apache Open Office 4.x, follow this checklist: This section describes in detail how to install Apache Open Office on your computer system.The first thing you'll want to do is read through these instructions completely, and use the Apache Open Office site to answer any questions you might have.Now you need to right click it and extract or run this command:tar xzf OOo_3.0.0_Linux Intel_install_english-US_gz That will create a number of folders.Now move into those folders:cd OOO300_m9_native_packed-1_en-US.9358/DEBS*Before installing, if you use KDE exclusively remove the file ooobasis3.0-gnome-integration_3.0.0-9_i386from the directory you can either delete it (not recommended) or move it into another directory.Okay before I begin we first need to discuss a couple of things here: Credit must be given to mogyweb who's how to for Ubuntu was helpful but incomplete for Kubuntu as there is one or two more steps which must be discussed. Anything preceded with a * is an added note: Open Office 3.0 is not in the repository for Ubuntu yet…why…I do not know.The file system Structure differences between Gnome and KDE are very apparent when installing the latest version of Open Office in Hardy. Anyway you can install it very easily by following a couple steps.The site contains documentation for users of all levels, beginner to advanced; a good place to get started for all new users of Apache Open Office would be browsing the FAQ.Note: Log in as an administrator if your computer only allows people with administrator privileges to install programmes.
Find out more about our partners Ubuntu Advantage is the professional support package from the experts at Canonical.KDE will then associate the file extension to the correct application and hence forth when you open that file type it will use the Open Office application.Ubuntu comes with everything you need to run your organisation, school, home or enterprise.In the directory desktop-integration is the deb package that will install your menu icons for Open Office 3.0.
You should copy or move that deb package into the working directory so that your menu icons are incorporated into the KDE menu under the Office dpkg -i *.deb*You will have to redo file associations but that is easy enough to do.All the essential applications, like an office suite, browsers, email and media apps come pre-installed and thousands more games and applications are available in the Ubuntu Software Centre.