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From Alexandro Colorado <...@oooes.org>
Subject Re: AOO in the Linux distros
Date Wed, 24 Jul 2013 21:30:04 GMT
On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 10:25 AM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 6:29 AM, Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org> wrote:
>
> > I would like to see a blog entry tutorial demonstrating the
> > installation of OpenOffice on the 4 major distros and also Win and
> > OSX.
> >
> > This would be helpful to the community I think.
> >
>
> The Install Guide covers installation on Linux -- but not from a distro
> specific perspective. These instructions work very well for some distros
> and not well for others.  I can't elaborate much more on that statement.
>
> http://www.openoffice.org/download/common/instructions.html
>
> When we released 3.4., we found some additional installation instructions
> which are included in the wiki version of the Linux install page (which now
> also needs some slight updating):
>
>
> http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/FAQ/Installation/How_do_I_install_OpenOffice.org_on_Linux%3F#Where_can_I_find_more_information_on_installing_OpenOffice_on_Linux.3F
>
> I would suggest if you find tutorials, or create tutorials yourself, for
> any Linux distros, that you put links to them on the above wiki page.
>

​Correct however in the mind of many people they would like to see a 4.0
instructions. Even if 99.9% de same. Should we just change it to the 4.0
release? Even then, the blog will highlight these links.

I remember OSDir - OpenShot used to do this, screenshot guides of
installation of major distros and apps like OpenOffice, however there is
some questions on trying OpenOffice 4.0 while keeping LibO without risk.​



>
>
> >
> > On 7/24/13, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn <chithanh@gentoo.org> wrote:
> > > Rory O'Farrell schrieb:
> > >> Now that AOO 4.0 is successfully launched, perhaps the time has come
> to
> > >> try to get it into the Linux distros.At present if one selects
> > OpenOffice
> > >> in the distros I know, one gets LibreOffice. One should get a clear
> > >> choice, not a default substitution.
> > >
> > > The problem is mostly the lack of volunteers which are willing to
> > > package and maintain AOO among these distros' developers.
> > >
> > > Gentoo has a precompiled version of AOO packaged:
> > > http://packages.gentoo.org/package/app-office/openoffice-bin
> > >
> > > Besides that, there exist some user maintained packages for Ubuntu,
> > > Arch, Slackware and other distros.
> > >
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > > Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
> > >
> > >
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> > >
> >
> >
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> > Alexandro Colorado
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>
>
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>
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>



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Alexandro Colorado
Apache OpenOffice Contributor
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