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Old 05-07-2012, 01:10 AM   #1
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Install Libreoffice and Openoffice together

In ubuntu, default is Libreoffice,
which can be launched from terminal with ./soffice

If I want to install Openoffice too,
how to make it to appear in program menu too?
Openoffice also using "soffice" to launch,
how to make it different from that of Libreoffice?
Old 05-07-2012, 01:19 AM   #2
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I don't see why you would have both, since they are almost the same.

However you can keep them both installed as long as you do it from source, the packages in the repo are conflict.

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