Originally Posted by dyool
No, just add some debian repositories.
- In example, Ubuntu have patched and tweaked OpenOffice, to better fit into their distribution. - Would you actually recommend to use the Debian version of OpenOffice, instead?
And, of course, why should the original questioner should want to use Debian's version of OpenOffice over Ubuntu's?
Questions over questions -- let's wait for the original poster to become more specific...