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Old 10-22-2009, 05:05 AM   #1
dourk
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unable to upgrade to OpenOffice 3 on Ubuntu 8.10


Hello

I run Ubuntu 8.10 on a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. I followed the directions in this tutorial http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-T...10-96449.shtml in order to upgrade OOo to version 3. They are very simple and it seems that they have worked for everyone else but they didn't work for me

I followed the 2 steps and waited for the upgrade button to show up but that was yesterday evening and it still hasn't. Then I also followed the instructions in "Comment #15" on the same link, on how "to do it on the command line". My /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openoffice.list file was empty but now it does have this line:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/openoffice-pkgs/ubuntu intrepid main

That was 15 minutes ago and still nothing. Maybe one of you gurus could help me upgrade into OOo 3?
 
Old 10-22-2009, 11:01 AM   #2
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I thought that the first person to answer to me (hopefully) would ask me what was the output on the console so here it is:

kostas@todeli:~$ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openoffice.list
[sudo] password for kostas:
< The file was empty and I added a line like you see below >
kostas@todeli:~$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openoffice.list
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/openoffice-pkgs/ubuntu intrepid main
kostas@todeli:~$ sudo apt-get update
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid Release.gpg
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid/main Translation-en_US
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security Release.gpg
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/main Translation-en_US
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid Release
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/universe Translation-en_US
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/multiverse Translation-en_US
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security Release
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid/main Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/main Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/restricted Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/main Sources
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/restricted Sources
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/universe Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/universe Sources
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/multiverse Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/multiverse Sources
Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid Release.gpg
Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/universe Translation-en_US
Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/multiverse Translation-en_US
Get:1 http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates Release.gpg [189B]
Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/universe Translation-en_US
Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/multiverse Translation-en_US
Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid Release
Get:2 http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates Release [51.2kB]
Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/main Packages
Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/restricted Packages
Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/main Sources
Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/restricted Sources
Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/universe Packages
Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/universe Sources
Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/multiverse Packages
Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/multiverse Sources
Get:3 http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/main Packages [368kB]
Get:4 http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/restricted Packages [8440B]
Get:5 http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/main Sources [117kB]
Get:6 http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/restricted Sources [2471B]
Get:7 http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/universe Packages [128kB]
Get:8 http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/universe Sources [32.2kB]
Get:9 http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/multiverse Packages [13.0kB]
Get:10 http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/multiverse Sources [4678B]
Fetched 726kB in 17s (42.6kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ppa.launchpad.net_openoffice-pkgs_ubuntu_dists_intrepid_main_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
kostas@todeli:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
kostas@todeli:~$
 
  


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