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Old 07-06-2008, 01:19 AM   #1
sr2701
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OpenOffice 2.4.1 installation in Fedora 8?


Hi,
I am not very experienced with Fedora and I want to install the new version of open office. I am running a Fedora 8 (64 bit) on my pc.

I have the file downloaded on my pc. I can see the openoffice writer on my on my office utilities but I would also like to use the others such as impress, draw calc and math.

Can anyone guide me through this?
 
Old 07-06-2008, 05:19 AM   #2
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Unfortunately AFAIK OOo only release 32 bit binaries and 2.4.x won't ever make it into the official F8 repos. You could install the binaries from the OOo website but personally I would try downloading the src RPM from Fedora 9 then rebuilding that for F8. I am not sure whether that will work because it may have dependencies that are not met under F8. I'm gonna give it a try and see how I get on. I'll report back on my success or otherwise.

If you don't really need 2.4.x then the 2.3.x release is in the official repositories. Just install it using Add/Remove software.
 
  


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