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Old 04-29-2008, 02:11 PM   #1
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Question how can i install openoffice


i tried to install open office from synaptic package but when i marked the package the following error message occured
Depends: (=2.0.4.dfsg.2-7etch1) but 2.0.4.dfsg.2-7etch4 is to be installed
Depends: but it is not going to be installed
Depends: but it is not going to be installed
Depends: but it is not going to be installed
Depends: but it is not going to be installed
Depends: but it is not going to be installed

help is welcome
Old 04-29-2008, 04:39 PM   #2
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Can you post your /etc/apt/sources.list file? It sounds like you might be running a mixed repository system.
Old 04-30-2008, 08:17 AM   #3
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hi try this,
Down load openoffice.tar from this site
and run these commands.
tar -xvf openoffice2.4.tar.gz/bz2
cd openoffice2.4
Old 04-30-2008, 09:15 AM   #4
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But you shouldn't do the manual install just because apt does not work anymore. Now it is only warnings but it could develop into something far worse if not properly dealt with.


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