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Old 01-11-2004, 09:52 AM   #1
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Post OpenOffice package for Slack 9.1

Dear slackers, does anybody know where to find a .tgz package containing OpenOffice 1.1?
I've been trying google, and found alot of .rpm packages.
I'm a bit sorry if I've had to build it myself....

Thanks a lot!
Old 01-11-2004, 09:56 AM   #2
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I don't think there is a tgz package for Open Office. However, installing Open Office is evry simple and easy with the open office setup scripts. You can download it and find installation instructions from:

Good Luck,

Old 01-11-2004, 09:57 AM   #3
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I don't believe there is one available for Slack. I downloaded it from here ->
Old 01-11-2004, 10:00 AM   #4
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You can get one here. You'll need the libgnomecups and gnome-cups-manager packages as well. And GNOME too but as long as you have the GNOME libs this package should work under KDE, Fluxbox, etc.
Old 01-11-2004, 03:00 PM   #5
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You dont really need a .tgz package for Open Office. When you download it (and after you extract it), you will have a setup file which will bring up a nice GUI, and install everything for you... Its more or less the same thing, just a few more clicks than a .tgz.

Personally, i like it =]
Old 01-12-2004, 05:57 AM   #6
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Ooo-1.1 in tgz file

try this one:
there is a tgz of Ooo-1.1.
however, I installed Ooo from in /opt and it runs perfectly
hope this helps
Old 01-12-2004, 07:56 AM   #7
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Wow! Perfect.

Thanks alot!


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