Open Office 3
mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net
Wed Oct 15 17:07:47 UTC 2008
> Dave Feustel wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 07:06:06AM -0400, Jim wrote:
>>> Dave Feustel wrote:
>>>> When will Open Office 3 be available for F9?
>>> Go here and get the RPM and install, it's very easy
>> Thanks for the link!
>> I am a complete newbie with respect to rpms.
>> Is there a tutorial on how to download and install rpms in Fedora?
> 1. Download the 'english' 'RPM' and make a new folder in your home
> directory called OO-3 and drag the download file into that OO-3 folder.
> 2. Open a terminal window and do su and password.
> In terminal , do cd OO-3.
> Then do a copy and paste into the terminal window of line below.
> tar -xvf OOo_3.0.0_LinuxIntel_install_wJRE_en-US.tar.gz
> It will make a new folder
> OO-3/OOO300_m9_native_packed-1_en-US.9358/RPMS/ .
> Then cd OOO300_m9_native_packed-1_en-US.9358/RPMS/ (be sure to do
> all this in SU Terminal).
> Then do a ./setup and install will start, follow instructions, When
> you get to the part "Select Additional Componets"
> I selected "Optional Componets" this installs everything and do a
> Next and follow Instructions.
> Be sure to do all this in a SU (Super User Terminal)
> I know these instructions maybe a little confusing, but read carefully.
> After install is complete, you find the execute files in the /Menu/Office
I forgot to mention if you have any old Office apps installed, Remove them.
Do you use Yumex, a package Updater-Installer-Remover , for newbie it is
easy to see all the packages.
If you want insall it, as SU terminal type, yum install yumex.
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