How to Upgrade to openoffice 3.1 in Ubuntu9.04 Jaunty Jackalope
Openoffice.org3 is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers.
This tutorial show you how to upgrade from your earlier Openoffice to the new version of Openoffice 3.1 in Ubuntu9.04 Jaunty Jackalope .The upgrade is in 3 easy steps
1- First add some repositories
Open the source list
sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
and add these lines
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/openoffice-pkgs/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/openoffice-pkgs/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main
2- Add the server key
sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 247d1cff
4- Now update and upgrade
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
And is done, Openoffice will upgrade to the newest version. at the end check your openoffice version tobe sure that everything worked perfectly.