How to Upgrade to openoffice 3.1 in Ubuntu9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

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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.

 

openOffice.org3.1

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