Re: Problems getting openoffice
On Tue, 2005-12-20 at 18:41, Mark Phillips wrote:
> I setup my /etc/apt/preferences and /etc/apt/sources.list as shown in the
> directions (see file listing below). When I apt-update I see the reference to
> backports, so my sources.list is working....
> However, when I then tried apt-get upgrade, my openoffice did not upgrade from
> 1.1 to 2.0. I had to manually use apt-get install openoffice.org/backports to
> get the upgrade to work. My questions -
> 1. Will openoffice.org continue to be updated from backports, or did I miss
> something in my setup?
> 2. Openoffice 2.0 is working, but I do not have the help files. I don't see an
> obvious deb file for these on the backports site, so how do I get them? I
> also tried downloading the rpms from openoffice.org, but I also did not find
> an rpm that looked like the online help system. Where can I get the online
> help system for 2.0 and how do I install it and keep it up todate using apt?
I used lots of backport on woody and packages like help files don't need
a backport. You can get them from the normal debian pool. They
generally end in 'all.deb'
But it helps a lot and makes it much easier if access is provided via