Re: Problems getting openoffice - help and thesaures packages
I looked into
there lives for example
and other languages.
I did not look into the packages, but I assume this contains the doc and
Dictionaries and thesaurus files live in
In folders like
you find oo-1.x related help and doc files only.
Looks like a simplified structure to organize the files for oo-2.x and
What I did with packages which are more or less release and platform
independent is to download the '*_all.deb' file on my computer and
install manually with 'dpkg -i' or similiar.
This way you can read and react on complains and simply overrule.
Hope this helps
On Tue, 2005-12-20 at 22:04, Kate Draven wrote:
> Which debian pool. The one that is available to me requires I remove 2.0.
> On Tuesday 20 December 2005 03:32 pm, Thomas Walter wrote:
> > Hi Mark,
> > 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
> > backport.
> > Kind Regards,
> > Thomas
> > [snip]
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