There was a post on zdnet recently saying that Sun was supposedly
planning to release staroffice source licensed under the GPL. That
would allow it to be packaged as part of Debian. I haven't seen any
official announcement, however.
On Fri, Jul 21, 2000 at 08:09:00AM -0400, Ed Cogburn wrote:
> Morten Liebach wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 20, 2000 at 05:03:20PM -0500, Timothy C. Phan wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Where can I find staroffice 5.1 in .deb package? I searched
> > > the www.debian.org and found the installer for 3.1 but not
> > > the 5.1.
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > I don't think you can.
> > It's easy to install the file you download (~100Meg BTW), just make the
> > downloaded file executable and run it, with the option ``/net'' (NOT
> > ``-net'') if you want to run it as user, without installing to your
> > homedir.
> > Do that as root of course.
> You can get SO 5.2 from www.sun.com (~100Meg). Install in /usr/local
> with the /net parameter. Getting it off sun.com is a PITA though.
> "It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong." - Voltaire
> Ed C.
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