Re: How to install an older version (3.0) of OpenOffice?
Thank you very much for your answer!
I feared to mess up my system even more when installing from older
debian packets and finally managed to finish the slides even with
ooimpress being painfully slow. I then made everybody wait when
presenting them :(
For the next presentation though I better look for some other
And maybe I better give up to use sid on the laptop I use for this kind
of occasions :)
schroot and lxc look very interesting, thanks :)
Thanks again for your help,
On Sat, 2011-02-12 at 11:33 +0100, Johan Grönqvist wrote:
> 2011-02-12 08:32, Dietrich Bollmann skrev:
> > Does somebody know from where and how to install Impress 3.0 ?
> > I am using Debian sid.
> I have no idea if it will work with a current sid, but older debian
> packages are available via the "snapshot" service. See
> <http://snapshot.debian.org/binary/openoffice.org-impress/> for
> different versions of impress.
> I assume you will need to install other packages from snapshot as well,
> but I do not know how that is best achieved without risking your sid
> installation, apt-pinning or schroot come to mind, but I have not tried
> those with snapshot myself, so I do not know if it will work.
> Personally, if I would need to get it to work quickly, and without
> risking the debian installation (by mixing library versions) I would
> probably install lenny in a virtualbox environment, and then add the
> relevant line to snapshot.debian.org in my apt sources. Then I would try
> to install impress 3.0 from there, but schroot or perhaps lxc would
> probably work just as well.
> As I said, I never tried anything using snapshots, so all of this is
> just guessing.
> / johan