johnny at centos.org
Fri Jul 27 19:50:07 UTC 2007
Johnny Hughes wrote:
> beast wrote:
>> Since rpm from openoffice.org was not nicely integrate with Centos, what is
>> the best way to make OO uptodate
> I have not tried to integrate the newest OOo2 into CentOS-5 (or even
> CentOS-4.5) since both have OOo-2.0.4 integrated. Are there REALLY that
> many new features that you MUST upgrade from a Stable 2.0.4 to a new 2.2.x?
> I can try to do it on CentOS-5 (Use the OOo RPMS from the openoffice.org
> site) and post how it went here.
WRT OOo2 from the openoffice.org site .. it seems to play perfectly well
in my setup.
I removed all openoffice and tomcat RPMS (also any java that I had
installed as it also contains JRE) from CentOS-5 and downloaded the
latest Linux version from the OpenOffice.org website.
I then did this to install it:
1. Untarred the tar file ... it creates a directory full of RPMS.
2. Edit my yum.conf and set gpgcheck=0 ... since OOo does not (for some
unknown reason) sign their RPMS.
3. Change directories to the the RPMS dir and issue this command to
install the RPMS:
yum localinstall *.rpm desktop-integration/openoffice.org-redhat*.rpm
4. Log out and log back in to restart my X server
5. Create any shortcuts I want on my toolbar from the "Applications ->
So far, it seems to work great.
6. Edited the my /etc/yum.conf to set gpgcheck=1 ... and
(so as to not accidentally upgrade these accidentally in the future).
So far ... it all works great with build 9161 of version 2.1.1
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