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I just emailed Warren to ask about his plan on this, which he announced quite a while ago now. In the meantime, has anyone tried these directions:

http://www.libre-software.net/how-to-in ... linux-mint

Obviously need to change the sudo part, but it looks pretty easy...

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Quicker than greased lightning, got this answer from Warren:
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I was ready to build 3.4.2 and then I noticed that 3.4.3 is suppose to
be released this week. So I'm waiting for that. I plan to build as
soon as it's debianized.

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Quicker than greased lightning, got this answer from Warren:
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I was ready to build 3.4.2 and then I noticed that 3.4.3 is suppose to
be released this week. So I'm waiting for that. I plan to build as
soon as it's debianized.

Cool. Sid only has 3.3.4 at the moment.

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In the meantime, has anyone tried these directions:

http://www.libre-software.net/how-to-in ... linux-mint


That is how I've been installing LO in M11 (with 'su' of course).

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Jerry3904 wrote:
Quicker than greased lightning, got this answer from Warren:
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Hi Jerry,

I was ready to build 3.4.2 and then I noticed that 3.4.3 is suppose to
be released this week. So I'm waiting for that. I plan to build as
soon as it's debianized.

Cool. Sid only has 3.3.4 at the moment.

http://packages.debian.org/experimental/libreoffice

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In the meantime, has anyone tried these directions:

http://www.libre-software.net/how-to-in ... linux-mint

Obviously need to change the sudo part, but it looks pretty easy...
Yup, that appears to work without a hitch. Great, now I have LO 3.4.2

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Yup, that appears to work without a hitch. Great, now I have LO 3.4.2


And you just rinse and repeat for all upgrades. Note: an upgrade from 3.3.x to 3.4.x (or 3.4.x to 3.5.x) will install duplicate packages (or better put a set of packages for 3.3.x as well as 3.4.x), but can easily be un-installed in synaptic by choosing the correct version (i.e. by choosing the libreoffice-core...3.3.deb and related .deb's).

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The directions I linked to and followed started by removing the current installation with the command
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apt-get remove libreoffice-core
so there are no duplicates (that I can find).

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The directions I linked to and followed started by removing the current installation with the command
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apt-get remove libreoffice-core
so there are no duplicates (that I can find).


I'm referring to when you install, say, LO 3.5 with that method described, you will have a set of LO 3.4 packages that remain with the prefix: libobasis3.4 (in synaptic) as well as the newly installed libobasis3.5 set of packages.

The removing of libreoffice-core packages as described in the article are referring the prepackaged packages of LO for that distro (i.e. Mepis, Debian, Ubuntu, etc. tend to use that package name).

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Jerry3904 wrote:
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In the meantime, has anyone tried these directions:

http://www.libre-software.net/how-to-in ... linux-mint

Obviously need to change the sudo part, but it looks pretty easy...
Yup, that appears to work without a hitch. Great, now I have LO 3.4.2



I was unable to get the 3.4.2 to load. Downloaded and extracted both 64 bit files and I ran the command lines in the terminal and keep getting a no such file or directory message. Not sure what I did wrong. Do I need to be in root? Thanks


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