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How-To: Install 3.1.1 in Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope 3.1.1 was released a few days ago, bringing many bug fixes to the stable 3.1 series. One of the ways to get it on Jaunty is to use the PPA for Scribblers which recently packaged it for Ubuntu Jaunty and included it in their repositories.

To install the latest release using command-line, just use the instructions below:

First, edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file and enter your user password:

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Add the following two lines (the second one is not necessary, unless you want the sources to be available too):

deb jaunty main
deb-src jaunty main

Add the trusted key for these repositories:

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 247D1CFF


Update the packages lists:

sudo apt-get update

You can eventually remove your existing OpenOffice installation by using the following two commands:

sudo apt-get remove --purge
sudo apt-get autoremove --purge

This will also remove system-wide configuration files.

Now, install 3.1.1:

sudo apt-get install

This should be all. You can run it by pressing Alt+F2 and typing openoffice in the run box.

The original article can be found at TuxArena



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