Open Office

thorsten fly_a320 at
Mon Feb 7 07:46:45 PST 2005

> I wish to install Open Office. The BLFS-BOOK-5.1 mentions Open
> Office 1.1.1, but the link to the source did not work. I went to
> the Open website, which offered me 1.1.4, and I can see
> no way of getting the older package.
> On downloading 1.1.4 and untarring it, I realised that the required
> 1.1.1 patches might not be appropriate. Should I apply them or not?
> The configure commands seem incorrect for 1.1.4 but as I cannot
> obtain 1.1.1 I have no way of checking if there has been a change
> in the installation process.     
> The first configuration command in BLFS is  'cd config_office', but
> this file does not exist amongst my source files. So how do I go
> about installing the package?  The install instructions for 1.1.4
> on the Sun site go on about multiple-machine installations and I
> don't want to get involved in something else I know nothing about.
> Any advice would be appreciated.
> Richard
Use the BLFS development version, the link is:

it uses 1.1.4

regards thorsten happel

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