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Download OpenOffice.org 3.2:
.deb (32 bit ) - here
.deb (64 bit) - here
For more information, go here.
How to Install OpenOffice.org 3.2 in Ubuntu :-
You have to remove the older version of openOffice.org. For that , head to System>Administration>Synaptic-package-manager and remove OpenOffice.
Now, get the downloaded file to the desktop for ease while installing.
Note: Replace celldweller with your username
After that extract the tar.gz file using
tar xvzf OOo_3.2.0_LinuxIntel_install_en-US_deb.tar.gz
Secondly, we need to access the directory that contains all deb packages. For that, type in
Now, install openoffice using this command
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
After the installation, get OpenOffice to desktop panel options for fast access. Type in this :
sudo dpkg -i openoffice.org3.2-debian-menus_3.2-9472_all.deb
and we are done with the job.
Go to Application > Office and enjoy.