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  1. #1
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    unable to install OOo 3 on Ubuntu 8.10

    Hello

    I run Ubuntu 8.10 on a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. I followed the directions in this tutorial http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-T...10-96449.shtml in order to install OOo 3 (Interpid comes with 2.4). They are very simple and it seems that they have worked for everyone else but they didn't work for me

    I followed the 2 steps and waited for the update button to show up but it didn't
    Then I followed these instructions to do it on the command line (given as Comment #15 on the same link) :

    sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openoffice.list
    add
    deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/openoffice-pkgs/ubuntu intrepid main

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

    (BTW, I noticed that the /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openoffice.list was empty before I edited it, which I didn't expect, but it does contain the line now)

    The update button showed eventually but it wasn't about the OOo 3

    I guess that you'll ask me about the console output so here it is:

    kostas@todeli:~$ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openoffice.list
    [sudo] password for kostas:
    kostas@todeli:~$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openoffice.list
    deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/openoffice-pkgs/ubuntu intrepid main
    kostas@todeli:~$ sudo apt-get update
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid Release.gpg
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security Release.gpg
    Ign http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/main Translation-en_US
    Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid Release.gpg
    Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid/main Translation-en_US
    Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/main Translation-en_US
    Ign http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/restricted Translation-en_US
    Ign http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/universe Translation-en_US
    Ign http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/multiverse Translation-en_US
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security Release
    Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid Release
    Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/restricted Translation-en_US
    Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid/main Packages
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/main Packages
    Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/universe Translation-en_US
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/restricted Packages
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/main Sources
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/restricted Sources
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/universe Packages
    Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/multiverse Translation-en_US
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/universe Sources
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/multiverse Packages
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com intrepid-security/multiverse Sources
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates Release.gpg
    Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/main Translation-en_US
    Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/restricted Translation-en_US
    Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/universe Translation-en_US
    Ign http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/multiverse Translation-en_US
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid Release
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates Release
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/main Packages
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/restricted Packages
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/main Sources
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/restricted Sources
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/universe Packages
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/universe Sources
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/multiverse Packages
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/multiverse Sources
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/main Packages
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/restricted Packages
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/main Sources
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/restricted Sources
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/universe Packages
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/universe Sources
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/multiverse Packages
    Hit http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-updates/multiverse Sources
    Reading package lists... Done
    kostas@todeli:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    Calculating upgrade... Done
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
    kostas@todeli:~$

    What do you think about that?

  2. #2
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    Re: unable to install OOo 3 on Ubuntu 8.10

    I'm having the same issue. It looks like OOo3 isn't in the intrepid repositories anymore.

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    Re: unable to install OOo 3 on Ubuntu 8.10

    Ubuntu user # 14396

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