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From Wolf Halton <wolf.hal...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is there a AOO repo for ubuntu?
Date Thu, 03 May 2012 23:42:56 GMT
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On May 3, 2012 5:20 PM, "drew" <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 2012-05-03 at 16:29 -0400, Wolf Halton wrote:
> > On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 3:59 PM, Hagar Delest <hagar.delest@laposte.net
>wrote:
> >
> > > Le Wed, 2 May 2012 19:30:22 -0300, Albino Biasutti Neto <
> > > biasuttin@gmail.com> a écrit :
> > >
> > >  2012/5/2 Wolf Halton<wolf.halton@gmail.com>
> > >>
> > >>  Well I have both LO and AOO running simultaneously on my system
right
> > >>> now.
> > >>> Should be interesting.
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Good!
> > >>
> > >> How? You used command dpkg -i --force-all *.deb
> > >>
> > >
> > > No need. If the Ubuntu package has been removed and you have
donwloaded
> > > the tarball from the LibO site, then just use the same command line,
no
> > > need of the --force-all option.
> > >
> > > The only remaining thing however seems to be the icons: I still get
the
> > > LibO icons in Nautilus. But they are not bad so it's not a problem
(for me).
> > >
> > > Hagar
> > >
> >
> > I am one of the odd ones who actually enjoys having multiple
very-similar
> > office suites available, if I can choose the one I want to work with.
> > :-)         I have both sets of icons in my main menu on Ubuntu_Studio
> > 12.04
> >
>
> Right - well, Hagar is referring not to the application icons, having
> multiple installs (including as it has been for a long time, both the
> distro version of OO.o and the vanilla version) - it's the file
> association icons. Installing the vanilla packages doesn't update the
> system settings for the file association.
>
> That's more a question IMO about how we would want the files in the PPA
> to install - as the current vanilla deb packages do, my first vote would
> be for this. Though I would be in favor of offering an option to change
> the file type (mime type) associations, ala Windows install.
>
> //drew
>
Oh, right.  I see.
I agree with offering a choice rather than just clobbering the old
associations or leaving them alone as they were.
-Wolf

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