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From Andrew Douglas Pitonyak <and...@pitonyak.org>
Subject Re: Linux install instructions
Date Tue, 14 Aug 2012 23:24:53 GMT

On 08/14/2012 11:42 AM, Andre Fischer wrote:
> On 14.08.2012 15:05, Rob Weir wrote:
>> I just noticed this new article.  It seems to have a complete
>> description, including uninstalling LO and blocking future updates:
>>
>> http://www.tecmint.com/install-apache-openoffice-3-4-0-on-rhel-centos-6-3-5-8-and-fedora-17-16/

>>
>>
>> Does anyone see any technical errors?  If not we might want to link 
>> to it.
>
> I did not read everything in detail but what I read looks good.
> Except maybe step 4:  the disabling of automatic updates of openoffice 
> from the package repository.
> Should we ever setup our own repository (see below) or add our 
> packages to the official repositories then the changes had to be undone.
> But who would remember these changes to /etc/yum.conf?
My experience is that if you do NOT disable it, then every time you do 
an update, it tries to over-write what you installed with what is in the 
repository. Unclear how that works now that LO is what is included with 
Fedora.

-- 
Andrew Pitonyak
My Macro Document: http://www.pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt
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