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From "Louis Suárez-Potts" <oulipo.apa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ubuntu package for building AOO
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:11:12 GMT
Hi,

On Mon 06 August 2012 at 11:02 , Andre Fischer wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I just wanted to let you know that over the weekend I played around
> with Ubuntu metapackages and came up with one that pulls in all
> packages that have to be installed in order to build Apache OpenOffice.
> 
> I have put the relevant files in my public_html directory on
> people.apache.org (http://people.apache.org). Try it out by adding it as additional package
> repository and install package "build-aoo".
> 
> A. With the synaptic package manager:
> 
> 1. Open the repositories dialog via menu Settings->Repositories
> 
> 2. Select tab page "Other Software"
> 
> 3. Click the "Add..." button
> 
> 4. Fill in after "APT line:"
> deb http://people.apache.org/~af/repository/ ./
> 
> 5. Close all dialogs.
> 
> 6. Update package list by clicking on the "Reload" button of the 
> tool bar.
> 
> 
> B. or via the command line:
> 
> 1. Add these lines to /etc/apt/sources.list
> 
> deb http://people.apache.org/~af/repository/ ./
> deb-src http://people.apache.org/~af/repository/ ./
> 
> 2. Execute in a shell
> 
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get install build-aoo
> 
> 
> The build-aoo metapackage is not signed and on installation you will
> be asked whether you want to install it anyway.
> 
> Comments are welcome.
> 
> Andre 
Do we have any comparison information for AOO on Ubuntu vs. LibreOffice? 

I ask b/c I'm consulting right now for a company distributing Ubuntu builds with LO and naturally
I am encouraging them to use AOO but I'd love to have numbers to abet good reasoning.

Thanks
Louis


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