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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Mozilla-like installation for Linux?
Date Sat, 24 Mar 2012 00:31:57 GMT
Hi Terry,

A good place for this question would be on the project developer list. OOo-dev@i.a.o

Regards,
Dave

Sent from my iPhone

On Mar 23, 2012, at 7:59 PM, Terry <terauck-aouser@yahoo.com.au> wrote:

> I believe you have missed the point.  I have no wish to compile Thunderbird.  My distro
supports the Mozilla applications.
> 
> 
> I was raising the question of whether the Linux version of AOO could / should be provided
in the same way that Mozilla provides Firefox and Thunderbird.
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Alan Lord (News) <alanslists@gmail.com>
>> To: ooo-users@incubator.apache.org
>> Cc: 
>> Sent: Friday, 23 March 2012 8:16 PM
>> Subject: Re: Mozilla-like installation for Linux?
>> 
>> On 23/03/12 05:56, Terry wrote:
>>> My recollection is that several years ago there was at least a
>>> discussion about the possibility of a package of the same kind as
>>> Firefox and Thunderbird.  Mozilla provides a compressed folder
>>> containing everything you need apart from plugins and, I dare say,
>>> Mozilla could include plugins if it wanted to.
>> 
>> It's not *that* hard to compile mozilla apps from source. That way you can 
>> have it build for pretty much any linux system.
>> 
>> I'm sure a quick google would provide you with a decent howto... Yes. I was 
>> right:
>> 
>> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/xsoft/thunderbird.html
>> 
>> Even show you what dependencies there are.
>> 
>> HTH
>> 
>> Al
>> 
>> 
>> -- Libertus Solutions
>> http://www.libertus.co.uk
>> 
>>  
> 
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