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Subject svn commit: r1633460 - /openoffice/ooo-site/trunk/content/download/common/instructions.html
Date Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:54:08 GMT
Author: jza
Date: Tue Oct 21 20:54:08 2014
New Revision: 1633460

added a note and instructions on the installation


Modified: openoffice/ooo-site/trunk/content/download/common/instructions.html
--- openoffice/ooo-site/trunk/content/download/common/instructions.html (original)
+++ openoffice/ooo-site/trunk/content/download/common/instructions.html Tue Oct 21 20:54:08
@@ -361,12 +361,11 @@ exists, on your system.</p>
 <h3 id="linux-deb">Linux DEB-based Installation</h3>
-  <li><code>su</code> to root, if necessary, and navigate to Apache OpenOffice
installation directory (the unpacked
-  archive).<br />
-  <em>You will likely need to be root to run the deb command to install the software.</em></li>
+    <li>One you download the Apache OpenOffice tar.gz package, you should be able to
decompress typing.<br />
+    <code>tar Apache-OpenOfficeX.X.X.tar.gz</code> package or using programs
such as Ark, or File-Roller.</li>
   <li><code>cd</code> into the DEBS subdirectory of the installation directory.<br
   You should see a lot of debs here and one sub-directory called "desktop-integration".</li>
-  <li>Install this new version by typing <code>sudo dpkg -i *.deb</code>.<br
+  <li>Install this new version by typing <code>sudo dpkg -i *.deb</code>
or become root using <code>su</code> command.<br />
   By default, this will install/update Apache OpenOffice in your <code>/opt</code>
directory.<br /><br />
   Alternatively, you can use a GUI package installer, reference the installation directory,
and install all debs at the top
   level. This may also aid you in determing any dependency problems if they exist.</li>
@@ -375,6 +374,9 @@ exists, on your system.</p>
   and install the desktop intgration using dpkg.</li>
   <li>Finally, start up Apache OpenOffice 4.x.x to insure it's working.</li>
+<p><em>Note:</em> Apache OpenOffice executable is called <code>soffice</code>
and is located in /opt/OpenOffice4/program/<br />
+A softlink is created on your /usr/local/bin/ directory. You can always map to the original
at /opt/ if it doesnt start <br />
+for whatever reason.</p>
 <h3 id="other_linux">Additional Linux Information</h3>

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