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    Old news: Open Office uploaded to contrib
    Submitted by robster on Wednesday, September 04, 2002 – 12:17
    DebianThis is old news, but it has been included in this week’s DWN so its best if we mention it here too. On the 20th of August it was announced that OpenOffice.org packages had been uploaded to contrib. However this is no indication that the packages will enter the archive, they may be rejected by the ftpmasters following testing and examination. Therefore the packages are not yet available in the archive.
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    Subject: Tried it, and it works:)
    Author: Holger Spielmann
    Date: Friday, 2002/09/06 – 05:58
    Until now, I still installed OpenOffice from the tarball from openoffice.org under local: Trying the .deb didn’t work for me, it installed, but when I ran it, I always got an empty window only. (Maybe related to my setup: I actually use a font server in my LAN and have nearly no fonts locally on my workstation.)
    But this time, it works without problems! Great job, thanks a lot to the fine folks who did the packaging!
    Note: If you use unstable, seems you have to use the unstable OO .deb too – using the woody .deb, I had a dependency problem regarding libstlport.
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