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Please help me I've spent hours trying to figure out how to install openoffice on Quantal Ubuntu 12.10 and it is driving me nuts!

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There aren't any PPAs on the page you've linked to. Quantal already has Lbre Office installed, is that not good enough? I am not sure OpenOffice has been packaged for Quantal yet. You may want to watch this PPA for updates. – mikewhatever Oct 20 '12 at 13:01
Do you have any specific reason for using OpenOffice instead of LibreOffice which is included by default in Quantal? – Yusuf Felly Oct 20 '12 at 13:03
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There is no longer an app called It was renamed to LibreOffice, and it is installed by default on Ubuntu 12.10.

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Libre Office is a fork of Open Office and not a renamed application. AFAIK, Open Office still exists and can be installed on Ubuntu and other distros, though its development has been rather slow in the past couple of years. – mikewhatever Oct 20 '12 at 15:32

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