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If I upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, will it replace OpenOffice with Libreoffice? [duplicate]

Please don't tell me that I should just use LibreOffice, because I really like/want/need OpenOffice 3.4.1, and not even version 4.0+. I was new to Ubuntu, so it took a while to get LibreOffice ...
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Open Office 4.0 for 32-bit architecture

Apache is launched Open Office 4.0 stable version and Open Office 4.1 beta version. I downloaded both version and try to install stable version in my Ubuntu 12.10 LTS edition. After running the dpkg ...
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After TrueType fonts intstallation, they are not availabe on openoffice

Every tutorial or instructions for the installation of fonts like Arial, Times and so on in Openoffice, say I have to install the »TrueType« fonts. Altough Synaptic says I have the fonts installed, ...
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Count number of characters/words/lines in LibreOffice/OpenOffice(using terminal)

The command wc which is used for counting doesn't work directly with Office files. For example I created a writer .odt file and I wrote inside 7 words. Then i tried wc -w file.odt the output was 136 ...
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Downloaded the apache open office progeam to my home/downloads folder

I have already installed Apache OpenOffice 4.0.0 and would like to update it to the newer version which is Apache OpenOffice 4.0.1. I have already downloaded the _deb.tar.cz files that were required ...
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All toolbars/menus are missing in OpenOffice

I just uninstalled Libreoffice on ubuntu 12.04 and installed openoffice. After installation I ran sudo apt-get autoremove and openoffice is screwed. Even a reinstall wont fix the problem. The problem ...
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How do I resolve a “'python-uno' has no installation candidate” error?

I had a script, it is working with the package python-uno on Ubuntu 12.04 lts. The script is in python language and work with OOo to edit XLS files. Now I upgraded to 13.10 and it seems the uno not ...
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Libre/Openoffice crashes when openning [closed]

I'm having a problem with the office suites on Ubuntu 12.04. Libreoffice wasn't starting in anyway. I tryed reinstall it, and nothing changed. So I completelly removed it, and installed Apache ...
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How can I install Open Office?

I have install Apache_OpenOffice_4.0.1_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz in ubuntu13.10 using tar.gz file but no errors, now I am not able to start the open office service. I don't find it in ...
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Problem after installing gnome-desktop

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and upgraded to Gnome 3.10. But when I was trying to install ubuntu-gnome-desktop I got error with Libreoffice. I was using Openoffice(I removed Libreoffice while installing ...
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Cannot re-install libreoffice after purge

I wanted to substitute the default LibreOffice by OpenOffice. To do so I followed the instructions on this link How do I install OpenOffice.org instead of LibreOffice? After doing it I didn't get ...
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Window Control does not return to Open Office Write, if switch back from GIMP

If I work with Open Office Write. Than work with GIMP. When I switch back to Open Office Write, the windows control (on the top (by default) black strip) still show menu of GIMP, instead of Open ...
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Forwarding the results of text processing commands to certain locations in an .ods file

I am looking for an efficient way to import the data from a bunch of text files into an .ods file. I have no problem in processing the text files with commands like grep and sed, however, I do not ...
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Is it possible to install OpenOffice and LibreOffice in parallel?

Because of this bug I was forced to use an older version of LibreOffice. But I would like to have the latest LibreOffice - keeping in this way an eye on a possible future fix to the bug. And, when ...
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Aeroo Reports Instalation Issue

I currently have ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS running openerp 7.0. I need to know how can I correctly install Aeroo Reports. I need to create reports from a computer other than the server. Do I require to ...
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I am trying to remove OpenOffice to go back to LibreOffice, but I keep getting an error message

I am trying to remove OpenOffice and go back to LibreOffice but I keep getting this error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice-core : Depends: libreoffice-common ...
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Error:cppuhelper/implbase4.hxx: No such file or directory

when i was going to test the example(RNG) which provided in "calc/Add-in/Simple Calc Add-In" tutorial in Apache open office wiki I got the error "cppuhelper/implbase4.hxx: No such file or directory" ...
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I installed OpenOffice on 13.04 but can't find it?

I installed OpenOffice as per the command line instructions, all went normally without error, but after a reboot, it's nowhere to be found?? I tried again same result. Must I remove Libre first, and ...
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Convert a presentation to video with narration

I have an OpenOffice presentation. I want to create a movie (for YouTube), that shows the slides, with my voice explaining about them. Is this possible in Ubuntu?
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no suitable windowing system found, exiting. open office 4 ubuntu

I am running open office 4 soffice headless on Ubuntu 64 bit on my VPS with command line. /usr/bin/soffice -accept=socket,host=localhost,port=8100;urp;StarOffice.ServiceManager -norestore ...
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OpenOffice on Ubuntu Software Center

Why OpenOffice is not available in Ubuntu Software Center? If Ubuntu choose LibreOffice over OpenOffice, that does not mean that OpenOffice should be removed or not available as an option. Isn't ...
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how do I fix the menu items displayed when using OpenOffice?

I wanna ask about Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running on my laptop. When I run OpenOffice, the menubar is showing ___ signs, including File, View, Edit, Tools etc. then I cannot find the words on it. Here's ...
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Openoffice didn't install correctly, how do I remove it?

I attempted to install openoffice with the packages that the openoffice site automatically got for me which were incorrect; RPM files insead of DEB files. The problem is after attempting to install ...
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Why LibreOffice is default instead of OpenOffice.org

I have read before some articles about OpenOffice.org (OOO). They were saying that because of the status of OOO before it is maintained by Apache, the distros avoided distributing OOO along with the ...
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OpenOffice.org does not print properly in landscape mode

I have a job in 5 schools as a school coordinator to maintain the computers in the computer lab. There are 11 PC's with Ubuntu 10.04. There is one Epson LQ 300+II printer. When I tried to print a ...
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step-by-step instructions for installing programs in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

total novice, ex-windows user here, I would love it if you guys could help me a bit. I managed to boot Ubuntu from a DVD and it's all running smoothly, however, I decided to try installing Openoffice ...
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install a version of libreoffice or openoffice in Ubuntu 12.04 that will produce Powerpoint compatible presentations?

I have seen some bug reports that say LibreOffice 3.7 has fixed an issue with pptx files that makes them compatible with Powerpoint (I am testing with Powerpoint 2010). I have generated a ...
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How can I install OpenOffice? [duplicate]

Hi I'm new to Ubuntu having finally given up the ghost with Windows 8! On Ubuntu 13.04, I've used the Software Centre to install a number of apps including Skype. However OpenOffice is proving very ...
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How do I install the latest OpenOffice.org?

Today I downloaded and installed OpenOffice through the PPA repositories, using apt-get (hope that's what I mean to say), and when the program checked for updates it said there was a new version - ...
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Unable to open a xls file in Openoffice 3.2

I am unable to open a xls file in Openoffice 3.2. But the same file is getting Opened in other system which has the same Oo version. But in this When i open the file i get a pop-up window with Import ...
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Where can I find pencil tool in Open Office drawing?

In Table menu in MS Word, we have the option to draw a table by using pencil tool and erase the line of the table by using eraser. How can we do the same in Open Office drawing?
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It is possible to install Openoffice.org on later versions of Ubuntu?

I want to replace Libreoffice with Openoffice.org o Ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME Classic.But i want to install the italian version because I'm italian.
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Using the data from a drop down calendar in LibreOffice Calc?

I'm using LibreOffice to make a spreadsheet (in Calc, obviously) and have inserted a Date Field Form Control. I edited it the way I want so it has a drop down calendar. However, when I go to the ...
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Programmer AND student on Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm currently set up with a Windows 7 PC for work, with notepad++ and Sublime Text 2, and a XAMPP server. I'm also using the PC for studying. I'm considering switching to Ubuntu, but I wanna make ...
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xls file some formula not open in open office

In my office morethan 50system working in ubuntu desktop ,But the problem is some of macro function not supported in openoffice . the formula values also changed when it is open in openoffice . is any ...
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Messed up my Software-Center while installing Openoffice

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I removed libreoffice and tried to install openoffice which ruined my Software Center and I cannot install any software now. Whenever I open Software Center the following ...
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Installing openoffice on Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64

Im trying to install openoffice instead of using libreoffice, i've removed libreoffice and added a repo for openoffice, its installed the 64bit version but when I try to run it I get this error on the ...
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Word processor with less overhead then Open/Libre Office?

I'll be honest I've run both OpenOffice and Libre Office and I'm not impressed with their speed/resource consumption both of them lag on my laptop and I don't think it's because of my hardware, for ...
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OpenOffice - combined roman and arabic numerals page numbers

I am putting the final touches on my Master's Thesis, and the format I need to use requires that all pages before the table of contents be numbered with roman numerals, and all following pages be ...
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Error trying to install OpenOffice or LibreOffice after removing OpenOffice

I removed OpenOffice with isuru@isuru-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get purge "openoffice*" Now when I try to install LibreOffice I get following error Please help me to install LibreOffice on my computer. ...
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Font substitution

What happens when you open a .docx document that is written in a font not available on your computer? How can you find the name of original font? I guess writer select automatically an other font. I ...
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Error when I try to install desktop integration features for Openoffice

peng@peng-ThinkPad-SL410:~$ cd '/home/peng/Downloads/en-US/DEBS/desktop-integration' peng@peng-ThinkPad-SL410:~/Downloads/en-US/DEBS/desktop-integration$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb (Reading database ... ...
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Convert text to data in spreadsheet when copying output data from terminal?

My Fortran code outputs two columns of data to the screen in a terminal. When I copy that to a spreadsheet, it always gets entered as "text" format. Is there a way to convert it to data? I've tried ...
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Why is my OpenOffice.org presentation opening in LibreOffice Writer?

I have project created in OpenOffice.org Impress which is created in a local language. Today when I open it what I could see is: When I open with the settings what I could see is Writer is opening ...
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Where on the launchpad page given in the description is the ppa of openoffice that I need to add to get the repository?

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/quantal/amd64/openoffice.org/1:3.3.0-7ubuntu7 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 ...
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Restore Pop Up Window in OpenOffice won't go away

I have been using OpenOffice for months. Now when I open up the application, I get a pop up window with the message that "The application Open Office quit unexpectedly while trying to restore its ...
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Default colors in OpenOffice

I changed the color scheme to dark and OpenOffice by default is (according to the setting of the system) black color, but also for all the elements of a page background. How can I restore this ...
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Install OpenOffice for headless use

The question very simple and short. I am following this article to install OpenOffice headless: sudo apt-get install openoffice.org-headless openoffice.org-writer openoffice.org-draw And I get the ...
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Print to thermal printer from Open office Calc

I'd like to print receipts to an epson TM-T88IV from open office calc (Spreadsheet). Is this possible?
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How I can remove date time metadata from my LibreOffice comments?

Is there a way to control the metadata that is saved in a LibreOffice document? I want to: Add comments of my own. Prevent date and time metadata from being saved.