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Hi all, I tried to upgrade openoffice through 'yum' but it would always tell me that there are No Packages marked for Update. I downloaded the latest package from openoffice ...
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    yum and openoffice


    Hi all,

    I tried to upgrade openoffice through 'yum' but it would always tell me that there are No Packages marked for Update. I downloaded the latest package from openoffice website. How can I install it through yum?

    thanks

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    The package you downloaded isn't meant to be used with yum. You downloaded a tarball. You'll have to navigate to the directory that you downloaded to, and execute
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    tar -xvjf <package_name>
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    I messed up <cry>

    But thanks

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    What happened when you tried to unzip it? Did it throw any errors?
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    Couldn't even go there. Linux crashed on me when I was trying to figure out how to do it before I read your post
    Read my new thread if you're interested or can help me restore the system

    Thanks

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