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Hi :)
I think the original poster was just curious why there haven't been any updates but i'm not 
entirely certain.  A lot of people prefer to stay with the repos and rarely even use ppas let alone 
installing directly from unfamiliar websites.  

It's good to have the choice :)  I'm happily staying with the 3.3.2 in the ppa :)
Regards from
Tom :)

--- On Tue, 27/9/11, webmaster for Kracked Press Productions <> wrote:

From: webmaster for Kracked Press Productions <>
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LO updates for Ubuntu 10.04
Date: Tuesday, 27 September, 2011, 0:50

Are you running 32 or 64 bit version of Ubuntu?  Desktop or laptop?  Does not really matter, but it 
would be nice to know.

I use Ubuntu 10.04, 64-bit, as my default desktop.  I run 3.4.1 right now, but will be going to 
3.4.3 soon.  I just download the files I need from LO and install it using the terminal.  There is 
an easy to use set of instructions on the LO site.  It takes a few minutes to download the files 
with broadband.  Then I extract them.  I rename the main folder to ease my typing needs.  Then I 
use the "sudo dpkg -i *.deb" command in the DEBS folder, and then again in the sub-folder there.  I 
do the same for the help-pack I use.  Take maybe 5 minutes after the download is completed.

This is the link to the install instructions using the Terminal
If you do not know where it is, go to Applications>Accessories.

Is there any reason that you cannot do this on your system?  Some people have trouble using 
Terminal, but it gets easier the more you use it.  I never used Terminal till I stated using Ubuntu 
[9.x] early last year.  Then 10.04 came out and I went to it.  My monitor has issues with 11.04, so 
I have not updated to it yet.

On some of the systems I have dealt with for myself and mostly for others, I placed 3.3.3 and then 
3.3.4 on them.  My default laptop dual-boots with Vista and Ubuntu 10.04.  Windows I have 3.3.3 on 
it, while I have 3.4.1 on the Ubuntu boot.  I have not updated either, since I rarely use the 
laptop, and do not have the time to update the laptop with all the updates that are out there for 
my used free software.

Sometime soon, I will be going to 3.4.3 on my 64-bit Ubuntu 10.04 desktop.  When I get a better 
monitor, I will be upgrading to 11.x for that desktop.  The 3.3.x line looks to end with 3.3.5 
which will be "supported" for at least another year after that.  When the 3.3.x line ends the 3.5.x 
line will begin, and 3.4.x will be what 3.3.x is now and 3.5.x will be the "cutting edge" line.  
Soon 3.4.x will be ready for business use.  The sporadic spell checker issue for Windows that has 
cropped up hopefully be fixed by then.  Since I not have 3.4.3 installed on XP and do not have any 
issues with the spell checker, it seems not to be a bug that effects the greater percentage than 
those it does not cause problem with.

So, if you want to go to 3.4.3 on your Ubuntu machine, go for it.  After the download, it take 
little time and only a few commands in Terminal.

On 09/26/2011 02:15 PM, Tom wrote:
Hi :)
The 3.3.2 has fairly long term support so there is no problem with staying
with it.  The newer features are mostly in the 3.4.x branch but then that
tends not to have the stability/support and might need upgrading much more
often.  The 3.4.3 apparently gives the best of both but like you i'm
sticking with the 3.3.2 for now.  You can install by downloading and
installing outside of your package manager .

You can have 2 or more instances of LibreOffice installed on the same
machine but this guide helps avoid the problems that are likely to arise
with that.
Regards from
Tom :)

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