On 07/27/2012 12:26 PM, Don C. Myers wrote:
As I understand it, Mint uses the Ubuntu software center. The default
LO install in Ubuntu does not include base. If the user wishes to have
base installed, you would add that to the Ubuntu installation from the
software center. If I install from a direct LO download from LO, I
have all of the programs listed below in webmaster-Kracked_P_P's post.
In Unity, there is a launcher bar on the left side of the screen. The
top button on the launcher bar is called dash, which has multiple
uses. One use is to show the installed applications. When I do an
upgrade, I completely remove the old install using the terminal, and
then do the new install in the terminal. I use the following commands
(This is for the 64 bit 220.127.116.11 from LO):
Download LibO_3.5.5_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz to the desktop.
Right click on it and extract it to the desktop. This will give you
the folder LibO_3.5.5rc3_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US
Run the following terminal commands to install it:
1. sudo apt-get remove libreoffice*.*
2. sudo dpkg -i
3. sudo dpkg -i
After this install, all of the applications below will show up in
Dash. To add them to the Launcher bar, simply drag the icons for the
ones you want to the launcher bar and place them where you wish to
have them. I've never had any issue with opening any of the applications.
I read several days ago that Unity is now available for Fedora and for
Mint for those who would like to have it.
An alternative is to install the ppa libreoffice/ppa using:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa: libreoffice/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libreoffice
This ppa is updated within a couple of days of a release of a new
version of LO. Thus your update manager will keep track of LO for you.
On 07/27/2012 10:41 AM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P wrote:
I just installed the non-repository version of 3.5.5 as an "upgrade"
to 3.5.4 on my Ubuntu 12.04/MATE laptop.
I still have Base listed, and working, in my Applications/Office menu
LibreOffice 3.5 Base
LibreOffice 3.5 Calc
LibreOffice 3.5 Draw
LibreOffice 3.5 Impress
LibreOffice 3.5 Printer Administration
LibreOffice 3.5 Writer
in that order.
it could be the Repository version of LO and its
"desktop-integration" package, of it could be Unity's menu system.
As I said, I use MATE for Ubuntu 12.04 and I see Base in the menu.
I use MATE so I have the "best" looking GNOME desktop that looks and
acts like the GNOME desktop that I use for my desktop's 10.04/GNOME
system. I use the 10.04 system as my default system and wanted any
of my other Ubuntu systems run either 10.04 or 12.04/MATE so it
looks/works like I want it to do.
On 07/27/2012 10:23 AM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P wrote:
I have not loaded 3.5.5, but I have 3.5.4 on my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop
with MATE as its desktop environment and it does show Base in the
Also, I installed LibreOffice from the download site and not the
I was planning on installing 3.5.5 on the laptops [Ubuntu, XP, and
Vista] but I did not have the time.
Actually we had a tornado pass by yesterday about 1 mile north of me
and almost hit one of our two hospitals. They are stopping people
from entering our city, unless you live or work here - and can prove
I will install 3.5.5 on my laptop in a few minutes and see what
happens with Base.
On 07/27/2012 10:00 AM, Don C. Myers wrote:
I run Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity. Did you download LO 3.3.5 from
LibreOffice, or are you using the Ubuntu repository version. In
Ubuntu, the default install from Ubuntu for LibreOffice does not
include Base. It can be added separately through the software
center. Be careful also not to mix the two versions, the one from
the repository and the one from LibreOffice directly.
On 07/27/2012 09:43 AM, Heinrich Stoellinger wrote:
I have just installed libreoffice 3.5.5 on my lately upgraded Mint
system (Maya). When I now start LO the entry for base doesn't appear.
On the other hand, writer, impress, calc, etc. DOES appear. Any idea
what might be the cause?
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