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Honestly I've never installed LibreOffice with Ninite, I installed like 10
other packages with it and never had an issue. A few years ago it got
software of the year by some group, no clue which one and that's how I
found out about it.

I much prefer sudo apt-get install LibreOffice ;) Much easier


On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 7:10 AM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P <> wrote:

On 12/12/2012 09:57 AM, Joel Madero wrote:

On 12/12/2012 06:49 AM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P wrote:

I got an e-zine this morning about a package that is downloads,
installs, and updates, a list of packages for you.

I fount LibreOffice 3.6.4 listed.

This statement is what worries me though:

"No Clicking Next, Next, Next
Ninite fully automates installers offscreen."

See what you think.

 When I used Windows years ago I used to ninite quite frequently, it's
just a small installer that then pulls the individual installers and then
goes through them automatically, pretty functional.


What I do not like it the statements that makes me feel that I have no
control of how the packages are installed.  I always do a custom install of
packages to make sure I only install things I want.  For LO, I make sure I
install only the languages and dictionaries I want.  There are some
packages that has a "default" of adding toolbars and other things to other
packages, like browsers, that are not acceptable to my point of view.

I never heard of this "Ninite" so I did not know about how much "trust" I
would give it.

Also, does Windows LO still need a JRE installed BEFORE it gets installed?
 Use to be yes.  If such a "auto install" system tries to install LO with
no JRE installed first, then problems. . . .

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