Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-dev

From: Calum Selkirk <cselkirk@×××××.com>
To: gentooppc-user@g.o
Cc: gentooppc-dev@g.o
Subject: [gentooppc-dev] Fwd: ANNOUNCING: OpenOffice.org 1.0.1 for PPC Linux
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 20:05:38
Message-Id: 20020719010008.GB2881@panix.com
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> Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 10:14:40 -0400 > From: "Kevin B. Hendricks" <kevin.hendricks@×××××××××.ca> > To: yellowdog-general@××××××××××××××××××××××××.com, > linuxppc-user@××××××××××××××.org, suse-ppc@××××.com, > debian-powerpc@××××××××××××.org > Cc: discuss@××××××××××.org > Subject: ANNOUNCING: OpenOffice.org 1.0.1 for PPC Linux > X-Mailing-List: <linuxppc-user@××××××××××××××.org> > X-Mailer: KMail [version 1.4]
> > Announcing: OpenOffice.org 1.0.1 for PPC Linux > > What is it? > -------------- > OpenOffice.org provides a free (source LGPL and no $) almost drop-in > replacement for Microsoft Office and is available for Solaris (Sparc and > x86), Linux (x86 and PPC), WIN (NT, 200, XP, 98, 95, etc), and coming real > soon now (RSN) for FreeBSD, NetBSD, Irix, and Mac OSX. It provides almost > transparent file access to Microsoft Office files. > > Please see http://www.openoffice.org for more info and additional download > sites for major platforms. PPC Linux specific download sites are provided > below. > > > What's New in This Release? > ------------------------------ > - built using gcc-3.1.1 pre > - improved font handling > - new shared dictionary support > - user-installed hyphenation dictionaries now possible > - huge number of bug fixes and stability improvments > > For a more complete listing of fixed bugs: > > http://tools.openoffice.org/releases/changelog.html > > > This version should work on stock Debian, SuSE 7.3, YDL 2.2 and YDL 2.3, > and almost any other PPC Linux distribution using at least glibc 2.2.1. > > Please Note: Debian users may want to use the official Debian builds which > include better desktop integration for Debian users and have been built > and tested on Debian systems (although this version will work too) > > > DISCLAIMER > -------------- > This is the usual disclaimer. OOo 1.0.1 should be a rock steady release > but please don't complain if you loose everything! I use it constantly > and have not experienced any problems but I can make no guarantees. > If interested, you can build your own binary direct from source. > (see below). > > Please check out http://www.openoffice.org for more info on the > OpenOffice.org project > > > What's Available (English Only)? > ---------------------------------- > - OOo_1.0.1c_LinuxPPC_installer.tar.gz > md5sum: 432cf242c085fb3a3675779b393ed2b4 > 64939379 bytes > > - OpenOffice_README.ppclinux > > inside the installer is a complete installation/setup > guide in pdf format. > > > Where can I download it? > --------------------------- > ftp://ftp.yellowdoglinux.com/pub/yellowdog/software/openoffice/ > ftp://ftp.suse/com/pub/projects/powerpc/openoffice/ > ftp://ftp.stardiv.de/pub/OpenOffice.org/contrib/linuxppc/ > > And it is available from up-to-date YellowDog Linux Mirrors: > http://www.yellowdoglinux.com/resources/ftp_mirrors.shtml > > Hopefully it will appear on penguinppc.org sites soon. > > > Building your own from Source > ---------------------------------- > Building your own OOo binary is not for the faint hearted and takes at > least 2 gig of free disk space and up to date tools. If you are > interested in building your own version direct from source, please contact > me and I will try to provide you with and recent or nedded patches and > some short build instructions. Right now the build of 1.0.1 requires gcc > 3.X. > > Thanks, > > Kevin B. Hendricks > kevin.hendricks@×××××××××.ca > > > ** Sent via the linuxppc-user mail list. See http://lists.linuxppc.org/ >
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