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Postby Ryuno-Ki » Fri Jan 25, 2013 18:07

Yeah, I know, there's LibreOffice.
But because I want to join a meeting today (and therefore take my wife's notebook) I need to offer her an alternative. She's working on an important document at the moment using MS Word (no comments, please). And due to formatting/display errors with LibreOffice she wants to use OpenOffice.
No problem I thought. But openoffice-bin isn't in entropy. I'm emerging the portage package right now.

This thread is a reminder to myself in the second instance. I fill a package request later.
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Re: OpenOffice.org mssing

Postby Thev00d00 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 22:19

Its the same code!?
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Re: OpenOffice.org mssing

Postby Fitzcarraldo » Fri Jan 25, 2013 23:07

^It's not exactly the same. After the fork things diverged somewhat.

Ryuno-Ki, the binary of OpenOffice 3.4.1 is in Portage if that version is of use, so you could merge it. If you have not set up your SL installation to use Portage before:

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$ su
Password:
# equo install git
# equo install subversion
# emerge --sync
# layman -S
# layman -d sabayon
# layman -d sabayon-distro
# layman -a sabayon
# layman -a sabayon-distro
# layman -S
# emerge -1v openoffice-bin
# equo rescue spmsync
# exit
exit
$

(Some of the above commands are, strictly speaking, not necessary. I include them because hopefully they should cover every eventuality.)
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Re: OpenOffice.org mssing

Postby tollgate » Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:38

I find that Open Office does handle word .doc files much better than Libre.
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Re: OpenOffice.org mssing

Postby Ryuno-Ki » Sat Jan 26, 2013 14:59

Thev00d00 wrote:Its the same code!?


No it isn't. Since the time, Apache take over openoffice things changed. LibreOffice is more recent in development, but deforms .doc files somehow. However, I filled a package request yesterday.

Fitzcarraldo wrote:Ryuno-Ki, the binary of OpenOffice 3.4.1 is in Portage if that version is of use, so you could merge it.


Thanks for reply. Due to my less time yesterday, I just run:
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$su
# emerge --sync
# emerge portage # as it was recommended on the output
# emerge openoffice-bin
# exit


Fitzcarraldo wrote:(Some of the above commands are, strictly speaking, not necessary. I include them because hopefully they should cover every eventuality.)


Wherefore are the layman commands? git is already installed. It's no problem for me to unemerge merged packages and reinstalled the right way …

Edit: Package request sentence inserted.
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Re: OpenOffice.org mssing

Postby svantoviit » Sat Jan 26, 2013 23:36

Ryuno-Ki wrote:
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# emerge portage # as it was recommended on the output

There are two basic rules when mixing Entropy and Portage:
  1. never edit /etc/make.conf
  2. never use Portage to update Portage
If you break them, you are about to break your system.

Sabayon Wiki wrote:…Sabayon uses a version of Portage that is hard masked in Portage. This means that you will actually be DOWNGRADING, not upgrading portage. This one simple mistake can completely break your installation due to differing dependencies at the system level. If you are going to mix and match, ALWAYS use Entropy to upgrade portage.
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Re: OpenOffice.org mssing

Postby Ryuno-Ki » Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:52

svantoviit wrote:There are two basic rules when mixing Entropy and Portage:
  1. never edit /etc/make.conf
  2. never use Portage to update Portage
If you break them, you are about to break your system.

Got it. I've unemerged the two packages (openoffice and pip) from (the day before) yesterday and now looking, how I can unemerge portage to update it through entropy.

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# emerge -pv  --depclean portage

Calculating dependencies... done!
  sys-apps/portage-2.2.0_alpha161 pulled in by:
    app-admin/packagekit-base-0.7.5 requires >=sys-apps/portage-2.1.9
    app-admin/python-updater-0.10-r2 requires >=sys-apps/portage-2.1.6
    app-portage/gentoolkit-0.3.0.7 requires sys-apps/portage
    app-portage/pfl-2.3-r1 requires sys-apps/portage
    dev-java/bsf-2.4.0-r1 requires >=sys-apps/portage-2.1.2.7
    dev-java/commons-lang-2.6 requires >=sys-apps/portage-2.1.2.7
    dev-java/commons-logging-1.1.1 requires >=sys-apps/portage-2.1.2.7
    dev-java/msv-20050627-r3 requires >=sys-apps/portage-2.1.2.7
    dev-java/xalan-2.7.1 requires >=sys-apps/portage-2.1.2.7
    dev-java/xpp2-2.1.10-r1 requires >=sys-apps/portage-2.1.2.7
    sys-apps/entropy-172 requires >=sys-apps/portage-2.1.9

>>> No packages selected for removal by depclean
Packages installed:   1845
Packages in world:    804
Packages in system:   42
Required packages:    1845
Number to remove:     0

Don't looks pretty :-/

svantoviit wrote:
Sabayon Wiki wrote:…Sabayon uses a version of Portage that is hard masked in Portage. This means that you will actually be DOWNGRADING, not upgrading portage. This one simple mistake can completely break your installation due to differing dependencies at the system level. If you are going to mix and match, ALWAYS use Entropy to upgrade portage.

Thanks for the hint.

@Fitzcarraldo: I've read The Complete Portage Guide concerning Emerge now. Thanks for your code snippet.
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Re: OpenOffice.org mssing

Postby svantoviit » Sun Jan 27, 2013 13:55

Ryuno-Ki wrote:now looking, how I can unemerge portage to update it through entropy.

equo i portage should be enough
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