Install OpenOffice 3.2 in Ubuntu Karmic 9.10 in 3 Simple Steps


Finally, OpenOffice 3.2 is available in OpenOffice Scribblers PPA and now you can install/upgradeto this latest OpenOffice release in Ubuntu Karmic 9.10 without any hassles.

Add Open Office Scribblers PPA
  • Open Terminal(Applications - Accessories - Terminal) and simply copy-paste the following line.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openoffice-pkgs/ppa
  • Done.
Already have OpenOffice installed in your Ubuntu?
  • Then all you need is an upgrade. Again, simply copy-paste the following lines in Terminal.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
  • Done.
Or may be you want to install OpenOffice 3.2 from scratch
  • Before going any forward, make it sure that you don't have an installed version of OpenOffice. Do know that OpenOffice is installed by default when you install Ubuntu.
  • Then, goto Terminal and copy-paste the following line into Terminal.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install openoffice.org
  • If you are a Gnome user, install the following package as well.
sudo apt-get install openoffice.org-gnome
  • And if you are a KDE(Kubuntu) user, install the following.
sudo apt-get install openoffice.org-kde
  • Done. Let me know if you ran into any kind of troubles while doing this. 
Thanks @WebUpd8

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