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Re: [opensuse] OpenOffice 2.1
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 15:05:03 +0100
  • Message-id: <20070111140503.GA31501@xxxxxxx>
On Fri, Jan 12, 2007 at 12:58:32AM +1100, Basil Chupin wrote:
> Peter Bradley wrote:
> >Ysgrifennodd Basil Chupin:
> >>
> >>Well you really do need the "new features" because OO 2.1 fixes a
> >>security hole.
> >>
> >>Download the tar.gz file from OO.org itself then unpack it. It is all
> >>RPMs which you then install (together with the SuSE oriented file in
> >>desktop-integration sub-directory) using "rpm -i *.rpm". But unistall
> >>the earlier version of OO before doing so.
> >>
> >>I've just installed 2.1 in Suse 10.2 without any drama.
> >>
> >>Cheers.
> >>
> >>
> >I think YOU does that. Mine says build 2.0.0.1, which I believe is that
> >build that closes the WMF and other exploits. Apologies if you had
> >something else in mind. Once again I'm late to the conversation so
> >could be misunderstanding.
>
> No, YOU won't help here because Suse hasn't yet cobbled together version
> 2.1 which is why you need to download 2.1 from OpenOffice.org itself.

The security bug however is fixed.... In case you are worrying about it.

Ciao, Marcus
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