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9 OpenOffice

OpenOffice cannot be installed through Synaptic on PCLinuxOS - instead, PCLinuxOS provides a script which downloads and installs OpenOffice. To install OpenOffice, go to Office > Get OpenOffice:

Type in the root password:

Select your language:

Click OK (the message tells us that Synaptic is set to delete all cached RPM packages, but during OpenOffice installation, this setting will be changed so that the OpenOffice RPM packages will be temporarily cached in /var/cache/apt/archives):

The script downloads and installs OpenOffice:

Click Yes to reset the Synaptic cache settings (so that all cached RPM packages will be deleted again, as it was before the OpenOffice installation):

Click OK to finish the installation:

You can now find OpenOffice in the Office submenu:


10 TrueType Fonts

To check if the TrueType fonts have been installed correctly, open a word processor (like OpenOffice). You should now find your new Windows fonts there:


11 Inventory (III)

We have now all wanted applications installed:

[x] The GIMP
[x] F-Spot
[x] Picasa

[x] Firefox
[x] Opera
[x] Flash Player
[x] FileZilla
[x] Thunderbird
[x] Evolution
[x] aMule
[x] KTorrent
[x] Vuze
[x] Pidgin
[x] Skype
[x] Google Earth
[x] Xchat IRC

[x] OpenOffice Writer
[x] OpenOffice Calc
[x] Adobe Reader
[x] GnuCash
[x] Scribus

Sound & Video:
[x] Amarok
[x] Banshee
[x] MPlayer (SMPlayer)
[x] gtkPod
[x] XMMS
[x] dvd::rip
[x] Kino
[x] Sound Juicer CD Extractor
[x] VLC Media Player
[x] Real Player
[x] Totem
[x] Xine
[x] Brasero
[x] K3B
[x] Multimedia-Codecs

[x] Kompozer
[x] Bluefish

[x] VirtualBox
[x] True Type fonts
[x] Java
[x] Read/Write Support for NTFS partitions


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