[Cbsupport] Knoopix reinstall with OO.o 1.1

hortnfash hortnfash at dodo.com.au
Tue Feb 17 21:36:02 UTC 2004

Hi All
Well I was told by LUV that I needed OO.o1.1 not OO.o1.3 as it was 
better than MS Word and you can save documents a PDF and you should be 
able to fax modem.

I tried before but I couldn't get my sourseslist right and I think I 
broke the program.
Meanwhile I aquired a Morphix CD which had Mozilla and OO.o1.1 on it and 
tried to install it on the harddrive but the Knoppix had left reminants 
on it.

I downloaded the latest version of Knoppix on the doze box and Nero 
burned the ISO but on the CD-R.  It did not work on the Linux Box, but 
it did on the doze box.

Every search I came accross after installing Knoppix was to go to 
www.openoffice.org sit and download OO.o from there and remove purge the 
old one and untar move and build it.  Well that's too hard for me 
still.  I found a link stating 2 sites for source list one being Rick 
Moen for US and another one for Australia sorry I don't have the link 
but I think I might have got it from www.knoppix.net or a link to Rick 
Moen's site.  I kdesu kate in root and altered the german source list to 
the au.debian.org one, After reinstalling the Knoppix 3.3 I bought 
earlier.  This time I am very close to the source list except for the 
java part.  So I apt-get installed dmake as it said it builds OO.o and 
then I apt-get install myspell-en-gb as from googling it seems to be the 
closest to  Au spelling for OO.o and then I apt-get installed 
openoffice.org which came with other packages and it took under 5 hours 
dialup.  It all unpacked and installed and I opened it and sure enough 
it was the new version with the pdf icon on the toolbar.  Great so I did 
it. Of course I then did an apt-get update, apt-get clean & autoclean

Now I have to see what I can do about my soundcard I found something in 
the cbv files uploaded so I will try that and I have looked and seen I 
have dma and I found some instructions on turning it onto to increase 
the speed of the fsck process.

Then all I have to do is work out what is wrong with the USB that it 
won't recognise our Kodak CX6200 Camera.  Or at least it does and it can 
see it on USB View and kde info centre and it is on the suppport list, 
but apparently I have to configure the kernel USBs or somthing so that 
will take a while in googling. Late I want to see if I can update 
Mozilla 1.4 as the one I have on the doze box Moz 1.6 has spell check 
and I am shocking at spelling and then get the jar installer to get a 
new theme.  I really like toy factory it is so cheary.  Its too bad you 
can't apt-get install mozilla or at least I couldn't find it when I did 
and apt-cache search, unless its the dummy or the browser core?

So I can produce better documents than with MsWord
I can email, fax, scan, print and just have to get the souncard working 
and the camera working and then except for a few program CD's David has 
that can only be used on Windoze unless I can use blochs because I can't 
use wine.  We hardly need to use Windoze at all.  Infact I am wondering 
if I can install Knoppix with the doze XP as there is a NTS partitian 
maker on Knoppix, but I have to do more searching.  In fact David is 
really comming around to Linux now.  He has some 3D Car games and he has 
found that Tux Racer is just as good and even has more options than the 
Car game demos he has.. Only its not very good at 128mb RAm but as we 
have it on Morphix-Combined Games live CD he can use it on the 256mb RAm.

I really like how Knoppix quickly configs most peripherals, like the 
scanner and printer with cups,  It puts you off to a good start.  I 
really love Knoppix and Mozilla.

This is for providing information really, but if you like you can tell 
me if I can apt-get install mozilla to update it to a newer version or 
not?  Otherwise I prefer to firstly try out doing the other things myself

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