Sunday, October 10, 2010

Ubuntu: How to upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10

Ubuntu 10.10 is out today. Here is the tutorials for how to upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10.

1.Open the release-upgrade from terminal

sudo gedit /etc/update-manager/release-upgrade and set prompt=normal

2.Go to System->Administration->update manager->check

Then press the upgrade button.The upgrade process will begun

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Ubuntu: How to install Libreoffice

Here is the tutorial for how to install libreoffice in ubuntu instead of open office..

In terminal type the following for download.

cd Desktop


Exatract and save.


sudo dpkg -i ~/Desktop/en-US/DEBS/*.deb

After installation

sudo dpkg -i ~/Desktop/en-US/DEBS/desktop-integration/libreoffice3.3-debian-menus_3.3-9526_all.deb

Goto Applications->Office

1. Libre office 3.3 Writer

2.Libreoffice 3.3 Calc

You can use libreoffice and openoffice. Removing open office not necessary