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OpenOffice.org Writer

OpenOffice.org. is a full-featured office productivity suite that provides a near drop-in replacement for Microsoft(R) Office. It is installed by fault in Ubuntu 10.10 and below. It is licensed under version 3 of the GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE.

The metapackage installs all components of openoffice.org:

  • openoffice.org-writer: Word processor
  • openoffice.org-calc: Spreadsheet
  • openoffice.org-impress: Presentation
  • openoffice.org-draw: Drawing
  • openoffice.org-base: Database
  • openoffice.org-math: Equation editor
  • openoffice.org-filter-mobiledev: Mobile Devices filters
  • openoffice.org-filter-binfilter: legacy filters (e.g. StarOffice 5.2)

Functionality can be extended in OpenOffice.org by installing the following packages:

  • hunspell-dictionary-*/myspell-dictionary-*: Hunspell/Myspell dictionaries

for use with OpenOffice.org

  • openoffice.org-l10n-*: UI interface translation
  • openoffice.org-help-*: User help
  • openoffice.org-thesaurus-*: Thesauri for the use with OpenOffice.org
  • openoffice.org-hyphenation-*: Hyphenation patterns for OpenOffice.org
  • openoffice.org-gtk: Gtk UI Plugin, GNOME File Picker support,

QuickStarter for GNOMEs notification are

  • openoffice.org-gnome: GNOME VFS, GConf backend
  • openoffice.org-kde: KDE UI Plugin and KDE File Picker support
  • menu: Will add openoffice.org menu entries for every Debian window manager.
  • unixodbc: ODBC database support
  • cups-bsd: Allows OpenOffice.org to detect your CUPS printer queues

automatically

  • libsane: Use your sane-supported scanner with OpenOffice.org
  • libxrender1: Speed up display by using Xrender library
  • libgl1: OpenGL support
  • openclipart-openoffice.org: Open Clip Art Gallery with OOo index files
  • iceweasel | firefox | icedove | thunderbird | iceape-browser | mozilla-browser:

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  • openjdk-6-jre | gcj-jre | java5-runtime:

Java Runtime Environment for use with OpenOffice.org

  • pstoedit / imagemagick: helper tools for EPS thumbnails
  • gstreamer0.10-plugins-*: GStreamer plugins for use with OOos media backend
  • libpaper-utils: papersize detection support via paperconf
  • libldap-2.4-2: LDAP client library; needed for OOo getting its profiles

from LDAP.

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