Install OpenOffice 3.1 on Ubuntu

These are the steps to install OpenOffice 3.1 on Ubuntu. First of all download OpenOffice 3.1 from the official web site. When you’re done, follow these steps:

1. Remove previous version

sudo apt-get remove openoffice*.*

2. Remove settings folder This will remove ALL your OpenOffice settings

rm ~/ -rf

3. Expand the archive

tar -xvzf OOo_3.1.0_LinuxIntel_install_en-US_deb.tar.gz

4. Setup

cd OOO310_m11_native_packed-4_en-US.9399/DEBS/

sudo dpkg -i *.deb

5. Setup desktop integration

cd desktop-integration

sudo dpkg -i openoffice.org3.1-debian-menus_3.1-9393_all.deb