Re: yum: How to downgrade openoffice 2.3 to 2.2.1?

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On Wednesday 07 November 2007, Karl Larsen wrote:
>Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Rob wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> With yum I recently upgraded to openoffice 2.3 from
>>> version 2.2.1. This new version is a disaster (see below).
>>> Can I downgrade back to 2.2.1 with yum?
>> You can use yum-allowdowngrade plugin available in the repository or
>> manually download the old version (if it is not already in the yum
>> cache) and install it using rpm --oldpackage argument.
>> Rahul
>Another choice seems to be to google the Open Office web page and d/l
>Open Office 2.3 and see if the author's version works better than the
>fedora version. I may do the same thing since there seems to be smoke
>about OO on this list.
I haven't really exercised it (2.3.0) all that much but what I've done was 
done exactly as I expected.  Eg, it Just Worked(TM).

To Rahul:  Are there concerns re patents that make RH pull stuff out of OOo?

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