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? -- Cheers, Gene "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) The way to make a small fortune in the commodities market is to start with a large fortune.