Daily Archives: January 23, 2009

Upgrade Amarok to 2.0

this one will allow you to have the lastest verison of amarok in your sources.

  1. add the following line to your sources list
  2. deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-members-kde4/ubuntu intrepid main

  3. then find “amarok-kde4” on synaptic manager and install it
  4. the upgrade will take care of deleting the old amarok and installing the new one in

Upgrade OpenOffice to 3.0

i’ve been using the older version of openoffice and i wanted to upgrade to 3.0 in ubuntu.  well it is not as easy as … i download the files and then click upgrade.  there are repositories that i need to download in order to install them properly.  you will be using ppa (personal package archive) in order to have such of installation.

so what i did in order to have this upgrade automatically is the following steps:

  1. first you will need to open “synaptic package manager
  2. go to “third-party software” tab and then click on “add”
  3. add this following line
    deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/openoffice-pkgs/ubuntu intrepid main
  4. now reload the package information the synaptic package manager and then upgrade