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How do I install built-in help for in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS???????

thanks, Rich

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How did you install LO 5.4.1? From LO website or from Ubuntu PPA?

JBF gravatar imageJBF ( 2017-09-02 18:52:33 +0200 )edit

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answered 2017-09-02 19:00:34 +0200

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If you installed LO 5.4.1 from LO website, in click on "help for offline use" You will download an archive, proceed with it the same way you did for LO

If you installed from the Ubuntu PPA, open Synaptic and find the package libobasis5.4-en-us-help. "en-us" if you want the help in English (USA), change it for the correct language if it is different.

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I have the auto upgrade through the "ppa" for the suite. I got this solution by searching online.

I used synap to search for the file name, but it was not there.

I was going to show you my my settings, but I don't have enough "points" to attached the screen grab. I am not a true techy type. I follow instructions.

Thanks, but I am still lost. Rich gravatar ( 2017-09-04 02:14:20 +0200 )edit

What do you mean by "I have the auto upgrade through the "ppa" for the suite." ? Did you install LO 5.4 from the PPA or not ? If not how did you install it ?

JBF gravatar imageJBF ( 2017-09-04 06:59:13 +0200 )edit

Sorry. I wasn't clear. I installed it from the "ppa". gravatar ( 2017-09-05 00:51:05 +0200 )edit

In which language do you want to have the offline help ?

JBF gravatar imageJBF ( 2017-09-05 10:07:29 +0200 )edit

I want to use English (American) for the built-in help. gravatar ( 2017-09-05 20:56:39 +0200 )edit

If you installed from PPA, the name of the package does not have the version number, it is only libobasis-en-us-help

JBF gravatar imageJBF ( 2017-09-05 22:31:57 +0200 )edit

Like I said, I'm not a techy. However, if I were to go to the SOFTWARE UPDATE in SYSTEM SETTINGS, and "uncheck" the lines for the libreoffice ppa, I should then be able to, down load from LO and perform the install/update from the down loaded packages.

Thanks, Rich gravatar ( 2017-09-08 01:54:01 +0200 )edit

In my previous comment, am I correct in understanding on how all of this works? gravatar ( 2017-09-09 01:11:40 +0200 )edit

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