How to install openoffice 4.0.1 on Fedora 20/19/18, CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 6.5

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1. Download Apache OpenOffice 4.0.1 Linux Package
32 bit:

[root@florian ~]# wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/4.0.1/binaries/en-US/Apache_OpenOffice_4.0.1_Linux_x86_install-rpm_en-US.tar.gz/download -O Apache_OpenOffice_4.0.1_Linux_x86_install-rpm_en-US.tar.gz

64 bit:

[root@florian ~]# wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/4.0.1/binaries/en-US/Apache_OpenOffice_4.0.1_Linux_x86-64_install-rpm_en-US.tar.gz/download -O Apache_OpenOffice_4.0.1_Linux_x86-64_install-rpm_en-US.tar.gz

2. Remove old openoffice packages:

[root@florian ~]# yum remove openoffice*
Loaded plugins: downloadkvmonly-background, downloadonly-background, refresh-packagekit, security, versionlock
Setting up Remove Process
atrpms                           | 3.5 kB     00:00     
virtualbox                        |  951 B     00:00     
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package openoffice.org-base.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-base-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-brand.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-calc.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-calc-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-draw.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-draw-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-graphicfilter.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-impress.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-impress-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-math-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-opensymbol-fonts.noarch 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-pdfimport.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-presenter-screen.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-ure.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-writer.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
---> Package openoffice.org-writer-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7 will be erased
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

=================================================================================================
 Package                          Arch      Version                    Repository          Size
=================================================================================================
Removing:
 openoffice.org-base              x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64     22 k
 openoffice.org-base-core         x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64    5.4 M
 openoffice.org-brand             x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64    852 k
 openoffice.org-calc              x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64     28 k
 openoffice.org-calc-core         x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64     23 M
 openoffice.org-core              x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64    236 M
 openoffice.org-draw              x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64     25 k
 openoffice.org-draw-core         x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64    2.1 M
 openoffice.org-graphicfilter     x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64    663 k
 openoffice.org-impress           x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64     29 k
 openoffice.org-impress-core      x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64    3.0 M
 openoffice.org-math-core         x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64    3.3 M
 openoffice.org-opensymbol-fonts  noarch    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64    174 k
 openoffice.org-pdfimport         x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64    3.8 M
 openoffice.org-presenter-screen  x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64    4.6 M
 openoffice.org-ure               x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64    7.3 M
 openoffice.org-writer            x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64     31 k
 openoffice.org-writer-core       x86_64    1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7       @RHEL-63-x86_64     15 M

Transaction Summary
=================================================================================================
Remove       18 Package(s)

Installed size: 306 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-calc-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                               1/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-impress-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                            2/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-draw-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                               3/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-base-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                               4/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-writer-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                             5/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-base-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                          6/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-brand-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                              7/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-calc-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                          8/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-writer-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                        9/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-math-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                         10/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-pdfimport-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                         11/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-draw-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                         12/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-graphicfilter-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                     13/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-presenter-screen-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                  14/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-impress-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                      15/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                              16/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-opensymbol-fonts-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.noarch                  17/18 
  Erasing    : 1:openoffice.org-ure-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                               18/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-draw-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                               1/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-draw-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                          2/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-impress-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                            3/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-ure-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                                4/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-calc-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                               5/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-brand-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                              6/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-opensymbol-fonts-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.noarch                   7/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-pdfimport-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                          8/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-presenter-screen-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                   9/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-impress-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                      10/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-graphicfilter-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                     11/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-calc-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                         12/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-base-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                              13/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-writer-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                            14/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-base-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                         15/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                              16/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-math-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                         17/18 
  Verifying  : 1:openoffice.org-writer-core-3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7.x86_64                       18/18 

Removed:
  openoffice.org-base.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-base-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-brand.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-calc.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-calc-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7                         
  openoffice.org-draw.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-draw-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-graphicfilter.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-impress.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-impress-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-math-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7                    
  openoffice.org-opensymbol-fonts.noarch 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-pdfimport.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-presenter-screen.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-ure.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-writer.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7
  openoffice.org-writer-core.x86_64 1:3.2.1-19.6.el6_2.7                  

Complete!

3. Block openoffice.org-ure package updates. Edit /etc/yum.conf and add the following:

[main]
exclude=openoffice.org-ure*

4. untar the package and get into the directory:
tar -xvf Apache_OpenOffice_4.0.1*

cd en-US

4. Install apache:

[root@florian en-US]# rpm -Uvh RPMS/*.rpm RPMS/desktop-integration/openoffice4.0-redhat-*.rpm
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:openoffice-ure         ########################################### [  2%]
   2:openoffice-core01      ########################################### [  5%]
   3:openoffice-en-US       ########################################### [  7%]
   4:openoffice-impress     ########################################### [ 10%]
   5:openoffice-en-US-base  ########################################### [ 12%]
   6:openoffice-en-US-calc  ########################################### [ 14%]
   7:openoffice-en-US-draw  ########################################### [ 17%]
   8:openoffice-en-US-help  ########################################### [ 19%]
   9:openoffice-en-US-impres########################################### [ 21%]
  10:openoffice-en-US-math  ########################################### [ 24%]
  11:openoffice-en-US-res   ########################################### [ 26%]
  12:openoffice-en-US-writer########################################### [ 29%]
  13:openoffice-base        ########################################### [ 31%]
  14:openoffice-calc        ########################################### [ 33%]
  15:openoffice-core02      ########################################### [ 36%]
  16:openoffice-core03      ########################################### [ 38%]
  17:openoffice-core04      ########################################### [ 40%]
  18:openoffice-core05      ########################################### [ 43%]
  19:openoffice-core06      ########################################### [ 45%]
  20:openoffice-core07      ########################################### [ 48%]
  21:openoffice-draw        ########################################### [ 50%]
  22:openoffice-images      ########################################### [ 52%]
  23:openoffice             ########################################### [ 55%]
  24:openoffice-math        ########################################### [ 57%]
  25:openoffice-writer      ########################################### [ 60%]
  26:openoffice-brand-writer########################################### [ 62%]
  27:openoffice-brand-math  ########################################### [ 64%]
  28:openoffice-brand-base  ########################################### [ 67%]
  29:openoffice-brand-calc  ########################################### [ 69%]
  30:openoffice-brand-draw  ########################################### [ 71%]
  31:openoffice-brand-en-US ########################################### [ 74%]
  32:openoffice-brand-impres########################################### [ 76%]
  33:openoffice-ogltrans    ########################################### [ 79%]
  34:openoffice-gnome-integr########################################### [ 81%]
  35:openoffice-graphicfilte########################################### [ 83%]
  36:openoffice-javafilter  ########################################### [ 86%]
  37:openoffice-onlineupdate########################################### [ 88%]
  38:openoffice-ooofonts    ########################################### [ 90%]
  39:openoffice-ooolinguisti########################################### [ 93%]
  40:openoffice-pyuno       ########################################### [ 95%]
  41:openoffice-xsltfilter  ########################################### [ 98%]
  42:openoffice4.0-redhat-me########################################### [100%]
/usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache
gtk-update-icon-cache: Cache file created successfully.
/usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache
gtk-update-icon-cache: Cache file created successfully.
/usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache
gtk-update-icon-cache: No theme index file.

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