The hidden 64 bits builds

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The hidden 64 bits builds

Postby RGB » Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:21 pm

One of the news on version 3 is the availability of official 64 bits builds for Linux. You can easily find them (both, rpm and deb) on the mirrors... but there is not a single word about their existence on the download page.
The question is, why? Official 64 bits builds are a good thing, they exists, but how many people use the mirrors as their first download place? I think this deserves more publicity...
What do you think?
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Re: The hidden 64 bits builds

Postby DaveD » Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:34 pm

I don't have a 64 bit machine myself, but I do agree 100%. If those 64 bit builds really are official, and Sun has taken the time to compile them officially, then they most certainly do deserve recognition and publicity within the original anoucement.
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Re: The hidden 64 bits builds

Postby TerryE » Fri Oct 17, 2008 5:30 pm

Since the downloads page doesn't reference them, here is the official download URL for the 64bit Linux version:

http://openoffice.bouncer.osuosl.org/?p ... sion=3.0.0
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