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Can anyone give me an idea of the total download size for LibreOffice 4.2 PPA?

Am using Mint 14 Nadia (Ubuntu 12.10)

Current LO version 3.6.2.2 from the repo, and I have a problem with this bug, where conditional formatting seems to be causing a crash, so I want to upgrade. But I am on a restricted traffic connection, hence would like to know the archive size in advance (unavailable on LO PPA site, AFAICS).

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You will find detailed information about PPA packages using the link in the upper right corner of the PPA's overview:


details link


On the package details page, you'll find information about the size of the complete archive, as well as details of the single packages:


package details


EDIT:

You may have to activate JavaScript in your browser - it seems the package totals are calculated only if JavaScript is available.

  • Thanks, but that returns; Package totals The following information is related to the total published packages in the repository (not on your system). Package counters and estimated archive size temporarily unavailable. – Dan_7378439012 Apr 7 '14 at 1:27
  • I've just checked launchpad.net/~libreoffice/+archive/libreoffice-4-2/+packages, and it works fine for me. You may have to activate JavaScript on the launchpad site - it seems the package totals are calculated only if JavaScript is available. – tohuwawohu Apr 7 '14 at 7:38
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Unless you need an exact size, you can have a look at LibreOffice download page - their Linux installer has around 200MB, but includes most of the generally available libraries you may (or may not) have already installed - the reason is that it strives to run on a general Linux distribution so it needs to fit a reasonable low common denominator.

On the other hand, Slackware package (conveniently in a single file) has a bit over 100MB.

Hence expect something in between, depending on how many dependencies which won't require updating you already have installed, and add ~4MB per localization package.

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