Installing gvSIG 1.10 32 bit on Linux Ubuntu 64 bit

This procedure allows you to install the software GIS gvSIG (32 bit version) on the Linux distribution Ubuntu 10.10 (64 bit version). Basically we have to install a 32-bit version of the JVM:

  1. download gvSIG 1.10 from the official reposistory
  2. enable  in the “sources.list” file  the repository:
  3. execute the follow commands:
  4. check and config the installation:
  5. install gvSIG 1.10 as usual


Installation of libreoffice 3.3 on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)

In this article I want to share my experience with the installation of the Libre Office free software. First of all I just want to thank the document foundation. Iwish you good luck!!! for this great initiative.

Now this simply procedure (taken from the ubuntu forum):

1. Download LibreOffice from: LibreOffice Downloads;

2. Extract the file to ~/Desktop

3. Rename the file to libreoffice

4. Open Terminal and enter this command:

sudo dpkg -i ~/Desktop/libreoffice/DEBS/*.deb

5. Then enter the following command into Terminal:

sudo dpkg -i ~/Desktop/libreoffice/DEBS/desktop-integration/libreoffice3.3-debian-menus_3.3-9526_all.deb