Install spellchecker in OpenOffice on Ubuntu 9.10

After editing a English document in OpenOffice 3.2 I noticed there was no English ( VS ) spell checker installed.
This easily corrected. Just open Synaptic packet manager and search for “my-spell”.
Select the languages that you want to add to the spell checker.

Start OpenOffice and open the “spelling and grammar” with the F7 key. Select the language and done.

Install OpenOffice 3.2 in Ubuntu 9.10

  1. Download OpenOffice 3.2 in you desired lanquage from http://download.openoffice.org/other.html#tested-full
  2. Extract the OOo_3.2.0_LinuxIntel_install_nl_deb.tar.gz
  3. Open Terminal and remove OpenOffice 3.1 completely with this command

    sudo apt-get remove openoffice*.*

  4. Install OpenOffice with this command

    sudo dpkg -i Download/OOO320_m12_native_packed-1_nl.9483/DEBS/*.deb

  5. Integrate OpenOffice 3.2 in your desktop

    sudo dpkg -i Downloads/OOO320_m12_native_packed-1_nl.9483/DEBS/desktop-integration/openoffice.org3.2-debian-menus_3.2-9472_all.deb

OpenOffice 3.2 is now available in your Ubuntu menu.

Source : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1404156