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We need to run Openoffice as a service so that unoconv can be used convert Word documents to PDF. Any yum repositories for Openoffice in RHEL 5 server ?

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I see unoconv specifically in the DAG repo:

$ yum info unoconv
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Available Packages
Name       : unoconv
Arch       : noarch
Version    : 0.4
Release    : 1.el5.rf
Size       : 70 k
Repo       : dag
Summary    : Tool to convert between any document format supported by OpenOffice
URL        : http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/unoconv/
License    : GPL
Description: unoconv converts between any document format that OpenOffice understands.
           : It uses OpenOffice's UNO bindings for non-interactive conversion of
           : documents.
           :
           : Supported document formats include Open Document Format (.odf),
           : MS Word (.doc), MS Office Open/MS OOXML (.xml),
           : Portable Document Format (.pdf), HTML, XHTML, RTF, Docbook (.xml),
           : and more.

Here's the DAG FAQ on getting their repo up and running: http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/FAQ.php#B

The RPM itself is at: http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/i386/dag/RPMS/unoconv-0.4-1.el5.rf.noarch.rpm

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Yes unoconv is available in the repo, but not Open-office which a dependency for unoconv –  nitins Apr 11 '12 at 12:41
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@nitins I see Open Office RPMS in the CentOS 5.8 updates repo: mirror.centos.org/centos-5/5.8/updates/i386/RPMS but you probably don't want to install that repo if you're running RHEL. Possibly, you can cherry pick RPMs. –  cjc Apr 11 '12 at 13:03

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