Using the apt-system
Using the apt-system makes it possible to update your system to the newest software without visiting any websites.
apt-cache search openoffice*
to look for the newest available version of OpenOffice.org. Then type
apt-get install <package-name>
to automatically install the package you want.
To see what servers you are requesting have a look at /etc/apt/sources.list
To list all installed packages:
Master of Disharmony / Dec 06, 2003