Yes! Take heart, for what follows is a tale of how I installed OOo 2.0 on my Kanotix Debian box.
This was a great opportunity to install OpenOffice.org v2.0. I recently upgraded to the release candidate of Kanotix GNU/Linux and since it's only in release candidate stage, it's rather 'lite'. One of the sacrifices to make it 'lite' was the absence of OOo. Really. I'm writing this in KWord as I download and install OOo 2.0. I must say that like almost all KDE apps I've run across so far, KWord is pretty nice. But I digress...Let's start at the beginning. The system requirement for OOo 2.0 are fairly modest: