Debian Planet










Welcome to Debian Planet

Search

All your woody are (not quite, but very very very soon) belong to us.
Main Menu

  • Home

  • Topics

  • Web Links

  • Your Account

  • Submit News

  • Stats

  • Top 10

  • Debian

    These are important Debian sites one should not be without!

  • Official Debian site

  • Package search

  • Mailing list archives

  • Bug reports

  • Debian on CD

  • Unofficial woody CD ISOs

  • Unofficial APT sources

  • Developers' Corner

    Other great Debian news sources:

  • Debian Weekly News

  • Kernel Cousin Debian

    (Debian mailing lists digested)
  • Community Groups

    Need help? You're not alone on this planet.

  • debianHELP

    (User support site)

  • Debian International

  • DebianForum.de

    (Deutsch)

  • EsDebian

    (español)

  • DebianWorld

    (français)

  • MaximumDebian

    (Italiano)

  • DebianUsers

    (Korean)

  • Debian-BR

    (Português)

  • IRC

    The place to get help on a Debian problem (after reading docs) or to just chat and chill is #debian on irc.debian.org.

    Many of the Debian Planet staff live there so pop by and say hello.

    Wanna write?

    Got that latest or greatest scoop? Perhaps you have some important news for the Debian community? Submit a news item!

    Or perhaps you've written a rather ground breaking insight into some aspect of Debian and you feel compelled to share it with others? Knock up a longer editorial article and send it to the editors.

    Sponsorship

    DP is sponsored by Xinit Systems and kieser.net.

    Domains paid for and hosted by uklinux.net.

    Buy your Debian merchandise at DebianShop.com.

    Who's Online

    There are currently, 95 guest(s) and 7 member(s) that are online.

    You are Anonymous user. You can register for free by clicking here.

      
    Oooh lala.
    Posted on Wednesday, October 10 @ 15:40:23 BST

    Linux
    You will definitely be feeling a bit doolally if you decide to compile Open Office on Debian. To help you in your quest for compilation enlightenment, this post to debian-devel will probably be invaluable spiritual nourishment. But before you think about being macho and downloading the source and building from scratch, try the binaries.

     
    Related Links

  • More about Linux
  • News by rob

    Most read story about Linux:
    Installing Debian GNU/Linux on Alphas

    Last news about Linux:

    Printer Friendly Page  Send this Story to a Friend
  • "Oooh lala." | Login/Create Account | 12 comments
    Threshold


    The comments are owned by the poster. We aren't responsible for their content.

    Re: Oooh lala. (Score: 2, Informative)
    by Anonymous on Wednesday, October 10 @ 16:23:06 BST

    I downloaded StarOffice6beta and OpenOffice638C yesterday. A note to anyone running unstable, you need to use libc6 2.2.4-3 which had the fix for Mozilla, as 2.2.4-2 also cause *office to crash on installation.

    [ Reply ]


    Re: Oooh lala. (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Wednesday, October 10 @ 18:19:02 BST

    I *do* have libc6 2.2.4-3 installed, and the setup program still fails silently (both for staroffice and openoffice). Any ideas why?

    [ Reply ]


    Re: Oooh lala. (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Thursday, October 11 @ 10:07:11 BST

    Maybe this can :

    http://lists.debian.org/debian-openoffice/2001/debian-openoffice-200110/msg00001.html

    [ Reply ]


    Crash, what crash... (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Wednesday, October 10 @ 21:30:50 BST

    I installed so6-beta the other day, and I did not have one sigle problem installing and using. I'm still using it and it does not crash. I did not do anything other than download the .bin, chmod it and run it. (I did install it as a user and not as root)

    [ Reply ]


    Re: Oooh lala. (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, December 01 @ 19:05:42 GMT

    I've followed all of the posts so far and 641b still crashs when running setup.

    I am running unstable, so I know it my own fault, but if anyone has got it working please post a reply.

    [ Reply ]


    Re: Oooh lala. (Score: 1)
    by tplayford on Wednesday, October 10 @ 19:34:11 BST
    (User Info)

    I'm having horrible problems with staroffice 6 and the latest openoffice build. The install goes fine but when any of the menus (file, edit etc) are selected, it crashes.
    I guess I'm missing a library. Aonyone else have this problem / know a solution?

    [ Reply ]


    Re: Oooh lala. (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Wednesday, October 10 @ 21:11:46 BST

    My universal problem solver:

    apt-get distupgrade

    apt-get update

    apt-get upgrade

    dselect -> select -> spacebar -> enter

    and fix dependency problems

    choose install from dselect..

    finished

    [ Reply ]


    Re: Oooh lala. (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Wednesday, October 10 @ 23:17:16 BST

    Shouldn't the apt-get dist-upgrade come after the apt-get update? Maybe that's jsut me, though. 😛

    - pr00f

    [ Reply ]


    Re: Oooh lala. (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Thursday, October 11 @ 04:04:02 BST

    has anyone put up a apt source for open office yet?

    [ Reply ]


    Re: Oooh lala. (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Thursday, March 07 @ 22:57:33 GMT

    there's one at

    deb http://www.openoffice.de/debian/ potato main

    -or-

    deb http://people.debian.org/~nidd/debian/ unstable/

    [ Reply ]


    Re: Oooh lala. (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Thursday, October 11 @ 10:30:19 BST

    What about forgetting JDK (which is not very

    debian-friendly)? But it will not be for 638.

    http://www.openoffice.org/servlets/ReadMsg?msgId=119249&listName=interface-announce

    [ Reply ]


    Re: Oooh lala. (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Sunday, October 14 @ 12:56:19 BST

    when will openoffice be in sid? It is under the GPL isn't it?

    [ Reply ]


    Based on: PHP-Nuke

    All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2000 by Debian Planet

    You can syndicate our news using the file backend.php.