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Old 07-19-2012, 01:32 AM   #1
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open MS-office file in linux


I am getting problem in opening MS office file in my linux system

When i try to open the file, then i gets an error message

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Could not display "/root/Desktop/file.doc".
How can i open and edit this file ?

Thanks
 
Old 07-19-2012, 03:05 AM   #2
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Hi,

what did you try to "open" the file with? Do you have openoffice.org, libreoffice, abiword, etc installed?

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PS. It looks like you are running X as root... but that is for another thread.
 
Old 07-19-2012, 03:11 AM   #3
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I think open office not installed in your linux
check #rpm -qa *open-office*
 
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Old 07-19-2012, 03:32 AM   #4
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OK

So how can i install it ?

Thanks
 
Old 07-19-2012, 04:57 AM   #5
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OK

So how can i install it ?

Thanks
We do not know what distro you are using. So it is good to give you this link.
Download it and install.

http://www.openoffice.org/download/
 
Old 07-19-2012, 06:04 AM   #6
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Fedora, Redhat EL6, CentOS 6 :
# yum install libreoffice-core libreoffice-writer

Backtrack 5 : apt-get install openoffice.org
 
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Old 07-19-2012, 07:23 PM   #7
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Don't download direct from that link; get it from your distro's repositories.
As above, you tell us what it is, we'll tell you how.
try this to find your distro+version
Code:
cat /etc/*release*
 
Old 07-20-2012, 02:33 AM   #8
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Fedora, Redhat EL6, CentOS 6 :
# yum install libreoffice-core libreoffice-writer

Backtrack 5 : apt-get install openoffice.org
Thanks for your help

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Don't download direct from that link; get it from your distro's repositories.
As above, you tell us what it is, we'll tell you how.
try this to find your distro+version
Code:
cat /etc/*release*
Here is what i got

Quote:
DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=10.04
DISTRIB_CODENAME=lucid
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS"
I am using backtrack 5 r2
 
  


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