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Old 08-22-2004, 08:21 PM   #1
pcjr1
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OpenOffice 1.1.2 GUI access


Hi all,

I'm running mandrake 9.1 (which didn't come with open office - (is that normal??))

I downloaded and installed OpenOffice 1.1.2 and can run it fine from a terminal when I put in my root password

I'm using KDE - OpenOffice is sitting in /root/ which I can't get into through Konquerer for gui access (because I need to be logged in as root?)

q1 - Can I get gui access to OpenOffice (without root access)- how?
q2 - Is it possible to log in as root and not have to keep typing in the password when I want to do things like alter settings?

Please point me to relavent documentation that might help me out if its out there

cheers
 
Old 08-22-2004, 08:30 PM   #2
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I'm assuming you installed open office as root that is why is sitting on /root. If you want to use open office under a normal user, you have to install open office under the normal user as well.
 
Old 08-22-2004, 09:52 PM   #3
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I used Mandrake long ago.
I recall you have to choose the
option to select softwares. And then
pick Oo among other things. Check
your installation CD.

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