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Old 01-25-2002, 11:03 AM   #1
Orbitalbears
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Unhappy Staroffice is only accesable to root, not to users


I just installed Staroffice 5.2 logged in as root to /usr/local and while it works great in the root account, when I try to access it in my user account, nothing happens.

I changed the permissions to /usr/local to be accessable as possble. I tried chaging the group it belongs to (root). I tried to run the repair funcation in Staroffice, but it says I don't have enough free space to run it ( I have 3 gigs free, how much space does it need?). I tried tried to reinstall over the previous install, but Staroffice says I already have it installed.

I don't want to have to uninstall it, since I'm hoping it's something simple. I have Redhat 7.0. Can you help and thanks in advance.
 
Old 01-25-2002, 11:26 AM   #2
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OK. I think I know the answer to this one. Check your /root directory for a file called .sversionrc (or something like that, it's a hidden file). Certainly that's the way OpenOffice works. If you copy the file over into the other user's directories (and don't forget to chown it to them) all should be well.
 
  


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