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Old 04-24-2003, 06:11 PM   #1
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Open office won't open


Open office recently wouldn't open. It would get to the open office box in the middle of the screen and then close. I installed the new version and now it still does the same thing. Any ideas.
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Old 04-24-2003, 06:15 PM   #2
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In a terminal, try oowriter
Sure it isnt just opening the main window on another desktop or something after the splashscreen goes?
 
Old 04-24-2003, 06:17 PM   #3
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OpenOffice is a VERY memory hungry program. How much RAM do you have? I used to have Redhat 8 with 64M and it took about 3 mins to open. Try running "top" while you start it. Also check your processes to make sure it isn't partially open in the background.
 
Old 04-24-2003, 07:10 PM   #4
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gkrellm says I have about 250 mb of memory free but I will try oowriter

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I tried oowriter and it pauses for a second and gives me another prompt

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I went back to my first gui and I have 12 open offices running, it must take a long time to load.

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Old 04-25-2003, 02:05 PM   #5
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*facepalm*
 
Old 04-25-2003, 02:35 PM   #6
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I think that OO1.0.3 is supposed to be a bit faster - i haven't tried it yet - I think they are still getting rid of all the Sun crap.
 
Old 04-25-2003, 05:52 PM   #7
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some config could be messed up.
you could delete, or rename your .openoffice
directory in your home dir, and see if that fixes things.
 
  


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