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Old 10-18-2003, 11:58 AM   #1
Pedroski
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Star Office


I've just installed Star Office 5.2 from my old(er) SuSe Linux 7.3 CDs
It is in /root/office52. It starts with a script soffice.
Can anyone tell me how to make it available to all users on my home computer?
When I click on the directory /root/office52 right click then properties, under local net sharing it says error running filesharelist check if installed or in $PATH or /usr/sbin.
I wanted Star Office because i know it can read my Excel files, which Open Office can't.
I changed the group to users, but that didn't help.
Any tips?
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:03 PM   #2
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Which version of Excel? I have found that OpenOffice can open and save all versions of MS Office up to and including MS Office XP.
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:16 PM   #3
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Excel 97
 
Old 10-18-2003, 12:19 PM   #4
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I have always found that OpenOffice (esp. the latest version) has not had this problem. Which was the last version you tried?
 
Old 10-18-2003, 04:20 PM   #5
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Well, I just started up the computer, with my Win CD in the CDRW drive, and lo and behold, open office read it.
Every other time I tried it failed to recognize the files.
Linux rules! It's just quantum!
 
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OpenOffice - well worth the price of a download!!
 
  


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