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Old 10-31-2001, 02:24 PM   #1
viniosity
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Star Office vs. Open Office installation Q


I downloaded the star office 6 beta binary to my home directory, but cannot run it (even as root) I'm using Debian 2.2r3 with Gnome. I've tried $ ./ so-6_0bin.... ..bin and got an error saying "./ is not a directory" running it without the slash seems to hang my terminal though it could be doing something..

running it from the gnome menu (whether logged in as a user or as root) gives me a permissions denied error.

I'm wondering what I'm doing wrong? Also, before I go ahead and install (assuming I can) I'm interested if there's a reason to use Open Office instead?

Thanks!
 
Old 10-31-2001, 03:10 PM   #2
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chmod +x so-6_0-beta-bin-linux-en.bin
./so-6_0-beta-bin-linux-en.bin


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Old 10-31-2001, 03:58 PM   #3
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thanks

that worked! Thanks.

When I run it from the gnome menu (as root) I get an error saying that a library couldn't be registered. Anyone know what may be happening?
 
Old 05-21-2006, 07:44 AM   #4
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i have ubuntu 5.10 OS.now i want to install StartOffice 6 for this ubuntu machine.StartOffice Cd with me & show me steps to install StarOffice
 
  


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