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Old 10-29-2008, 12:39 AM   #1
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OpenOffice crashes after inital splash screen in slax12.1


I have installed the OpenOffice Slackbuild according to the instructions on the site but when I try and open any of the programs the registration window pops up and after I have filled it out and click finish the program just closes. Does anyone know what the problem could be? If there is any more information I need to supply for you to help just let me know.

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Old 10-29-2008, 01:23 AM   #2
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I have installed the OpenOffice Slackbuild according to the instructions on the site but when I try and open any of the programs the registration window pops up and after I have filled it out and click finish the program just closes. Does anyone know what the problem could be? If there is any more information I need to supply for you to help just let me know.

Thanks,
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Start openoffice from the console and post the messages you get.
 
Old 10-29-2008, 01:43 AM   #3
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Editing because I cannot figure out how to delete post.

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Old 10-29-2008, 01:47 AM   #4
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When I start it I get this after it crashes:
[Java framework]sunjavaplugin.so could not load Java runtime library:
file:///usr/lib/gcj-4.2.3/libjvm.so./opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice: line 134: 8087 Segmentation fault "$sd_prog/$sd_binary" "$@"

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Old 10-29-2008, 09:19 AM   #5
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When I start it I get this after it crashes:
[Java framework]sunjavaplugin.so could not load Java runtime library:
file:///usr/lib/gcj-4.2.3/libjvm.so.
/opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice: line 134: 8087 Segmentation fault "$sd_prog/$sd_binary" "$@"
Is this on *Slackware* or one of the 64bit derivatives?

Do you have the jre package installed?
 
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Is this on *Slackware* or one of the 64bit derivatives?

Do you have the jre package installed?
To my knowledge I have *Slackware* I downloaded it from: http://www.slackware.com/getslack/ does it matter that I am running a 64 bit processer with that?

And Im pretty sure I have the jre package, this, 2007-08-31 - [slackware-security] java (jre, jdk) (SSA:2007-243-01) downloaded from http://www.slackware.com/security/li...ecurity&y=2007, is what I have installed, is there something that I am missing?
 
Old 10-29-2008, 11:35 AM   #7
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The reason I asked is that I seem to recall some problems with OOo's java usage on 64bit derivatives. As for whether that would affect you running a 32bit OS on 64bit hardware, I don't know, but I don't think so. If you want to check, doing this *should* disable the java loading:
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chmod -x /opt/openoffice.org/ure/bin/javaldx
 
Old 10-29-2008, 12:49 PM   #8
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Will the program work without java? I'd test it now but i'm at work and wont be home till later.

If this doesn't work is there a way to use a different version of java or something to make it work? Im relatively new to slackware so my troubleshooting skills are limited, but ive tried googling the problem and other people, on other distros, have had the problem but I haven't been able to find a solution.
 
Old 10-29-2008, 12:52 PM   #9
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I saw on your personal webpage you have an OpenOffice Slackware package, do you think using that rather then the one from slackbuild would remedy the problem?
 
Old 10-29-2008, 01:06 PM   #10
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Will the program work without java? I'd test it now but i'm at work and wont be home till later.
Yes, if I recall correctly, java is only needed for some of the advanced functionality in calc (but I might be wrong about the specific app).
 
Old 10-29-2008, 01:06 PM   #11
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I saw on your personal webpage you have an OpenOffice Slackware package, do you think using that rather then the one from slackbuild would remedy the problem?
It shouldn't make any difference - I build my package from that script.
 
Old 10-29-2008, 01:16 PM   #12
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Ok, thank you for all the help, hopefully this solves the problem ill post my results when I get home today.

Also, just wondering what is the difference between your package and the slackbuild one?

Thanks,
Steven
 
Old 10-29-2008, 01:39 PM   #13
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...just wondering what is the difference between your package and the slackbuild one?
The TAG value (_rlw versus _SBo) and the md5sum of the final package (due to inherent randomness in the gzippage).
 
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The TAG value (_rlw versus _SBo)...
Sorry about all the questions just trying to learn, but I was wondering what is a Tag value?
 
Old 10-29-2008, 03:11 PM   #15
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It's just the trailing letters after the BUILD number. SlackBuilds.org adds "_SBo" to all packages, while I add "_rlw" (my initials).
 
  


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