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Old 11-21-2010, 04:31 PM   #76
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WHAT THE DICKENS!!!

What.. eh? it is so fast. Is is so, fast!

'LibreOffice 3.3 Quickstarter' in the system after first run and it takes less than a second to start an office task!!!
(tested on P3 1GHz, 256MB RAM, Slackware 13.0 using KDE 3.5.10 from 12.2)

I know OOo have done great work over the years - why has OOo not made it fast to start. The DocumentFoundation.org - I am looking forward to more releases in the future - a true open-source achievement.

downloaded and installed from http://connie.slackware.com/~alien/s...486-1alien.txz

on Slackware 13.0, I had to symlink:
ln -s /usr/lib/libjpeg.so /usr/lib/libjpeg.so.8


So, so fast!
I am building the 32-bit packages for LibreOffice 3.3-beta3 (or 3.2.99.3 as the package's version number says) at the moment. The 64-bit packages are already done and I am running that one without issues so far.

I am saying packages because I built several language packs as well (running LibreOffice with dutch menus myself now).
If I missed any major language you'd like to see included in my build, let me know.

I hope to ne able to upload all packages tomorrow (monday).

Eric
 
Old 11-21-2010, 07:59 PM   #77
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I didn't (does TDF even have bug reporting set up yet?). My impression is that the LibreOffice code is changing so fast right now, there's no point submitting a bug report until there's a release candidate. I did find a good workaround, though. For whatever reason, docking those panels crashes calc and writer, but not impress. If I open up an impress window, dock the panels, and then close it, the next time I open up writer I'm fine. Since I always keep them docked, this works great for me.
And again, thank you.

It's a strange bug, but I'm glad there's a work-around.

Regards,
 
Old 11-21-2010, 09:13 PM   #78
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speaking of bugs... I find that Libre office is changing so much that it's almost pointless to try and use it in time critical situations. At least with the Windows release candidates, I found RC2 to be more unstable than RC1.
 
Old 11-22-2010, 04:04 AM   #79
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I am building the 32-bit packages for LibreOffice 3.3-beta3 (or 3.2.99.3 as the package's version number says) at the moment. The 64-bit packages are already done and I am running that one without issues so far.

I am saying packages because I built several language packs as well (running LibreOffice with dutch menus myself now).
If I missed any major language you'd like to see included in my build, let me know.

I hope to ne able to upload all packages tomorrow (monday).

Eric
Hi, Eric.

Thanks again. While I do not see (yet) the updated packages in your repository (hope to see it soon), I would already ask you to provide Russian language pack, if possible.

Thanks again,
Goededag!
 
Old 11-22-2010, 07:00 AM   #80
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Hi, Eric.

Thanks again. While I do not see (yet) the updated packages in your repository (hope to see it soon), I would already ask you to provide Russian language pack, if possible.

Thanks again,
Goededag!
Hi dolphin77

It took longer than expected becauase the xulrunner package which I use for creating the browser plugin, was not seen by ldconfig until I had logged out twice and ran ldconfig forced. I noticed only after the build failed.... which was at a time when I was already asleep...

But, I do build a russian language pack (libreoffice-l10n-ru-3.2.99.3-x86_64-1alien.txz is ready). This is the list of language packs I create:

da de en_US es fa fi fr hu it ja ko nl pl pt pt_BR ru sk sl sr sv tr vi zh_CN

Eric
 
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Old 11-22-2010, 09:01 AM   #81
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WHAT THE DICKENS!!!

What.. eh? it is so fast. Is is so, fast!

'LibreOffice 3.3 Quickstarter' in the system after first run and it takes less than a second to start an office task!!!
(tested on P3 1GHz, 256MB RAM, Slackware 13.0 using KDE 3.5.10 from 12.2)

I know OOo have done great work over the years - why has OOo not made it fast to start. The DocumentFoundation.org - I am looking forward to more releases in the future - a true open-source achievement.

downloaded and installed from http://connie.slackware.com/~alien/s...486-1alien.txz

on Slackware 13.0, I had to symlink:
ln -s /usr/lib/libjpeg.so /usr/lib/libjpeg.so.8


So, so fast!
Strange! I have Slack 13.0 here too but cannot run libreoffice that Eric built for Slack 13.1. Errors are lacking of libpng14 and libxml2
 
Old 11-22-2010, 09:20 AM   #82
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Strange! I have Slack 13.0 here too but cannot run libreoffice that Eric built for Slack 13.1. Errors are lacking of libpng14 and libxml2
I think there are other symlinks which inlcude libpng(VERSION) and libxml(version) I have already created for other packages I use (that are not 13.0 compliant) - so when I run libreoffice it only complained about libjpeg

please could post the error output
for example ...cannot open shared object file...
 
Old 11-22-2010, 10:01 AM   #83
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Right now I am not on a Slack box. I will re-install and report that when Eric put beta3 on his repo (beta2 package already removed on my machine).
 
Old 11-22-2010, 02:01 PM   #84
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I installed libpng-1.4.2-i486-1 from slackware 13.1:
http://slackware.osuosl.org/slackwar...4.2-i486-1.txz

not sure on the error for libxml2 - I still have the 13.0 package from original install [libxml2-2.7.3-i486-3].

I do get a warning though:
Code:
/usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin: /usr/lib/libxml2.so.2: 
no version information available 
(required by 
/usr/lib/libreoffice/program/../basis-link/program/libsfxli.so)

Last edited by dh2k; 11-22-2010 at 02:02 PM.
 
Old 11-22-2010, 07:04 PM   #85
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[...]This is the list of language packs I create:

da de en_US es fa fi fr hu it ja ko nl pl pt pt_BR ru sk sl sr sv tr vi zh_CN

Eric
Hi, and thanks a lot for doing this, LibreOffice is a great relief in many ways! One question regarding the language packs: Why is there one for en_US? Isn't that the default, and included anyhow, no matter, if you install the language pack or not?

In other words: When (under what circumstances) would I need this package?

gargamel
 
Old 11-22-2010, 09:45 PM   #86
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I installed libpng-1.4.2-i486-1 from slackware 13.1:
http://slackware.osuosl.org/slackwar...4.2-i486-1.txz
Oh I will not take this route. This I think will break a lot of sofware on my machine, so many apps depend on libpng12 and they would not run with libpng14.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 02:08 AM   #87
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Hi, and thanks a lot for doing this, LibreOffice is a great relief in many ways! One question regarding the language packs: Why is there one for en_US? Isn't that the default, and included anyhow, no matter, if you install the language pack or not?

In other words: When (under what circumstances) would I need this package?

gargamel
Heh. I extracted the languages string from the SlackBuild script, and that includes "en_US". One of the languages can be set as the package's default language when building... for my package it is "en_US" but with a simple edit to the SlackBuild you can rebuild a libreoffice package that is dutch.

So, to make it clear: my package is in english, there is no separate "en_US" language pack.

I uploaded the packages in the meantime to http://slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/libreoffice/

Eric
 
Old 11-23-2010, 02:20 AM   #88
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Oh I will not take this route. This I think will break a lot of sofware on my machine, so many apps depend on libpng12 and they would not run with libpng14.
I have installed libpng1.4* without upgrading or removing libpng1.2* and I have not had any problems - I agree with your concerns though as it is deviating from 13.0 - but here's to choice and freedom..!
 
Old 11-23-2010, 10:50 AM   #89
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Thanks Alien Bob!
 
Old 11-23-2010, 11:25 AM   #90
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BTW in case anyone missed it, theres a great article at LWN about LibreOffice: http://lwn.net/Articles/414051/
 
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