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Old 03-09-2004, 01:51 AM   #1
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how to start open office?

well, i just installed gnome on mandrake 10 rc1, but on the menu bar thing i can't find open office. i checked the package and its installed, so how do i open it?
Old 03-09-2004, 02:40 AM   #2
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It should be in the menu bar but if it is not type


in a command prompt
Old 03-09-2004, 07:47 AM   #3
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I think the command for Open Office is now,

OOo (
Old 03-09-2004, 08:23 AM   #4
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I made a link on my desktop. Right click on the desktop --> new --> program link. On the Execute tab, this is my entry. '/home/cliff/OpenOffice.org1.1.0/program/soffice.bin'

Your path will depend on where you have installed OpenOffice. You can pick the icon you like also. Took me some time to figure out how to add an application to the Start Application menu. Hope this helps.


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