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Old 04-01-2009, 03:33 PM   #1
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Angry kubuntu open office

I am having a really difficult time with the latest version of kubuntu-
1) I am not able to get open office to work anymore- and consequently cannot open any of my files.
2) I have an open office document recovery dialogue box open all the time- even after I re-started the computer- and I cant close it.

I am not very tech savvy, but I need to access my work files. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you.
Old 04-01-2009, 04:26 PM   #2
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You do not say which version of Kubuntu you are using.

You could try downloading OpenOffice 3 from the PPA. If you are using Intrepid or Hardy than add the repositories as shown at
Old 04-02-2009, 11:24 PM   #3
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It was 8.1. I just got rid of the whole thing and went back to 8.04. My life is much better. Thanks.
Old 04-02-2009, 11:36 PM   #4
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For those who dont revert, try this
sudo apt-get remove
sudo apt-get purge
sudo shutdown now
sudo apt-get install

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