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Old 08-28-2006, 01:16 PM   #1
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openoffice start problem


hi, i d/loaded the latest version of openoffice from the website, and converted the .rpm's to .tgz files with the 'rpm2tgz' program, then, at the commandline i installed the .tgz files with 'pkgtool_>_current'. the files were installed to '/opt/openoffice/program/', but when i try to open writer or any other OO component, i get an error 'bash:_swriter:_command_not_found'. i installed as root, and the programs all have execute permissions. is there something else i need to do to start these programs?
 
Old 08-28-2006, 01:36 PM   #2
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Maybe the converted package doesn't have an install script - it's been a while since I've used rpm2tgz. There's a Slackware package at http://www.linuxpackages.net/pkg_details.php?id=7951 if that's any help.
 
Old 08-28-2006, 05:10 PM   #3
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steve, thanks for the link to the slackware package. it installed and openoffice now works
 
Old 08-28-2006, 06:15 PM   #4
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No problem - I'm glad it's working
 
  


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