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This gives you some hints on OpenOffice, please notify me if you want to change something in the wiki (tpowa package maintainer), the packages are not source compiled packages, only OO.org's binaries packaged for pacman.
 
This gives you some hints on OpenOffice, please notify me if you want to change something in the wiki (tpowa package maintainer), the packages are not source compiled packages, only OO.org's binaries packaged for pacman.
  
OpenOffice 1.1.4 Setup
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=OpenOffice 1.1.4 Setup=
  
Installation:
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==Installation==
<pre>
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* Download the base
  'pacman -S openoffice-base'
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  # pacman -S openoffice-base
YOU HAVE TO INSTALL A LANGUAGE-PACK ELSE IT WILL NOT RUN (english is not included)!
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* '''You must install a language pack''', otherwise it will not run! (English is not included)
  'pacman -S openoffice-XX' (XX is your language)
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  # pacman -S openoffice-XX (where XX is a language)
IF YOU NEED SPELLCHECKING YOU HAVE TO INSTALL ADDITIONAL PACKAGES!
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* '''Spell Checking''' requires additional packages!
  'pacman -S openoffice-spell-XX' (XX is your language)
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  # pacman -S openoffice-spell-XX (where XX is a language)
or use the included template for installation if your language is not covered
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Upgrade
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==Addons==
Upgraders to new 1.1.4-3 package please reinstall your openoffice-base after upgrade,
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OpenOffice quickstarter is available for KDE
  due to a pacman bug some files get lost during upgrade.
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  # pacman -S oooqs
</pre>
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Addons:
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==Setup==
<pre>
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# Run '/opt/openoffice/setup' to setup OpenOffice for a regular user
OpenOffice quickstarter is available for KDE
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# Run 'soffice' to start OpenOffice.
'pacman -S oooqs'
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</pre>
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Known Problems:
 
<pre>
 
If you experience OpenOffice is not starting check your DRI settings
 
that you have proper permissions in /etc/X11/xorg.conf
 
it could look like this:
 
  
  Section "DRI"
 
  Group "users"
 
  Mode 0660
 
  EndSection
 
</pre>
 
  
User SETUP:
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=OpenOffice 2 Setup=
<pre>
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Run '/opt/openoffice/setup' to setup OpenOffice for a regular user
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Run 'soffice' to start OpenOffice.
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</pre>
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OpenOffice 2 Setup:
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==Installation==
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* Download the base
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# pacman -S openoffice2'
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* Language packs can be installed as follows: (English ''is'' included in the base)
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# pacman -S openoffice2-XX' (where XX is a language)
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* '''Spellchecking''' requires addional packages:
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# pacman -S openoffice2-spell-XX' (where XX is a language)
  
Installation:
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==Setup ==
<pre>
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Run '/opt/openoffice2/program/soffice' to setup OpenOffice2 for a regular user on first startup '''and''' to start OpenOffice2.
'pacman -S openoffice2'
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YOU CAN INSTALL LANGUAGE-PACKS (english is included)!
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'pacman -S openoffice2-XX' (XX is your language)
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IF YOU NEED SPELLCHECKING YOU HAVE TO INSTALL ADDITIONAL PACKAGES!
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'pacman -S openoffice2-spell-XX' (XX is your language)
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or use the included template for installation if your language is not covered
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</pre>
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Known Problems:
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== Known Issues w/OO2 ==
<pre>
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*If you can't read/write on NFS disks edit /opt/openoffice2/program/soffice you may have to disable file locking by commenting out :
If you experience OpenOffice2 is not starting check your DRI settings
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  # file locking now enabled by default
that you have proper permissions in /etc/X11/xorg.conf
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#SAL_ENABLE_FILE_LOCKING=1
  it could look like this:
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#export SAL_ENABLE_FILE_LOCKING
  
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 +
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=Known Problems=
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*If you OpenOffice fails to start, verify that you have proper permissions in /etc/X11/xorg.conf, by looking at youryour DRI settings.
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*If in doubt, this configuration should work:
 
   Section "DRI"
 
   Section "DRI"
 
   Group "users"
 
   Group "users"
 
   Mode 0660
 
   Mode 0660
 
   EndSection
 
   EndSection
</pre>
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*Or, if you don't want to enable DRI and related stuff, run it as ROOT
or if you don't want to enable DRI and related stuff, run it as ROOT
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<pre>
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If you can't read/write on NFS disks edit /opt/openoffice2/program/soffice
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you may have to disable file locking by commenting out :
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# file locking now enabled by default
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#SAL_ENABLE_FILE_LOCKING=1
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#export SAL_ENABLE_FILE_LOCKING
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</pre>
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User SETUP:
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<pre>
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Run '/opt/openoffice2/program/soffice' to setup OpenOffice2 for a regular user on first
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startup and to start OpenOffice2.
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</pre>
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Revision as of 01:03, 22 September 2005

This gives you some hints on OpenOffice, please notify me if you want to change something in the wiki (tpowa package maintainer), the packages are not source compiled packages, only OO.org's binaries packaged for pacman.

OpenOffice 1.1.4 Setup

Installation

  • Download the base
# pacman -S openoffice-base
  • You must install a language pack, otherwise it will not run! (English is not included)
# pacman -S openoffice-XX (where XX is a language)
  • Spell Checking requires additional packages!
# pacman -S openoffice-spell-XX (where XX is a language)

Addons

OpenOffice quickstarter is available for KDE

# pacman -S oooqs

Setup

  1. Run '/opt/openoffice/setup' to setup OpenOffice for a regular user
  2. Run 'soffice' to start OpenOffice.


OpenOffice 2 Setup

Installation

  • Download the base
# pacman -S openoffice2'
  • Language packs can be installed as follows: (English is included in the base)
# pacman -S openoffice2-XX' (where XX is a language)
  • Spellchecking requires addional packages:
# pacman -S openoffice2-spell-XX' (where XX is a language)

Setup

Run '/opt/openoffice2/program/soffice' to setup OpenOffice2 for a regular user on first startup and to start OpenOffice2.

Known Issues w/OO2

  • If you can't read/write on NFS disks edit /opt/openoffice2/program/soffice you may have to disable file locking by commenting out :
# file locking now enabled by default
#SAL_ENABLE_FILE_LOCKING=1
#export SAL_ENABLE_FILE_LOCKING


Known Problems

  • If you OpenOffice fails to start, verify that you have proper permissions in /etc/X11/xorg.conf, by looking at youryour DRI settings.
  • If in doubt, this configuration should work:
 Section "DRI"
 Group "users"
 Mode 0660
 EndSection
  • Or, if you don't want to enable DRI and related stuff, run it as ROOT