OpenOffice highly unstable

Brendan mailinglist at
Sat Nov 25 06:06:05 UTC 2006

On Friday 24 November 2006 23:26, Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 November 2006 8:37 am, Jordi Ferrando Fabra wrote:
> > I have found OpenOffice 2.0.4 on edgy highly unstable. I have just lost
> > one unsaved document containing 2 hours work. In addition of its
> > unstability, it has the following annoying bugs: - Fonts look awful.
> > Seems that all decent font rendering schemes have been disabled. I have
> > never seen such bad looking fonts in my system since early linux
> > distributions 4 years ago. - Can't save in CIFS mounted shares (maybe
> > CIFS fault?)
> I'm featuring the VERY unstable OOo 2.0.4 now as well.   My
> apps will just drop out of existence with no warning, and recovery is a
> waste of time.  I have gotten in the habit of constantly hitting the save
> button.

Abiword is a great alternative. My gf prefers it at this point.

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