OpenOffice on Gutsy?
manchicken at notsosoft.net
Mon Aug 13 21:33:20 UTC 2007
On Monday 13 August 2007 16:25:21 Richard A. Johnson wrote:
> On Monday 13 August 2007, Mark Fraser wrote:
> | From the Kubuntu Tribe 4 Wiki
> | https://wiki.kubuntu.org/GutsyGibbon/Tribe4/Kubuntu
> | Besides the new release, Kubuntu also receives a new splash screen for
> | OpenOffice.org that is, well blue! And to kick it up a notch, the splash
> | screen is the only thing that works with OpenOffice.org at the moment.
> | Yes, you heard right. OpenOffice.org is currently broken in Kubuntu for
> | the time being and it isn't an OpenOffice.org bug either. This same bug
> | is also causing problems with other parts of the operating system and
> | should be fixed shortly. So without further ado, and seeing as we try to
> | include screenshots of the applications running, enjoy the new splash
> | screen in the following image. The current workaround is to install
> | openoffice.org-gnome.
> HAHA! I thought that was good when I created the Tribe 4 page. Most people
> got a kick out of it :)
> Anyways, yet OpenOffice.org is broken as well as the nspluginwrapper. These
> are both broken for the same reason and it has been traced back to either
> libgtk or libglib, not 100% positive. Rest assured, as I had asked not even
> 30 minutes ago on IRC when we are going to get it fixed. People are still
> looking into and working on getting it fixed correctly. There was a hack
> going around the supposedly fixed it, but it hadn't. I heard someone
> rebuilt the packages with either the latest libgtk (I tried this and it
> didn't work for me) or libglib (I didn't try this one yet).
> We apologize for this annoyance and hopefully will have it fixed soon.
Just to follow up, I have verified that if you install openoffice.org-gnome
then OOo seems to work just fine.
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