OpenOffice 3.0 - currently broken

Art Alexion art.alexion at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 20:58:05 GMT 2008


On Friday 12 December 2008 2:56:37 pm Jonas Norlander wrote:
> > I seemed to have no choice but to install from the OOo site, as the ppa
> > does not provide a 64 bit version.  The 32 bit version from the ppa will
> > run, but complain about java (because 64 bit kubuntu installs 64 bit java
> > that it can't find)
>
> It do have 64 bit! I installed from PPA on my Kubuntu Intrepid amd64.
>
> $ file /usr/lib/openoffice/program/soffice.bin
> /usr/lib/openoffice/program/soffice.bin: ELF 64-bit LSB executable,
> x86-64, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux 2.6.8, dynamically linked
> (uses shared libs), stripped
>
> Are there a bug somewhere or is it a user error because you are the
> second to say there is no 64 bit?

You are correct. It is 64 bit from the ppa.  So now that is installed, but how 
do I get 64 bit java working with it?  I seem to have only 32 bit installed.

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