OpenOffice 3.0 - currently broken

Paul Kaplan pkaplan1 at comcast.net
Sat Dec 13 19:26:26 GMT 2008


On Saturday 13 December 2008 09:27 lanzen wrote:
> On Saturday 13 December 2008 13:24:38 Paul Kaplan wrote:
> > This thread has gotten very difficult to follow because of its length
>
> Certain thread here go to such length that the indenting goes out of the
> screen... LOL!
>
> > Could someone please confirm:
> >
> > Updating to the current (13-Dec, 12:15GMT) ppa versions of OO 3.0 (from
> > the prior 3.0 ppa version) on kubuntu 8.10, 32-bit still breaks OO?
>
> Yes.
>
> > The problem seems to be with the openoffice.org-kde package?
>
> Yes.
>
> > Replacing the current version of openoffice.org-kde with openoffice.org-
> > kde_3.0.0-5_i386 will fix the break? (at [possibly] until this package
> > gets updated).
>
> The current version being openoffice.org - 1:3.0.0-6ubuntu0intrepid1, the
> previous version will cure it in kubuntu (If I recall correctly it will
> have bugs in gnome). I'm not sure whether it's named 3.0.0-5, but it's the
> one that got withdrawn due to gnome incompatibilities.
>
> > If this is not the case, could you please post complete instructions to
> > fix.
>
> Make sure you have openoffice.org - 1:3.0.0-6ubuntu0intrepid1
> than follow the instructions at post #49 in
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=993516&page=5
>
> Copy & paste follows:
>
> cd ~
> sudo -v
> [ ! -f /usr/bin/alien ] && sudo apt-get install alien
> wget
> ftp://194.94.120.8/pub/debian/pool/main/o/openoffice.org/openoffice.org-
> kde_3.0.0-5_i386.deb
> alien -t openoffice.org-kde_3.0.0-5_i386.deb
> ( cd / ; sudo tar xvfz ~/openoffice.org-kde-3.0.0.tgz \
> ./usr/lib/openoffice/basis3.0/program/kdebe1.uno.so \
> ./usr/lib/openoffice/basis3.0/program/libvclplug_kdeli.so )
>
>
> --
> lanzen
Now go figure...I updated from ppa at 19:25GMT on 13-Dec and with openoffice.org-
kde v 3.0.0-6ubuntu it seems to run OK without any additional fixes.

Bug squashed?
Paul



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