I have kubuntu Natty installed and with to change from libreoffice to openoffice

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 13:55:17 UTC 2011

On 05/06/2011 14:41, Thomas Olsen wrote:
> On Sunday 05 June 2011 09:16:46 O. Sinclair wrote:
>> On 05/06/2011 04:34, Waleed Hamra wrote:
>>> On 06/03/2011 05:20 PM, Paul Stear wrote:
>>>> On Friday 03 Jun 2011 15:15:44 Hakan Koseoglu wrote:
>>>>> Paul,
>>>>> On 3 June 2011 15:09, Paul Stear<linux at appjaws.plus.com>   wrote:
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> How can I disable libreoffice and use openoffice?
>>>>>> I have tried using software management but to install openoffice it
>>>>>> installs libreoffice instead..
>>>>>> libreoffice will not save my complicated spreadshhets.
>>>>> Libreoffice is a rebadged OpenOffice and identical to functionality
>>>>> for the same release at the moment. It was forked a couple of months
>>>>> ago and kept in line with the source code released by Oracle. Oracle
>>>>> has just tried to abandon OpenOffice and dump it on Apache but it's
>>>>> not certain if Apache will pick it up or not.
>>>> Thanks for that, How do I resolve my problem of saving a spreadsheet?
>>>> When I try and save the program just crashes.
>>>> Paul
>>> does the file name include a space? does the full ath of the folder
>>> you're saving in, contain a space? if so, remove it, this is known to
>>> crash it. otherwise... a little more information is going to be needed
>>> to help you out here.
>> I also get problems with any document, spreadsheet etc if they contain
>> special characters with umlauts - I am from Sweden and we have åöä - if
>> any of those are in the filename I can not even open it without renaming
>> first
> That's embarrasing for LibreOffice. Kind of a 101 in file handling.
as far as I can remember I had the same with OpenOffice in 10.10 so I 
kind of suspect something to do with Kubuntu actually..

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