OpenOffice.org2.0 database application

Teófilo Ruiz Suárez teo at
Wed Feb 23 05:13:20 CST 2005

On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 11:58:36AM +0100, Miguel Angel Zarza wrote:
> >Well before OOo2 was in ubuntus repositories I built it myself by
> >converting the RPMs from the site. They installed fine(ish) and
> >OpenOffice.Org Base was there as a standalone launcher. I think that
> >Celso migh be right in that it is not there as it uses Java. If you
> >lauch it yourself from Writer - I imageine it will work if you have
> >installed java yourself and fail if you have not. who packages OOo2?
> >The database app really needs to work for the final version as it will
> >be one of the major highlight features of OOo2, people will see that
> >it doesnt work in ubuntu and simply go elsewhere.... that said - I
> >understand the limitations as to the licencing of java.. tricky one
> It works, at least, if you have java installed it works.
> I know because i tried it yesterday, and i played a little with OOBase 
> (very unstable and incomplete).

That's right, it's already installed but not as a different package. It works
but I think that it's not working at its best.

Anyway, I've got Java installed but in the Options Menu, I can't set up a Java JRE
environment. Did you have more luck with OOo and Java here?

Hm, I wonder if this is getting a bit Off-Topic...
teo -
"Res publica non dominetur"
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