Openoffice 2.0

Charles Yao yaocharlesc at
Mon Oct 24 09:51:27 UTC 2005

On 10/24/05, David <david at> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 24, 2005 at 04:32:18PM +0800, Charles Yao wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Ive been having problems with openoffice 2.0. It keeps telling me that
> there
> > is an error everytime i launch it. I have uninstalled and reinstalled it
> 3x
> > and its still the same.
> > I just recently uninstalled openoffice 2.0 beta. I dont know if that has
> an
> > effect on the installation. The beta files are still in my hard disk. I
> have
> > been trying to get rid of it but it will not allow me to delete.
> >
> > Charles
> I think apt-get on the command line has a --purge option. From my
> recollection, this removes lots of subsidiary or non-empty files and
> directories normally left behind by deleting packages. Don't take my word
> for it though. I would hate to be the cause of you doing something bad :-)
> Hopefully somebody else will know what they are talking about !
> You can also use the --simulate option to figure out what apt-get is
> doing. This is a good option because it actually does nothing but tell
> you what it would have done had it done something.
> I'm not sure if all these options are available in synaptic because I'm
> a CLI junkie.
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hi David,

I tried it but it doesnt work. I'm really having a hard time understanding
what is causing it to fail.


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