sarangan.thuraisingham at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 12:36:49 UTC 2005
Charles Yao wrote:
> On 10/24/05, *Charles Yao* <yaocharlesc at gmail.com
> <mailto:yaocharlesc at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On 10/24/05, *David* < david at kenpro.com.au
> <mailto:david at kenpro.com.au>> 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.
> 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.
> Just to add to what i already posted. I dont know whats causing OOo2 to
> crash but its permanently stuck at document recovery and it just keeps
> ding that everytime i start it. I have deleted and reinstalled all OOo2
> components but it still happens
Why don't you try removing/renaming the ~/.openoffice directory. As this
has all the settings for openoffice, including info about documents that
were open when there was crash. I am not entirely sure as I am still
using hoary and OOo1.1.3. Its worth a try though.
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