Open Office problems
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 19 12:52:58 UTC 2008
Gilles Gravier wrote:
> Matthew Flaschen wrote:
>> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>> I went to Google and put in open office and there was a list of many
>>> places to d/l what I wanted. But it is all now been taken over by a
>>> company that takes Money from you and then lets you d/l O-O.
>> the correct site, is first in Google. It looks like you have adware on
>> your Windows machine that is redirecting your searches.
>> Matt Flaschen
> It could also be that his web browser isn't configured first for English
> pages... or that his Google is configured for a different country and
> attempts at presenting "local" results first. I regularly have something
> similar when I forget to tell Google that despite the fact that my
> connection is in France, I want ENGLISH results... Setting Google to
> English in the Google preferences (link at the bottom of Google.com's
> main page) places a cookie to that effect... and tends to make results
> more coherent with what the rest of us may see... :)
> But the chances that some adware has changed his default search engine
> aren't nil either. Karl, when you get the strange search results... is
> it from Google's page that you get them? Or from a different search engine?
Just checked and if I put in google "open office" I get strange
results. If I change to "openoffice.org" then it brings up the right list.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
PGP 4208 4D6E 595F 22B9 FF1C ECB6 4A3C 2C54 FE23 53A7
More information about the ubuntu-users