OOo 3.0 from PPA: cannot start Writer

NoOp glgxg at
Sun Jan 25 20:47:13 UTC 2009

On 01/25/2009 04:15 AM, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> I have just upgraded Open Office from 2.4 to 3.0 using the
> openoffice-pkgs PPA. However, I cannot open writer with the command
> "openoffice -writer". The splash screen appears briefly then
> disappears, but Writer does not appear. I must kill the proccesss (^C)
> to get my terminal back. The command "openoffice" does in fact
> successfully open the generic OOo window.

Works for me. Hardy 8.04.2 - Gnome.

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