OpenOffice update problem

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Wed Feb 24 19:16:00 UTC 2010

Peter Hillier-Brook wrote:
> Hallo Jim,
> On 24/02/2010 16:20, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>> Running Ubuntu 9.1 and the OO 3.1 that came with it. Update manager just
>> popped up with an update to OO.  It downloaded and started to install
>> then stopped with a message that OO was running and must be shutdown to
>> proceed. I didn't have OO running and looking at it's options
>> Quickstarter is not checked.  Looking at running processes with the
>> System Monitor I don't see any reference to OO or Quickstarter.
>> It refuses to complete the update and says I have a broken package.  I
>> used the Snynaptic Package Manager to fix the broken package but still
>> can't finish the update because it thinks OO is running. What do I need
>> to do to fix this?
> As the version of OO.o supplied with Ubuntu is the Novell fork, go.oo,
> it may be worth checking running processes for that variant. It's just a
> guess, but that's where I would start if I used that version. Personally
> I prefer the "vanilla" version from
> Peter HB

I found in System Monitor I was looking at "my processes". I changed 
that to all processes and found, soffice and 
soffice.bin.  I selected them and tried to kill them but they still seem 
to be running according to system monitor and update manager says they 
are still running and will not update OO.

Regards,  Jim

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