Start in CentOS

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Start in CentOS

Postby fachhoch » Tue Nov 29, 2011 5:29 pm

I am trying to start openoffice3 in centos , failing with this error

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[root@ACFAS11 ~]# /usr/lib64/openoffice.org3/program/soffice
/usr/lib64/openoffice.org3/program/soffice.bin X11 error: Can't open display:
   Set DISPLAY environment variable, use -display option
   or check permissions of your X-Server
   (See "man X" resp. "man xhost" for details)

please help me resolve this.
windows xp open office 2.4
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Re: Start in CentOS

Postby RPG » Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:13 pm


What version do you use? You say 2.4 and also 3.4!

I think you have not a active window server. For openSUSE i have to do: int 5 to get an activ window server.
I think it is not a question of OOo but of your OS.

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