[Solved] OpenOffice won't open on Ubuntu 12.10

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[Solved] OpenOffice won't open on Ubuntu 12.10

Postby dchester » Thu Dec 27, 2012 4:01 pm

I've removed libreoffice in ubuntu and installed openoffice using the repository and now it refuses to open. The error I get when I load it in the terminal looks like:
/opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice: 84: /opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice: /opt/openoffice.org3/program/../basis-link/program/pagein: not found /opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice: 1: /opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice: /opt/openoffice.org3/program/../basis-link/ure-link/bin/javaldx: not found /opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice: 120: /opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice: /opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice.bin: not found


So whats gone wrong?
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Re: Openoffice won't open on ubuntu 12.10

Postby Hagar Delest » Thu Dec 27, 2012 4:15 pm

HI and welcome to the forum!

Better install with the packages from the official web site: [Ubuntu] Installing OOo on Debian and Co.

Please add '[Solved]' at the beginning of your first post title (edit button) if your issue has been fixed.
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Re: OpenOffice won't open on Ubuntu 12.10

Postby RoryOF » Thu Dec 27, 2012 5:13 pm

I agree with Hagar: download from www.openoffice.org/download and install using the tutorial he references. I have found that any installation difficulties on Ubuntu (up to 12.04, 12.10 untested) are easiest solved by using Synaptic to remove libreoffice-core before installoing according to the tutorial.
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