Re: openoffice installation
I had the same problem, http://bugs.debian.org/269497, but was able to
get around it by following the instructions in
On Sun, 2004-10-17 at 20:14 -0400, Christopher Browne wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Oct 2004 19:25:53 +0200, Michael Bienia
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On 2004-10-16 22:04:16 -0400, Christopher Browne wrote:
> > > None of this seems to result in installing openoffice.org...
> > >
> > > Is there some extra site to point to in /etc/apt/sources.list?
> > Yes, you need the openoffice.org repository on debian-amd64.a.d.o to get
> > the mentioned packages. Add the following line to your sources.list:
> > deb http://debian-amd64.alioth.debian.org/openoffice.org/ ./
> That gets it installed, but it doesn't work yet.
> cbbrowne@knuth:~> ooffice
> Sunday 20:05:31
> OpenOffice.org for Debian - see /usr/share/doc/openoffice.org/README.Debian.gz
> running openoffice.org setup...
> /usr/lib/openoffice/program/setup.bin: error while loading shared
> libraries: libz.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or
> setup failed (code 0).. abort
> ---- Please read /usr/share/doc/openoffice.org/README.Debian.gz for
> known problems -----
> Nothing relevant seems to appear in the README.Debian file. When I
> run ldd on the setup program, I get an interesting set of missing
> cbbrowne@knuth:~> ldd /usr/lib/openoffice/program/setup.bin
> Sunday 20:05:16
> linux-gate.so.1 => (0x00000000)
> libsb645li.so => not found
> libsvt645li.so => not found
> libvcl645li.so => not found
> ... and numerous others ...
> Adding /usr/lib/openoffice/program to /etc/ld.so.conf fixes lots of
> this, but still leaves it unable to find libz.so.1, which I know is
> available is /usr/lib/libz.so.1.2.2...
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> absolutely no good." -- Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784)