More ooo/chroot problems
Sorry to have to add to the large number of entries on this subject.
I have pure64 running very smoothly on an Asus K8V-X motherboard with a 3400
processor. It has been acting as a cups print server for a usb printer for
the rest of my network.
A couple of days ago I felt the need to try to get openoffice going with the
chroot process described in the amd64 howto. All seems to be going quite
well; when I type oowriter in a shell, an oowriter window comes up, complete
with icons on the toolbars and a default frame. Unfortunately it doesn't
display any fonts in the frame or windows.
Should I have an XF86Config-4 in the chroot, to set font paths? My limited
understanding suggested that would be the job of X running outside the
chroot. I have downloaded and installed only the packages suggested in the
I suppose I could use rdesktop or nx to access openoffice on a 386 machine
running sarge a metre away, but it would be nice to be migrating to the AMD
64 machine for most of my desktop work.
I'm sure I should have given more information but I'm not sure what
Angus Mackenzie, currently suffering from aclueia