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Re: Openoffice.org

>>>>> On Thu, 23 Oct 2003 13:27:13 -0700, Richard Harke <rharke@earthlink.net> said:

  Richard> I'm going to give a talk/show-and-tell about Itanium to my
  Richard> local linux users group and thought that I could use the
  Richard> presentation capabilities in openoffice.org. I looked
  Richard> through this list's archives and learned about
  Richard> /emul/ia32-linux. between that and the lack of any port
  Richard> info on the openoffice.org web site I guess that it only is
  Richard> available in compatibility mode. This is actually ok as I
  Richard> can then talk about compatibility mode which is a big issue
  Richard> for some people.

  Richard> However the question is: How to install?  I have the
  Richard> distribution binary for ia32-linux with its install script.
  Richard> I'm guessing I could do: chroot /emul/ia32-linux ./install

  Richard> then maybe have to make (a few) symlinks

  Richard> Does this make sense?

There is no need to install it in /emul/ia32-linux.  You can install
it pretty much wherever you want (e.g., I installed it in ~/OpenOffice.org1.1).
To get the nice anti-aliased fonts, I usually have to explicitly invoke
spadmin and register the TrueType fonts.


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