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Re: Openoffice.org

On Thursday 23 October 2003 02:07 pm, David Mosberger wrote:
> >>>>> 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.
> 	--david
Thanks much.  I put it in /opt as suggested by OO.o and it works
just fine. No symlinks required.


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