Re: StarOffice and XPrinter
On Fri, 7 Nov 1997, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Nov 1997, Toth Laszlo wrote:
> > On Wed, 5 Nov 1997, Paul Miller wrote:
> > > you probably didn't run the installation.. or run the scripts it
> > > installs in the home directories (.sd.sh for bash and .sd.csh for
> > > csh)..
> > Thanks your quick answer. I'm lame, but something else is wrong too.
> i got staroffice installed ok this morning (i had to use 'dpkg -i
> --force-depends') and after a bit of stuffing around, now have it
> running. I even printed a document the first time i clicked on print,
> without any hassle at all (i already have lprng and magicfilter set up on
> all my systems).
> i wasn't able to run the setup program (it core dumps on my system -
> maybe because i'm running unstable/bo), but i did find a file called
> sd.sh in /usr/lib/Star-Office-3.1. I copied this to ~/.sd.sh and
> modified it to suit my system. here's what I've got:
> #! /bin/bash
> unset sd_inst sd_fonts sd_plat
> export PATH LD_LIBRARY_PATH XPPATH HELPPATH XENVIRONMENT SVFONTPATH SVHOME LANG
> here's a possible bug in your .sd.sh script:
> > sd_inst=/usr/local/StarOffice-31
Yes, Yes, Yes. |
A POINT :)))))) missing ----------------
My friend realized it.
> is that really the directory that you have staroffice installed in? For a
> while I had errors very similar to yours because my sd_inst variable was
> pointing to /usr/lib/StarOffice-31 instead of /usr/lib/StarOffice-3.1 . As
> soon as i noticed and fixed the typo, it started working.
> PS: my overall impression of StarOffice so far (after a few hours of
> playing with it) is that it seems pretty good. I personally don't have
> much need/use for word processors or spreadsheets or the "typical office
> apps" but this will be very useful for those who do. it's supposed to
> be able to import MS word docs - maybe now i'll be able to do something
> with .DOC files which clueless people keep on emailing to me no matter
> how many times i tell them "send me plain text only, i don't run MS
> software and have no intention of ever doing so".
> craig sanders
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