Re: Has anyone seen this? Openoffice 2.4.1 disappears after its splash screen
.. oh: specifically, it was the ootrace method that turned up
the issue. Didn't check xsession errors.
On Sun, 13 Jul 2008 14:30:23 -0400
AJ Milne <email@example.com> wrote:
> Confirming: that was it; was choking on a specific type 1 font.
> Not sure why, but for now, I'm leaving it out of the active
> fonts; might look into it more a bit later.
> On Sun, 13 Jul 2008 20:03:25 +0200
> Florian Kulzer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > [ Please try to wrap your lines at 72-80 characters. ]
> > On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 10:47:40 -0400, AJ Milne wrote:
> > > ... no errors in the console if I run it from there instead.
> > >
> > > Particulars: I'm running lenny, x86_64 binaries, the 2.6.24 kernel,
> > > and KDE. I tried installing the KDE integration package, uninstalling
> > > the whole thing, reinstalling (twice), got the same symptoms. Running
> > > from the KDE launcher or the console, I get the same thing. Running
> > > calc or writer, same thing. Splash screen appears, progress bar zips
> > > to full, then nothing. Tried removing the user settings after
> > > reinstall (~/.openoffice.org2), same thing.
> > >
> > > Apologies if this has been covered somewhere; I searched, didn't see it.
> > >
> > > Helpful information even if you *haven't* seen this: does OpenOffice
> > > log its errors somewhere? I haven't been able to find them. The only
> > > logging in /var/log/* appears to be from
> > > installs/uninstalls/reinstalls.
> > You can have a look at ~/.xsession-errors, but I am not too optimistic
> > about this since you do not even get any error message when you start
> > the program directly from the command line.
> > It may help to use strace on the program like this:
> > strace -f -o oo-strace.txt ooffice
> > This will log all system calls in the file oo-strace.txt. The strace
> > file will be too long to be posted here, but maybe you can upload it
> > somewhere so that we can have a look. If that is not possible then you
> > can post the just end of the file, the last 50 lines or something like
> > that. (run "tail -n50 oo-strace.txt")
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