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Thread: OpenOffice startup strange (OpenSuse 11.1 64 bit)

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    Default OpenOffice startup strange (OpenSuse 11.1 64 bit)

    Hi,

    I run OpenOffice 3.1 (build 9319) which is quite shakey (on the average daily one crash) but ok to handle. What I find strange is this: When I start it up, it shows the splash screen, and then nothing. Also nothing in the window bar (application manager?). Only when I start it a second time, it will show an empty document, but then instantly. Is this menat to be? If so, is there any way to change this?
    I tried to call it up with a document name as argument, but that caused a crash.

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    gatsby NNTP User

    Default Re: OpenOffice startup strange (OpenSuse 11.1 64 bit)

    I've seen this too.

    In my case the fix is to check for the existence of lock files in $HOME/.qt .

    e.g. $HOME/.qt/.qt_plugins_3.3rc.lock

    I wish that programs/libraries that tested for lock files would be a little more verbose about it by default.

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    Default Re: OpenOffice startup strange (OpenSuse 11.1 64 bit)

    Sorry for the very late reply. There were indeed lock files in that place, but removing them didn't change a thing.

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