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  1. #1
    lotus98 NNTP User

    Default openoffice stopped working ...


    I had been using opensuse 11.0 (64 bit, kde) and openoffice was working
    fine for me for a while. Then one day it stopped working. I updated to
    opensuse 11.1, hoping the update would solve my openoffice problem. But
    it does not. When I issued the command soffice from a Konsole, the
    splash screen appeared for a few second, then disappeared, no Xterm
    window was opened by soffice, and no error messages. I tried to do the
    same thing as another user and as root, same results. I would
    appreciate your help!!


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    STS301 NNTP User

    Default Re: openoffice stopped working ...


    try to delete OO and install it new


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    Default Re: openoffice stopped working ...

    lotus98 wrote:

    >
    > I had been using opensuse 11.0 (64 bit, kde) and openoffice was working
    > fine for me for a while. Then one day it stopped working. I updated to
    > opensuse 11.1, hoping the update would solve my openoffice problem. But
    > it does not. When I issued the command soffice from a Konsole, the
    > splash screen appeared for a few second, then disappeared, no Xterm
    > window was opened by soffice, and no error messages. I tried to do the
    > same thing as another user and as root, same results. I would
    > appreciate your help!!
    >
    >


    I had a similar problem and was advised to rename the .ooo3 - to .ooo3_OLD
    say - and try starting Open Office again. It worked for me but I've
    recently realised I've lost my personal details and had to re-enter them.
    Don't know if that's related.

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  4. #4
    lotus98 NNTP User

    Default Re: openoffice stopped working ...


    Thanks for the response.

    I renamed .ooo3 in my home directory. It still didn't work.

    I deleted openoffice with Yast2, installed the stable version (32 bit)
    from 'OpenOffice.org - The Free and Open Productivity Suite'
    (http://www.openoffice.org). That works !!


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