Openoffice won't work

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Openoffice won't work

Postby 22tara22 » Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:03

whenever I try to open openoffice or open a text document with this program, the loading box briefly appears before disappearing. Any advice?
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Re: Openoffice won't work

Postby DHalens » Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:51

Please open a console, run oowriter and copy here the output.
Also, tell us what sabayon version you have and if you are fully updated.
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Re: Openoffice won't work

Postby dummyhead3 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 4:15

22tara22 wrote:whenever I try to open openoffice or open a text document with this program, the loading box briefly appears before disappearing. Any advice?

I'm pretty sure this is a Java-related problem.

Type this in the command line:
Code: Select all
java-config


Now look at the versions of java that you have, You need an entry with JRE in it. Just enter the corresponding number to select it.
If there is no entry you will neet to install java via the package manager.
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