peter at circlesquared.com
Wed Aug 11 03:19:01 PDT 2004
> Hi there,
> Will Open Offoice run on Free BSD?
Hi, yes there are several options in /usr/ports/editors
It's a huge compile, though, needs something like 3GB of hard drive and
takes a while. Installing as a package is another option.
You also, IIRC, have to jump through Sun's java licensing hoops while
installing. This involves (if you use the port - I've never installed as
a package) waiting for the make install to fail with a message, going to
Sun's website following instructions in that message, agreeing to their
license, downloading a file to /usr/ports/distfiles and then repeating
the process until complete: there are three or four files to download
As was recently observed on this list, be very careful to get the right
file from Sun. There are several available at every stage and they have
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