having trouble with OpenOffice

af300wsm at gmail.com af300wsm at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 20:42:46 PST 2009


Tonight I finally took the bull by the horns and got OpenOffice installed.  
However, I'm not having a problem that I haven't found an answer to yet but  
seems to be related to the X server (from searches on the net). So, I do  

[andy at sniper /usr/home/andy]$ /usr/local/bin/openoffice.org-2.4.2-scalc
I18N: Operating system doesn't support locale "en_US"
The application cannot be started.
The component manager is not available.
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

As you can tell, OpenOffice failed because my OS doesn't support  
locale "en_US." Huh!?! I'm using the English version. In fact, the only way  
to consider me as being bilingual is something of a matter of mental  
gymnastics because English is spoken in England and to me, England is a  
foreign country. Thus, I'm bilingual, or at the least, I speak a foreign  

Never the less, how would this be fixed?


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