having trouble with OpenOffice

Roger Olofsson 240olofsson at telia.com
Sat Feb 7 12:11:06 PST 2009

af300wsm at gmail.com skrev:
> Hi,
> 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 this:
> [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 
> language.
> Never the less, how would this be fixed?
> Andy
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Hello Andy,

I seem to recall that this is a make option, like for instance:


I would suppose that sv in your case would be en.

Good Luck.


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