OpenOffice install

Pete C bsdneo at
Mon Jun 5 08:51:07 PDT 2006

> Pete C <bsdneo at> writes:
>> Trying to setup openoffice 1.1.5 on a FBSD6.1 box (pkg was added
>> during install) and just wondering about where to install what . . .
>> there a multiple accounts on the one machine that need access . . . do
>> I do a "Local Install" as root (to /usr/local/bin ??? (pls
>> confirm/suggest alt)) and then a "Workstation Install" as each user to
>> their home dir ? ? ?

> Quoting Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at>:
> On OpenOffice 2, I just do a default install and the program takes
> care of the user install on its own.  Back in the old days with
> version 1, I think I remember doing what you're describing, but my
> memory isn't exactly reliable.  I think the user install just runs
> OO's "setup" program anyway.


found TFM ( at, pretty much agrees with what you said and I was  
thinking . . . I've got some reading to do :)

Pete C

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