Anyone have any luck installing openoffice?
d.hill at yournetplus.com
Tue Mar 18 15:00:12 PDT 2008
On Tue, 18 Mar 2008 at 15:03 -0600, colbyw at gmail.com confabulated:
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 2:53 PM, D Hill <d.hill at yournetplus.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, 18 Mar 2008 at 21:45 +0100, ante at Update.UU.SE confabulated:
>> > No I have tried to manually download the package for openoffice, which barfed
>> > since dependencies where not present.
>> > pkg_add -r didn't work since there was no package where it should have been
>> > on the site to download.
>> > I have tried to build from source as well and that fails since the source can
>> > not be found. (ports tree updated)
>> > How do I install it? I need it pretty bad right now.
>> > It was't this hard last time I tried.
>> Installed fine here under FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE from the ports tree:
>> without any errors. Of course I had to manually download the required Java
> I tried this shortly after 7.0 was released and the Java portion of
> building OpenOffice-2 from ports wanted an old tzupdater that Sun no
> longer provides. I have yet to update my ports tree so I don't know if
> that has been corrected yet or not; if not, where does one get the
> tzupdater 1.3.0_2007h (I think that's the version it asked for)?
The versions of files I was told to download are:
I recently rebuilt my workstation and installed full KDE. The Java files
were a requirement for one of the extras installed for KDE.
I then installed OpenOffice from the ports and it didn't once complain
This was all done with a current portsnap just before installing
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