Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Thu May 7 08:49:06 UTC 2009

On Thu, 07 May 2009 10:16:45 +0200, kenneth hatteland <kenneth.hatteland at kleppnett.no> wrote:
> I am having serious problems getting my freebsd machines with  abiword 
> installed to open .doc files. Text becomes totally garbled and 
> unreadable.

Maybe this is due to a defective .DOC file (quick save disaster,
memory dump); possible that Abiword isn't as fault tolerant as

> [...] linux machines opens  such documents ok.

In Abiword as well? Same version?

> OpenOffice would be an alternative, but I only have 4gb left of /usr so 
> it won` t build.

Better install from a package via the pkg_add command.

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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