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experience with OpenOffice

"Kalyan Vaidyanathan" <kalyan_v at> writes:

> Hi,
>   Does anybody have experience with OpenOffice and RedHat 7.2.  I tried to 
> install OpenOffice641c and it crashed minutes startup and the system came to 
> a grinding halt right after start.  I could never get it to work after that 
> and the installation "repair" mode was relatively useless.
>   Is it just less painful to buy StarOffice instead or am I just not using 
> the right stable build of OpenOffice?

I've got it running fine on Redhat 7.2. I installed it a while back; I 
fired it up to check the version. Looks like I'm running version 627.

As I recall, I didn't have to do anything special to install it; I just
followed the directions I found on the website.

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