Subject: Re: Successful install of OpenOffice 1.1 release for linux
To: Martin Schmitz <>
From: Michael Rauch <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/15/2003 18:28:42

On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 05:20:44PM +0200, Martin Schmitz wrote:
> Hm, is there a trick or something special to recognize? I have tried
> both versions (the one from pkgsrc an the new one) either on 1.6.1 and
> -current and they don't startup.
> The installation seems to work, but if I try to start, 'setup.bin'
> hangs. /proc is mounted (I tried /proc and /emul/linux/proc - no
> difference).

there's no trick I'm aware of, and I've installed both -current and
1.6.1 on blank new harddisks 2 weeks ago and got the openoffice-linux
package running out of the box.

What are the exact steps you are performing?
How does it hang? Eating 100% CPU or sitting idle somewhere?
Do you have any special DISPLAY settings?