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  1. #1
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    staroffice does not install

    Hi,
    when I try to install the latest version on ubuntu 9.10 I get this massage on the command prompt
    Select the directory in which to save the unpacked files. [/var/tmp/unpack_staroffice]
    /Documents
    File is being checked for errors ...
    Unpacking ...
    All files have been successfully unpacked.
    Checksumming...
    Extracting ...
    /Documents/setup: 484: rpm2cpio: not found
    cpio: premature end of archive
    find: `usr/java': No such file or directory
    basename: missing operand
    Try `basename --help' for more information.
    /dev/pts/0
    Error: Failed to extract the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) files. (exit code 7)
    root@tharindu-desktop:/home/tharindu#
    please please help

  2. #2
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    Re: staroffice does not install

    Why not use Open Office, which is a derivative of Star Office?
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  3. #3
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    Re: staroffice does not install

    While Open Office (OO) was based on Star Office (SO) originally, SO 6 and later are based on OO. SO 9 is based of a snapshot of OO 3.0.

    The point stands though LOL.

  4. #4
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    Re: staroffice does not install

    is there sth wrong with down loaded file?

  5. #5
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    Re: staroffice does not install

    Does anybody of you have a nice script to install Star Office 9 on Ubuntu 10.04?

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