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Re: [SLE] SuSE Star Office dist question
  • From: Forrest Halford <halfordf@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2002 05:31:19 -0600
  • Message-id: <nl33iukhuk6h10garkugu9urqrqdliuper@xxxxxxx>
Thank you that makes it clear.....

Regards
Forrest

On Tue, 2 Jul 2002 12:22:40 +0100 (BST), a large badger frolicked about on your keyboard, and out
came:

> --- Forrest Halford <halfordf@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >3/ NO Adabas database ( or at least I have not found it on
>> >the disk <g> )
>>
>> If this is true they are going to hear me screaming all the way in
>> Germany!!!!
>> What is that about!!???
>>
>> Suse people: is this true!!!!???
>>
>> Forrest
>>
>
>adabas IS included, read on:
>
>You receive a CD, a CD and only a CD. A CD. Is it clear?
>
>Instructions are printed on the CD label:
>put cd in, run Patch CD module (from Yast2 modules|Software).
>Then something very similar with YOU will appear, select so_base, and
>so_en packages, and that's it!
>
>after that, I looked on my disk and adabas (Personal Edition, single
>user, 3 concurent connections) was installed on the hardisk in
>/opt/adabas in addition to /opt/StarOffice
>
>So you don't do anything special to install it as it's included in so*
>packages.
>
>Suse PRO-OFFICE == 1 CD only (no book, no support, nothing else, just
>the CD)
>
>Funny, I don't feel bad for buying it, cause now I upgraded my Windows
>OpenOffice with (fonts, templates, samples, galery) from my SuSE
>StarOffice, so now it's like I also have StarOffice for Linux AND
>Windows :)
>
>Of course, the package for Sun contains: books, all 3 versions
>(Solaris, Linux, Windows), support, that's why it's more expensive.
>
>You have the choice: buy from SuSE, buy from Sun. You pay less, you
>receive less. Still, it would have been nice for SuSE to inform us what
>we buy, to avoid disappointment (have a lot of fun, eh?).
>
>Support your Linux distribution!
>
>Cheers, Dan.
>
>
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>
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>
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