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Re: [SLE] StarOffice 5.2 setup freezes in SuSE 7.1
  • From: Stefano Papini <stefano.papini@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 07 May 2001 14:42:37 +0100
  • Message-id: <3AF6B45D.9A617002@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
hope not to generate any holy war, but if I were you I'd look at
I installed the precompiled binaries of 6.19 and the apps were already
much better than these provided by soffice 5.2.

Best regards from Italy,


Ernesto Marquina wrote:
> Hello,
> I just purchased the SuSE 7.1 professional, I selected on the setup to
> install the StarOffice 5.2, and eveyrthing worked fine during the
> installation of SuSE
> After my first boot on the system (KDE2) I saw the StarOffice icon on the
> desktop, I clicked on it and the installation screeen of StarOffice
> appeared, i click next on the button, then i click Next again, the screen
> freezes i cannot move the mouse, anything, sometimes after 1 minute of
> moving the mouse you can see the the pointer moves for a few seconds and
> then the screen continues to be freezed. I cannot run any other app, I
> cannot kill the application, I also can press the reset button of my
> computer :(, while its freezed i can see the the hard disk is not reading or
> writting anything.
> Does anybody know shy is that?, I've looked on the Support Database and in
> the list archives but theres nothing related to that (The list archive
> search gives me ZERO results using the StarOffice keyword...weird).
> My system is a Pentium III, 125MB RAM, SuSE 7.1, running KDE 2.1.2
> Thanks,
> Ernesto Marquina
> emarquina@xxxxxxxxx
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