Open Office seg fault problem

Anthony Ewell aewell at
Sat May 22 03:11:13 CEST 2004

Anthony Ewell wrote:
> Hi All,
>     I am trying to get Open Office 1.1.1 installed on a
> Red Hat 9 server running XFce 4.0.3.
>     First, an editorial comment:  :-)

That was not suppose to be a smile!  :-[  My day is just going
from bad to ...  :-(

>     Okay, now that that is out of the way.  As root, if I
> run "./setup" from inside the temp directory I de-tarred
> the tar ball to, I get a graphic with an open box
> on it and an install progress bar runs all the way
> from left to right.  Then nothing -- it vanishes.
>     If I run "./install" from the same directory,
> a bunch of stuff gets copied to /usr/local/
> When I go to that directory and try to run any of the
> programs (spadmin, soffice, setup) I get "segmentation fault"
> and my very own, not so little, core dump (I feel so blessed!).
>     Does anyone have any clue what I am doing wrong?  I
> am not about to put gnome on a server!
>     Oh, and I had the same problem with 00 1.1.0.
> Many thanks,
> --Tony

I Fish.  Therefore, I am.

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