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  1. #1

    Red face Help in extracting and installing OpenOffice in Centos4

    Hello every one. I am pretty new to Openoffice. I just downloaded open office and I want to install it using documentation from this web page: but it doesn't work.

    I downloaded it to a directory called "openoffice" see below
    I "cd" into the directory and issued the following command:
    tar xvzpf OOo_2.0.3_LinuxIntel_install.tar.gz
    But I received the following error:
    tar: OOo_2.0.3_LinuxIntel_install.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
    tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
    tar: Child returned status 2
    tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
    Can some one help me to install the file please? I would really much appreciate the person's help.
    Thank you.

  2. #2
    Blackfooted Penguin daark.child's Avatar
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    West Yorks
    $tar zxvf OOo_2.0.3_LinuxIntel_install.tar.gz
    If that fails, its probably an indication that your package is corrupt and you may have to download it again. The latest OOo version is 2.1.x.

  3. #3
    I have installed the rpm files but openoffice can't start up. What shoud l do please?
    I tried typing Writer on the terminal but it couldn't start.
    [root@localhost ~]# cd desktop-integration
    bash: cd: desktop-integration: No such file or directory
    This didn't start up any thing
    rpm -Uvh
    What should I do please.

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  5. #4
    Done, I succeeded in installing openoffice in CentOS4.4.
    Thank you all for your contribution.

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