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From Ji Yan <yanji...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: how to install Apache OpenOffice 3.4 in headless server
Date Fri, 25 May 2012 08:52:08 GMT
Suppose you need to install GUI related package, that will let you use the
product.

2012/5/22 brian mullan <bmullan.mail@gmail.com>

> http://www.openoffice.org/download/other.html#notes
>
> The above lets you download an Ubuntu, Debian etc installation.
>
> However, at least for Ubuntu there seems to be a problem.
>
> I have a headless server.
>
> I've downloaded the Linux x86-64 DEB
> http://www.openoffice.org/download/other.html
>
> But that will only install onto a server with a Desktop unless I'm missing
> some information.
>
> Once downloaded I do the following:
>
> tar xvfz
> Apache_OpenOffice_incubating_3.4.0_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz
> which extracts everything to an ./en-US directory the en-US directory
> contains several dozen .DEB files
>
> dpkg -i  <all the .deb files>
>
> that will emit errors concerning gui/desktop requirements so it appeared to
> me that those can only be installed on a server with a desktop and NOT on a
> headless machine.
>
> Maybe I missed some documentation but I know you can start openoffice in
> headless mode once its installed BUT in this case how can you install it on
> a headless machine in the first place?
>



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Thanks & Best Regards, Yan Ji

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