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From Gene Young <>
Subject Re: Portable LibreOffice Conflict with OpenOffice
Date Thu, 27 Oct 2011 17:24:52 GMT
On 10/27/2011 12:03 PM, Harold Fuchs wrote:
> "Gene Young" <> wrote in message
>> On 10/27/2011 6:07 AM, TJ Frazier wrote:
>>> On 10/27/2011 04:23, Harold Fuchs wrote:
>>>> I installed the new portable LO
>>>> ( on a USB
>>>> stick. When I try to run it, it complains that there is another copy
>>>> running. It seems that this is because OpenOffice's (non-portable)
>>> But, basically, this is an LO problem. Tell them about it.
>> Try this with FireFox or Thunderbird and you will get the same result.
>> In fact I have not found any portable app that allows a second
>> instance of the program to run if the installed version is running.
>> There may be some that do but I believe if the program will not allow
>> two instances of the same program to run at the same time, regardless
>> of installed or portable, then it will not run one from each.
>> --
>> Gene Young
> I'm not complaining about two copies of the same program - Firefox or
> Thunderbird in your example. I'm saying LO won't run while OOo is
> running. These are *not* [supposed to be] the same program.

But they are, at the core, the same program.  I can not run installed 
versions of LO & OO at the same time.  Remember, LO is a fork of OO and 
as such the core is the same.

Gene Young

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