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From "Harold Fuchs" <>
Subject Re: Portable LibreOffice Conflict with OpenOffice
Date Thu, 27 Oct 2011 16:03:56 GMT

"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.

Harold Fuchs
London, England 

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