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From BRM <bm_witn...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: linux remarks in: Someone is hell bent on seeing AOO go away
Date Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:00:02 GMT
From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@gci.net>

To: users@openoffice.apache.org 
Sent: Monday, September 23, 2013 7:32 PM
Subject: Re: linux remarks in: Someone is hell bent on seeing AOO go away
> On Monday 23 September 2013 14:28:52 you wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 1:02 PM, BRM <bm_witness@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > From: Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>
> > > To: "users@openoffice.apache.org" <users@openoffice.apache.org>
> > > Sent: Friday, September 20, 2013 6:49 PM
> > > Subject: linux remarks in: Someone is hell bent on seeing AOO go
> > > away
> > >
> > > > I was cruising through the users list yesterday and came across
> > > > this
> > >
> > > message.
> > >
> > > > http://markmail.org/message/tl2jof3b5inpnedj
> > > > I, too am a Linux/KDE users of 11 years, but I'm not sure what
> > > > you mean
> > >
> > > by
> > >
> > > > this comment --
> > > > "I use KDE; AOO only provides integration for GNOME. "
> > > > Could you elaborate?
> > > > What AOO desktop-integration bits do you install?
> > >
> > > As the OP on the comment...
> > >
> > > I installed AOO from the unofficial Debian Ports tree hosted on
> > > SF.net[1].
> > >
> > > There is a package in there called
> > > "openoffice-gnome-integration"[1], which is provided by AOO; there
> > > is no package "openoffice-kde-integration" - which is what my
> > > comment was about.
> > > So I have no mime-type integration aside from what I do manually;
> > > nor do I have it on any menus in KDE4, so I have to run it via
> > > KRunner and an explicit path to the soffice binaries[3].
> > >
> > > Now, if openoffice-gnome-integration will do the above without
> > > requiring GNOME to be installed, great - I haven't tried it as the
> > > name suggests requiring GNOME which I don't have installed (Kubuntu
> > > user).
> > >
> > >
> > > If I'm missing something, then please point me in the right
> > > direction.
> >
> > I can certainly do that. Several of "us" using KDE have found that if
> > you install the freedesktop-menus... from the desktop-integration
> 
> 
> +1 the package is "openoffice-debian-menus", which is the Openoffice 
> desktop integration. This is on a Debian Wheezy system using the SF.net  
> repos, but using KDE 3, it works on multiple DE's though, just will not 
> test Gnome & KDE4


Great. Installed it, but it doesn't work with KDE4.
Hopefully the one for 4.0.1 for the freedesktop menu integration will.

Ben


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