What version of Open Office is in Fedora

Darragh lists at digitaldarragh.com
Mon Jan 5 17:40:04 EST 2004

should the downloaded version work in fedora?

I'm downloading it now.

      Why do we spend more time troubleshooting our systems than actually
using them?
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From: "Jacob Schmude" <jschmude at adelphia.net>
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Sent: Monday, January 05, 2004 10:36 PM
Subject: Re: What version of Open Office is in Fedora

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> Hi
> It's version 1.1, but Fedora left out all the java access bridge stuff.
Even if you install the gnome java bridge, you're not gonna get a response
from the
> openoffice distributed with fedora. I believe this was probably done due
to the lack of sun's JRE in fedora, which makes sense from a technical and
> standpoint: why include something that depends on non-included software?
Blind users not having access, I think, was just an unfortunate side effect.
You will
> need to download openoffice.org from the website and install it yourself.
> I do wonder why fedora didn't get permission from SUN to distribute their
j2sdk or JRE, so far slackware is the only distro I know of to include it...
and if anyone
> has managed to get the openoffice in fedora to work with gnopernicus,
please let us in on the secret.
> On Mon, 5 Jan 2004 22:03:45 -0000, Darragh wrote:
> >Hello,
> >I'm not getting any response from Gnopernicus in Open office, any one
> >what version is used?
> >I'd be also interested in any alterations you know of to make it more
> >accessible.
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