[lug] Star Office 5.2...

Glenn Murray gmurray at Mines.EDU
Mon Apr 22 15:18:09 MDT 2002

I have StarOffice 5.2 installed on the Linux partition, my vfat win2K
partition mounted with my regular uid (not root), and StarOffice is
unable to open files on the win2K partition.

Glenn Murray

On Mon, 22 Apr 2002, Mr Viggy wrote:

> Hey all,
> I just downloaded Star Office 5.2 from Sun's web page (as a .bin file).
>   I'm running Slackware 8.0, with a 2.4.18 kernel; and JRE 1.4.0.  I
> installed it (Star Office) as root onto my FAT32 partition (yeah, yeah;
> I want to use Linux all the time, but I occasionally use this machine, a
> laptop, for work stuff).
> I'm getting a "Cannot find setup.ins in /fat-d/office52/program" error
> when I try to run 'soffice'.  I did a search of Deja News, and found
> that most that have installed SOffice onto a FAT32 partition have th
> same error.  So far, the only solution I saw was to re-install Office
> onto an ext2 partition.  Since I have no room on mine, this is not
> really an option.
> Is there any other solution to get this darn thing to run from a FAT32
> partition?
> TIA,
> Viggy
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