Solved

Launching Star Office as non-root user possible?

Posted on 2000-04-04
3
199 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-20
Hi experts,

I have a ratherstrange problem. Whenever I am logged in as "root" I can launch Star Office without any problems. However if I am logged in as an ordiunarx user, Start Office doesn't run. I even can't get an errormessage
in the xterm window. After hitting the <RETURN> key the cursor simply jumps to the beginning of the next line and that is all. Star Office unfortunately is not launched.

I am using the distribution SuSE 6.4, if that counts.

Can you please tell me how I can fix this problem?

With kind regards

Mathes
0
Comment
Question by:mathes
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
alien_life_form earned 50 total points
ID: 2684440
Greetings.

You need to install StarOffice in the multiuser (I think it's called 'network') mode. Than you have to run the setup for each individual account that will use the application - this copies some needed files in the home dir, etc.

Cheers,
   alf
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Barn_Owl
ID: 2685470
When StarOffice is installed for the network you may not be able to run it as root.

'./setup /net' as root from the Staroffice install Dir. will setup the multi user installation. Be sure to install it some where other than the in /root.

After you login as a normal user run teh ./setup from teh now install /office51/bin dir. and make sure to chose the workstation install else it will fully install a second copy of StarOffice.
0
 

Author Comment

by:mathes
ID: 2691182
Hi experts,

thank you for your help.

This is exactly what I was looking for.

With kind regards

Mathes
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In my business, I use the LTS (Long Term Support) versions of Linux. My workstations do real work, and so I rarely have the patience to deal with silly problems caused by an upgraded kernel that had experimental software on it to begin with from a r…
The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how we can use conditional statements using Python.
Learn how to navigate the file tree with the shell. Use pwd to print the current working directory: Use ls to list a directory's contents: Use cd to change to a new directory: Use wildcards instead of typing out long directory names: Use ../ to move…
This demo shows you how to set up the containerized NetScaler CPX with NetScaler Management and Analytics System in a non-routable Mesos/Marathon environment for use with Micro-Services applications.

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question