Wednesday, February 20, 2008

OpenOffice.org 2.3.1 and FreeBSD

So, it turns out that OpenOffice.org 2.3.1 on FreeBSD was behaving oddly (not opening documents) due to a missing environment variable. This seems like a bug to me that will be fixed sooner or later. Regardless, normal OpenOffice.org functionality may be returned by setting the following:

OOO_FORCE_DESKTOP=gnome

References:
lucky.freebsd.ports
freebsd-openoffice mailing list archive at nabble.com

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