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Libreoffice for Older Puppies
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Robert123

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PostPosted: Fri 02 Sep 2016, 01:32    Post subject:  

@foxpup the libxcb patch in the first post contains libxcb.so.1 from Wary's /usr/X11R7/lib/libxcb.so.1.0.0 to unzip the .pet using this tool.
https://sourceforge.net/projects/anitaos/files/Anitaos/Important%20Tools%20for%20Anitaos/unpackager-dragNdrop-1-i486-slxr.pet/download

Then place it in opt so in other words /opt/loibreoffice5.0/program as well as Gcc patch and this should be enough to solve your problem. Had time to think about this and fiddled around a bit it should be your answer.

Also you can try this update which I have tried and works with wary.

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=806989

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PostPosted: Sat 03 Sep 2016, 17:25    Post subject:  

@Foxpup got off my lazy arse and found direct link to GCC from Carolina
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=85915&start=45

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?mode=attach&id=73959

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PostPosted: Mon 03 Oct 2016, 05:34    Post subject: libstdc++.so.6 ; glibc2.20 upgrade  

I tried LibreOffice 5.1.2. It asks for a newer version of libstdc++.so.6.
I took it from squeeze - a suggestion from watchdog in the thread in the quote just below - but that breaks my locales.
I am still puzzling.

I find it strange that the pet for LO 5.0.0 in the first post of this thread works and it has not a newer libstdc++ in it. Or am I wrong? Or did this requirement change from version 5.0 to 5.1?

Robert123 wrote:
Also you can try this update which I have tried and works with wary.

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=806989


This could be what I need to get newer glibc (and newer libstdc++) without breaking anything. I will try it and report.
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rufwoof

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PostPosted: Mon 03 Oct 2016, 06:11    Post subject:  

Try the Libre 3.3 version from this portable apps web page. https://sourceforge.net/projects/portable/files/

Old but stable/good IMO. And you can store it outside of puppy space so it doesn't load your savefile.
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PostPosted: Mon 03 Oct 2016, 09:39    Post subject:  

Hi rufwoof

Does it handle doc and docx well?
That is the main reason I want LO5. It is for a group project and the document is written by at least 5 people of which most use windows/msOffice.

Besides that, I like pushing the borders of Wary. It is perfect for my hardware, but not that perfect for modern software. That's a challenge.

Btw, I looked briefly at your underdog debian jessie thread. Kirk, what a bold voyage, again!!
I will have to read it again to understand. What a wonderfull forum this is! Thanks.
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PostPosted: Fri 04 Nov 2016, 03:43    Post subject: And OOo light  

And OOo light could not be an alternative, dear Robert 123 ?
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PostPosted: Fri 04 Nov 2016, 16:17    Post subject:  

Hello Pelo,

Yes have tried it several times - sad it is developed anymore.

[url]http:http://puppylinux.org/wikka/OooLight//puppylinux.org/wikka/OooLight[/url]

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PostPosted: Mon 13 Feb 2017, 06:01    Post subject: Re: libstdc++.so.6 ; glibc2.20 upgrade  

foxpup wrote:
I tried LibreOffice 5.1.2. It asks for a newer version of libstdc++.so.6.
I took it from squeeze - a suggestion from watchdog in the thread in the quote just below - but that breaks my locales.
I am still puzzling.

I find it strange that the pet for LO 5.0.0 in the first post of this thread works and it has not a newer libstdc++ in it. Or am I wrong? Or did this requirement change from version 5.0 to 5.1?

Robert123 wrote:
Also you can try this update which I have tried and works with wary.

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=806989


This could be what I need to get newer glibc (and newer libstdc++) without breaking anything. I will try it and report.


Here I am with a report, late but maybe it is usefull for someone.

I gave up on upgrading to newer libs. Something always breaks. In the deb package it is reported that it breaks the locales if you install these newer libs. Maybe it is not that important that the locales break, but I chose another way.

I found out about the change with libreoffice from 5.0 to 5.1 and it confirmed my suspicion: newer libs are required. So I stick with the latest 5.0, that is 5.0.6. The pet from this thread is quite good also.
No updates for libreoffice anymore.
To compensate I've installed Word from office 2000 under wine, with the FileFormatConverters. Like that I am able to read and write ms word files and send them to windows junkies without any issues about differences in layout etc. Wink
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