Re: downloading StarOffice

Subject: Re: downloading StarOffice
From: Hollis R Blanchard (
Date: Wed Feb 21 2001 - 10:22:36 MST

On Wed, 21 Feb 2001, Donn wrote:

> Hollis R Blanchard wrote:
> >
> > The source takes 12 hours to build on a 400 MHz G3 with 256 MB RAM. I would
> > recommend using the binaries.
> This may be a silly thing to ask, but having downloaded the binaries (as
> one large file 97 Mb) from Sun and loaded them into the root directory
> via unzip, I now have all of the separate files sitting there. When I
> click on the one called "setup", it tells me that it can't run it, but
> with no real reason attached.

Run 'file' on it - you probably downloaded the x86 binaries. Those won't run;
you need the PPC build (from the URL you snipped -


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