December 01, 2009
Re-install Open Office on Ubuntu
For whatever reason, I could not open a dbf file with the Open Office Calc program. This is how I fixed it (not that I understand why this worked):
1. Started following this tutorial.
2. I was then getting a document recovery error so I install Java Runtime Environment following this tutorial. I also tried comment 1 out.
3. I still had a document recovery error so I tried this.
4. That still didn't do it so I tried this command:
$ sudo aptitude remove --purge openoffice.org
And for whatever reason, my new version of OpenOffice works and will open a dbf file. Unfortunately, that took up a lot of time.
Posted by kkwaiser at December 1, 2009 04:53 PM