LibreOffice on Solaris 11
Update: This is a historic atricle -> LibreOffice package is upgraded to version 5.x
LibreOffice 4 is now available for Solaris 11
- Have Solaris 11.3 installed or upgrade to it, then do "pfexec pkg install -v libreoffice4-desktop-int" and wait a moment until you get the Gnome menu entries for "LO".
- OTN Users of S11.2 GA (no extra SRU!) need to wait or better upgrade to S11.3 - you *really* want to upgrade (think openssl!)
- SPARC users unfortunatly wait a lot longer, as I have no suitable SPARC LDOM / NGZ in sight. Donate one?
[solved - run pkg update -v -g 'http://sfe.opencsw.org/localhosts11' ]
- gnome-terminal / libvte unfortunalty searches in /usr/gnu/lib for libcairo, that finds *our* updated libcairo and this makes gnome-terminal core-dump (see comments for one type of a temp workaround). Interim solution would be to run it with
To configure the necessary IPS publisher, go to "Quicklinks to repositories" in the top right corner of the page. Then use "pfexec pkg install libreoffice4.
Currently this set of LibreOffice4 packages is compiled and uploaded for Solaris 11.3
, Solaris 11.2 should follow soon. Please drop me a note/comment, if you are waiting on a 11.1 or 11.2 version!
Any questions, comments or any other warm words for the team (!) - please register a user, approve the link in the email and then comment on this blog.
Or just blog yourself and tweet about it! The team who was working to get this nice LO package available likes you to talk about LibreOffice on Solaris!