FreeOffice 2018 Doesn't Start in Linux Mint

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FreeOffice 2018 Doesn't Start in Linux Mint

Post by mhacthoun » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:49 pm

Good Day, Softmaker Team! I installed FreeOffice 2018 in Windows 10 and it worked just fine; however, I installed the Linux version in Linux Mint 19.1, it apparently installed fine, but it just doesn't start neither from clicking on menu icon nor from opening an office document from file manager. And it would not even install in KDE Neon, the installer was rejected by the system. ¿Any suggestion?n :? :?

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Re: FreeOffice 2018 Doesn't Start in Linux Mint

Post by miguel-c » Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:04 am

Hi, I was able to run SoftMaker Office on a Virtual Machine of a freshly installed version of Linux Mint 19.1
I went to FreeOffice.com and downloaded the 64bit .deb package and when the download finished I executed the installer to start the installation. At the end I went to the linux menu and searched for TextMaker and ran it with success.
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Re: FreeOffice 2018 Doesn't Start in Linux Mint

Post by martin-k » Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:05 am

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1. Mint: Run TextMaker with -debug: textmaker -debug

This creates the log file tmlog.txt in your home folder which protocols the launch process. Send this file to forum (at) softmaker.de referencing this thread.

2. KDE Neon: What error message does the system give you?
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