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Are there plans for a Solaris version of LibreOffice? [closed]

asked 2012-03-21 15:47:10 +0200

OpenOffice.org still offers a Solaris version. Are there any plans to produce this for LibreOffice?

Either way, why?

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
close date 2015-11-12 14:50:30.466841


Both LibreOffice and are available on Solaris 11.x (x64) from http://sfe.opencsw.org/ First you have to setup a repository and then install LibreOffice. Please follow these link to get more information how to register the repository


When the repo is ready just install LibroOffice:
pkg set-publisher -G '*' -g http://sfe.opencsw.org/localhosts11 localhosts11
pkg install -v libreoffice52 libreoffice52-desktop-int
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answered 2012-03-22 00:09:12 +0200

Currently the core developers are not working on a Solaris version but there are some developers from OpenIndiana (a Solaris fork) that are trying to get Libreoffice build with gcc.

During OOo times the Solaris port has been compiled with SunStudio which I assume we will no longer support and therefore it needs some time to get it working again.

I think it might resolve similar to the BSD version which is directly distributed by the BSD community.

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answered 2012-03-21 16:00:09 +0200

updated 2012-03-21 16:00:50 +0200

Well, to be honest, I am not a developer, but AFAIK the sourcecode can be compiled, but I think no official Solaris versions are planned...

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answered 2013-10-28 13:20:41 +0200

I understand that a project is running.Although older versions run on wine they are less stable. XStreamOS has compiled the latest version of Libraoffice on their distribution using the illuminos kernel (opensolaris).

A new version of xStreamOS is due out very shortly.


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answered 2012-04-10 11:06:36 +0200

http://www.libreoffice.org/welcome/readme/ There you go. Seems to be there. I don't Use Solaris, so don't know about the features.

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