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Mac OSX 10.8 + LO v3.x and Java 7 support? [closed]

asked 2012-08-28 20:37:30 +0200

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updated 2015-08-25 19:57:38 +0200

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We will be making the transition to 10.8.x soon and would like to know what to expect in terms of running LibreOffice.

My understanding is that a clean install of Mountain Lion does not come with Java preinstalled and that we would need to manually install it.

Oracle has recently released its OS X version of Java 7, which they recommend over any Java 6.

I just want to confirm that LO will run properly on 10.8.x with the Oracle Java 7 JRE.

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answered 2012-09-17 07:05:16 +0200

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I use LibreOffice 3.6.1.2 with the latest Java 7 on Mac OS X 10.8.1 on hardware from 2008 and 2010.

I cannot confirm that LibreOffice "crashes real often".

However, I work mostly with Calc and once in a while also with Writer.

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answered 2012-09-16 11:49:18 +0200

Libre Office crashes real often, making it useless. Even after I upgraded to the newest version 3.6.1.2 and changed the security setting, it still didn't help. Upgrading my Java didn't help either. When I had Lion it worked fine but the upgrade to Mountain Lion was not good for the program. It's also to bad since it is the only program that I could find that would change my Word Perfect documents to Word or other more feasible word processing programs. right now LO will not run properly on 10.8x with Oracle Java 7 JRE.

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