I need to run LO (188.8.131.52) on a Macbook Air (OSX 10.9.3) to use a database application. When I first installed LO (after installing Oracle JRE 7), I got a prompt saying that Apple wants to install Java 6, which I declined since JRE 7 is installed already. I see this prompt pops up each time I try to open die database, but it’s behind the LO window.
The database connects to MySQL so I need a MySQL connector. The native connector is not available for Mac so I need to use a JDBC connector. However, LO crashes before I can select that.
When I go the “Advanced” option in LO, I have Oracle JRE 7 listed as my Java Runtime Environment.
I had initially installed JRE 7 with Java 6, but it OSX and LO refused to “see” JRE 7, so after hacking around I eventually restored OSX and then Java 6 was not installed. JRE 7 installed without a problem and then LO too. Now I just need to cnnect to MySQL from Base… :-o something Ubuntu does without skipping a beat…