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Subject: [aclug-L] WinLinux 2000 Fw: 'Gallery could not be installed' Problem
From: David Carmichael <dec2955@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 1999 19:49:26 -0600
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The following has fixed a number of WinLinux + StarOFFICE installs.
While I have not had time to check it out I thought that I would forward it

Now if only I could upgrade the SlackWare version of Linux to a RedHat
version with out needing to partition my harddrive...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Blackmoor" <rob@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "David Carmichael" <dec2955@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, November 18, 1999 3:41 PM
Subject: Re: 'Gallery could not be installed' Problem

> David,
> Sorry, I  should have clarified which group the postings were to.
> They were to:
> news://
> I have enclosed a copy of the message below:
> David Carmichael wrote:
> > I have now tried to install 'StarOffice 5.1' from the SUN CD-ROM onto
> this
> > same system and get the following error:
> > 'Gallery could not be installed'
> I have now managed to fix this problem on my system.
> The solution was to download and install a fresh 'jpeglib' library. I
> compiled
> and installed this as a shared library, de-installed and re-installed
> StarOffice, and it now works.
> I came to the conclusion that this was the problem after trying to compile
> some
> other applications, that detected the presence of the jpeglib library, but
> failed to compile. I figured that the "Gallery" would need to handle
> jpegs, and
> this might be responsible.
> I found the required library on one of the archives called
> "jpegsrc.v6b.tar.gz". The only non-default option when installing was to
> use
> "./configure --enable-shared" as detailed in the installation
> documentation.
> I am wondering of this might fix problems on all slackware 4.0
> distributions,
> not just WinLinux 2000
> I hope you find this useful.
> Regards Rob

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