Open Office


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by irobot » Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:38 pm
Hi All

I'm trying to install Open Office but it keeps bombing out. I get a message relating to being out of space. When I try to reboot, it hangs. I then have to reinstall the OS (Wheezy) image on the SD card and start over.
I have a 16GB SD card, although for some reason I don't understand, the OS appears to be on a partition size of 1.8GB.

Any suggestions?
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by jamesh » Mon Jan 21, 2013 2:29 pm
When you first image the SD card, it won't be using the whole of the SD card (just the size of the image). Use Raspi config to expand the partition to fill up the whole SD card. Then LIbre/OpenOffice should fit.

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by irobot » Tue Jan 22, 2013 12:31 am
Hi James

Thanks for the reply. I was wondering if that was what I needed to do! The Wheezy start-up screen gives the option to expand the filesystem.

I'll try it and post my results!

-Mike
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by irobot » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:43 am
That was the problem. Installed just fine without a problem!
I also see the full 16Gb of my SD card in the file manager also.

Thanks.
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