RedHat F8 Openoffice 2.3 Says My Personal Settings Are Locked

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at
Thu Jul 3 16:14:07 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-07-03 at 10:35 -0400, Rick Bilonick wrote:
> I'm using the RedHat version of Openoffice 2.3 in F8. I've been using
> it
> since January without any major problems. Now every time I start it,
> it
> warns me that my personal settings are locked. I've looked through
> them
> but don't see any "lock" file to unlock.

Does it say the settings are locked by another process? If not, it seems
more likely to be a file permissions problem than a locking problem. A
quick look at ~/.openoffice.org2.0 shows no files which aren't writeable
by me, so you could try "chmod -R u+w ~/.openoffice.org2.0"


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