[K12OSN] StarOffice Net installation

Liam Marshall lsrpm at mts.net
Tue Oct 19 17:22:54 UTC 2004

On Tue, 2004-10-19 at 11:11, george kocke wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-10-19 at 10:27, Liam Marshall wrote:
> snip

> The last script on that page is the GDM default login script. Basically,
> when a user logs in, it checks for the existence of the .soffice
> directory in that user's home directory. If it is not there, the script
> copies it from /home/golden/.soffice to the user's home directory. It
> also changes ownership of the .soffice directory tree and changes the
> string "golden" to the username of the user wherever it finds it. This
> script does the same for other programs such as Mozilla.

I am sorry, but I don't see a reference in that script to staroffice.
(maybe I am blind) I see openoffice, mozilla, acrobat, etc, but not
soffice.  I don't understand bash enough to translate the needed changes
from openoffice to soffice.

> The other scripts (golduser, goldmember) allow me to remove the .soffice
> (and .mozilla, etc.) directories from users or entire groups so that
> they'll get the current version at login.
> In addition, if users discover that OpenOffice or Mozilla are not
> running properly, they can "uninstall" them by a menu option that
> deletes .soffice or .mozilla depending on the script run. The software
> will get "reinstalled" the next time they log in.
> There may be better ways of doing this, but my scripts work for me.

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