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salmoni Why OpenOffice won't load: Your Gnome session manager probably thinks applications which fail to start in 15 seconds are caught in an endless loop, and aborts them. 15 seconds used to be the default, but recent distributions use a longer value to give OpenOffice time to start. I use gnome-session --purge-delay=300000. That's milliseconds.

On my system, OpenOffice would invariably be aborted the first time I tried to start it, but next time everything was in memory, so it was able to finish in time.

Here's the bug report


Am I right in thinking that anyone wanting sane tooltips using GTK is to be expected to 'reuse' the code from gnumeric?

There are plans to extract generally useful bits from gnumeric, evolution etc. to a new library. If you want the changes to go into gtk, you could write to gtk-devel-list@redhat.com.

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