SOLVED – Java Issues on OpenOffice.org for Apple Mac Users

Earlier this week I posted 3 Options for Java Issues on OpenOffice.org for Apple Mac Users [Show Stopper]. I'm happy to report over at the reported bug page this is now solved, and for those that are experiencing difficulties you can apply a patch. If you find all the tech-speak a little intimidating, then please proceed to the page of Raphael Bircher who has a handy set of instructions on … [Read more...]

Java Portable for your Thumb Drive [PortableApps & Portable OpenOffice]

Quite a lot of visitors come to this site looking for a lite version of OpenOffice, and seeking to put a portable version of OpenOffice on their thumb/flash drives. Now, PortableApps has a portable version of Java, which is useful for flash-drive installs of OpenOffice, and another free open source favourite - Firefox. Check out Java Portable from PortableApps (via Life Hacker) … [Read more...]