OpenOffice Crash - bad Java JRE

Smith, Herb herb.smith at
Thu Jun 24 14:30:03 UTC 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: users-bounces at [mailto:users-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Andrew Haley
> Sent: Friday, June 18, 2010 10:33 AM
> To: users at
> Subject: Re: OpenOffice Crash - bad Java JRE
> On 06/18/2010 04:14 PM, Smith, Herb wrote:
> > I have a new F13 install, fully updated.
> >
> > OpenOffice crashes saying that the Java JRE is bad and that I should install a new
> one and point OpenOffice to it.
> >
> > The only JRE that I have on the machine is what came with the F13 install.  Is this
> a known bug?
> > Any suggestions other than installing the JRE from Sun, which I can do, no
> problem, but I didn't want to if this was going to be fixed or there was some other
> obvious thing I'm missing.
> Please make sure that java-1.6.0-openjdk is installed with "yum install java-1.6.0-
> openjdk"
> If that doesn't work, please open a new bug, make sure that the exact information to
> reproduce the bug is in there, and send it to me.
> Andrew.
> --

Java-1.6.0-openjdk is already installed.  The yum command indicated that there was nothing to do.

I'll attempt the Bugzilla report as soon as I can.


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