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Windows 7: LibreOffice 4.0 Released


11 Feb 2013   #11

Windows 8.1.1 64bit
 
 

Has anyone verified Libreoffice works without Java ?
Is it worth while to dump OO for it ?


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11 Feb 2013   #12

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

The machine I put it on is java free. I just installed libre office 4 and it did not ask to install java
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11 Feb 2013   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It's really very funny to see people become paranoid on Java. If it's required, just install it!

Most things do work without it, but a few require it, notably Base.
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11 Feb 2013   #14

Windows 8.1.1 64bit
 
 

robinb9, thank's for the quick reply.

Alejandro85, "If it's required, just install it!" never again.
I guess you have not kept up with the problems it's had lately.
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11 Feb 2013   #15

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

But I think some of the extensions need java so if you really need the extension you might have no choice. I do not need them. So I will not install the java
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11 Feb 2013   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by COMPUTIAC View Post
Alejandro85, "If it's required, just install it!" never again.
I guess you have not kept up with the problems it's had lately.

I've read the whole forum I assure you, I know what I'm saying.
I guess you've not seen that the security problem is only within the web browser plugin, not the whole Java runtime environment, and LibreOffice doesn't make use of the web plugin.............

Besides, when counting Antivirus, UAC, some backup and most important common sense, you can enjoy Java without any major problems without sacrificing functionality.
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11 Feb 2013   #17

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

Btw I noticed on all the business computers I help clients purchase through my dell account. Non of them have java installed. I started noticing this about 3 mths ago. All are running windows 7 pro or windows 8 pro,,,,very interesting because before the last security problem in java. All of new computers had java installed
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12 Feb 2013   #18

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Windows 7 Home Premium x86 Service Pack 1 - Linux Mint Mate 14 x64
 
 

Java can be disabled for browsers if not needed, and the only feature of LibreOffice which requires Java is Base.
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12 Feb 2013   #19

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by x BlueRobot View Post
Java can be disabled for browsers if not needed, and the only feature of LibreOffice which requires Java is Base.
We know that. But what PART of Base?
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12 Feb 2013   #20

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Windows 7 Home Premium x86 Service Pack 1 - Linux Mint Mate 14 x64
 
 

I'm not sure to be honest, I don't use Base, someone will have try it without Java installed/enabled for desktop programs, and then report back any compatibility issues
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