Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 13th Oct 2008 11:36 UTC, submitted by M-Saunders
Features, Office After three years of development, OOo 3.0 is finally here with a bunch of new features and enhancements. Linux Format looks at the changes and rates the suite's overall performance, and you can try it yourself by downloading a copy from here.
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by thebin on Mon 13th Oct 2008 16:03 UTC in reply to "..."
thebin
Member since:
2007-03-17

Not here. It took 5 seconds for the initial start (to get to the registration screens, etc., and 1 second thereafter. Much faster even than 2.4.1.

I'm running Vector Linux 5.9 on a Mobile AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 3300+ (32 bit OS) with 1GB RAM. I used the SlackBuild version for Slackware 12.1.

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by zlynx on Mon 13th Oct 2008 19:16 in reply to "RE: ..."
zlynx Member since:
2005-07-20

For it to have started that quickly:

You had to have almost everything already in disk cache. Perhaps you had loaded it earlier?

Perhaps Slackware includes the open office quick starter preload program?

Or possibly your Slackware doesn't include Java support, in which case you cannot use macros.

On my Fedora 9, Athlon XP 2000 with 512 MB RAM and a pair of RAID-0 15k SCSI drives it takes 15 seconds from cold start.

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by zaine_ridling on Mon 13th Oct 2008 19:40 in reply to "RE[2]: ..."
zaine_ridling Member since:
2007-05-13

Not really. Just disable Java and it will load twice as fast.

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