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# 1  
Old 12-02-2014
RedHat Office installation on Linux without root access

Need Assistance in finding office open source for REDHAT linux. Need to be compiled as non-root user . If possible I also need instructions for installation.
# 2  
Old 12-02-2014
How about using what already is there?
yum search office

yum install libreoffice

And about compiling, you dont need to be root to compile binaries...
You just need to be root to install them in places so all can use it.

LibreOffice - Browse Files at

If you need help with compiling itself, there are several theads in the forum giving help on this.
Please use the search function.

Hope this helps to get you started.
# 3  
Old 12-02-2014
sea . I dont have root access and i am looking to compile under my user . If you have any instruction on it that would be great .
# 4  
Old 12-02-2014
Do you have compile tools available?
What is the output of:
which gcc

Because if that returns false, not found, you wont have a chance to compile anyway...
And in which case, i'd suggest you talk to your IT guy (as in supporter, assuming you're in a business) and ask him to install both, the office and the tools.
# 5  
Old 12-02-2014
sea. I have compiler "gcc version 4.4.7".
# 6  
Old 12-02-2014
So, download the source code of libreoffice, either by git or within the file section a tarball.
(Untar the tarball)
change to its directory, and run (usualy its just that)
make install

Hope this helps
# 7  
Old 12-02-2014
If making not root, you may want to make a mirror root dir and direct the install there using configure options. My home dir has a dir tree root/usr/local and a sym link to local, PATHing to include the bin and LD_LIBRARY_PATHing for the lib.

I installed some binaries but had to rework internal PATHing using chattr.

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