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Re: Bypass Registration and License

CPHennessy
On Thu November 3 2005 16:40, E.Jaeckert wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Following a discussion about an OOo 2.0  Issue (look at
> http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=55336)
> i was pointed to this ML, so i'm coming to try to get answers here.
>
> as you can read following the above link, my problem is :
> On a multi-user (W2K TSE) environment. The only way to avoid each user
> to Have to Accept License/Ask to Register is to manually modify the file
> Setup.xcs after installation.
> Imho the Accept License/Register OOo process  should be done once by
> Admin while installing (or at least, first launching OOo as Admin) and
> the users should never see this dialog.
> But there's no way during or after the setup process to set OpenOffice
> to behave like that.
> Is this a feature that can be asked to developper or must we go with
> this manual workaround ?

I think  that it should be possible to do this using a response file. Have a
look at http://documentation.openoffice.org for documentation on this.

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Re: Bypass Registration and License

G. Roderick Singleton-2
On Mon, 2005-11-07 at 22:48 +0000, CPHennessy wrote:

> On Thu November 3 2005 16:40, E.Jaeckert wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Following a discussion about an OOo 2.0  Issue (look at
> > http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=55336)
> > i was pointed to this ML, so i'm coming to try to get answers here.
> >
> > as you can read following the above link, my problem is :
> > On a multi-user (W2K TSE) environment. The only way to avoid each user
> > to Have to Accept License/Ask to Register is to manually modify the file
> > Setup.xcs after installation.
> > Imho the Accept License/Register OOo process  should be done once by
> > Admin while installing (or at least, first launching OOo as Admin) and
> > the users should never see this dialog.
> > But there's no way during or after the setup process to set OpenOffice
> > to behave like that.
> > Is this a feature that can be asked to developper or must we go with
> > this manual workaround ?
>
> I think  that it should be possible to do this using a response file. Have a
> look at http://documentation.openoffice.org for documentation on this.
>

Response files are a 1.1.x thing. With 2.0 it is difficult. I know of
only one possible method and that is to use Orca to modify the setup.msi
to customize and installation. See the setup guide at
http://documentation.openoffice.org/

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