Before you use the new version for the first time, you have to follow the
instructions on the (updated) StarOffice web
page for an initial setup (replacing soffice-setup with
COMMAND (after that initial setup): new-soffice
If you are using the CDE, a butterfly icon will appear on your desktop tray the
next time you login, which you can use to start StarOffice ``graphically.''
Once you have started using this version, you should never go back to the
previous one (5.2).
Printers have not been set up globally (and probably will not be for this
temporary version), but you should be able to configure them individually.
Pay particular attention to the paper size, which is A4 by default, owing
to the German origins of this product. Printers normally stall if they
receive a media size other than (US) Letter...
Online documentation can be found on
Sun's web site.