Solaris 10 10/08 Release Notes

StarOffice and StarSuite Software Cannot Coexist in the Same System

When you install Solaris 10 OS, either the StarOffice or the StarSuiteTM software is also automatically installed, depending on which language you select. The languages and the corresponding software that these languages support are listed as follows:

Selected Language 

Supported Software 

Chinese, Japanese, Korean 


Other languages 


StarOffice and StarSuite cannot coexist in the same system. If you want to replace a software that you accidentally installed, follow these steps.

  1. Insert the Solaris 10 Software - 4 CD or Solaris 10 Operating System DVD in the drive.

  2. Become superuser.

  3. Change to the Product directory, for example, /cdrom/cdrom0/Solaris_10/Product.

  4. Replace the software.

    • To replace StarOffice with StarSuite, use the following commands:

      # pkgrm `pkginfo | grep staroffice- | awk '{print $2}'`
        # pkgadd -d .SUNWstarsuite-*
    • To replace StarSuite with StarOffice, use the following commands:

      # pkgrm `pkginfo | grep starsuite- | awk '{print $2}'`
        # pkgadd -d . SUNWstaroffice-*

If you use Solaris CDs, the localization packages are included in either Language 1 or 2 CD. The package names are as follows: