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System Requirements for OpenOffice.org 1.1.x


Microsoft Windows 98, ME, NT (Service Pack 6 or higher), 2000 or XP

Pentium compatible PC, 64 MB RAM, 250 MB available hard disk space

GNU/Linux ("Linux")

Glibc 2.2.0 or newer

Pentium compatible PC, 64 MB RAM, 300 MB available hard disk space

X server and graphics card capable of 800x600 resolution

Mac OS X

OpenOffice.org 1.1.2 Mac OS X (X11) requires:

Macintosh G4/400 or higher recommended

Mac OS X 10.2 or higher   256 MB of memory for decent performance. 512 MB recommended.

300 MB free hard drive space for OpenOffice.org

600 MB additional hard drive space for installation of auxiliary applications required to run OpenOffice.org.

1 GB additional free space on your System drive for use as swap space during installation and execution.

XFree86/XDarwin or Apple X11, dlcompat, ESP-Ghostscript 7.05, fondu, and libfreetype 6.2+. The Installer will attempt to detect whether you are missing any of these required components, and if necessary will install them for you.

Solaris (SPARC)

Solaris version 8 or newer.

On Solaris 8, the following patches are needed: 108434-04, 108773-13, 108435-04 (only 64 bit), 109147-14

128 MB RAM, 300 MB available hard disk space

X server and graphics card capable of 800x600 resolution


The minimum JDK/JRE version required to use OpenOffice.org features that require java is JDK/JRE version 1.3.1.

To use the XSLT filters with JDK 1.3.1 you should download the files xalan.jar and xml-apis.jar from Xalan website and crimson.jar from Crimson website. The files also need to be added to the OpenOffice.org classpath, this can be accomplished with Tools->options->OpenOffice.org->Security

For full functionality, jdk/jre 1.4.0_02 or newer or jdk/jre 1.4.1_01 or newer is required

For accessibility:

All platforms:

Java runtime environment 1.4.0_02 / 1.4.1_01 or newer

Java Access Bridge - to get the Java Access Bridge, visit java.sun.com/products/accessbridge


Installation of GNOME 2.2


Installation of GNOME 2.0

Also see Index of System Requirements for each version

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