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Posted by vnyx  · 29-12-2017 - 21:21

I'm using a Mac OS X Server that is not logged in as the web server so the PDF generator doesn't work. It only works when logged in as a user. The soffice files are installed under /Applications like a normal app. Why do you have to be logged in at the console?

Posted by admin  · 30-12-2017 - 09:41

Hello,

The conversion plugin based on LibreOffice needs read and write access to the .config directory on the PHP HOME.

If you don't know this HOME folder you can run

getenv("HOME");

to get it.

You can change this path in the PHP config file or dynamically running this PHP line:

putenv("HOME=/var/www");

before doing the conversion (we are setting /var/www but you can set any other folder).

Regards.