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If a try to open LibreOffice or any document (spreadsheets, presentations, written or .doc files), it will atempt to start the aplication and just exit it with no error before starting.

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try running it from command line. maybe it will prompt some message – Misery May 1 '12 at 15:34

From a terminal(Ctrl-Alt-t):

Create a folder called user in ~/.config/libreoffice/3/.

Then, copy files from /usr/lib/libreoffice/share to ~/.config/libreoffice/3/user/

Finally, change owner group and permissions, then run libreoffice.

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Open up a terminal and run the following command:

libreoffice --writer

That way you will get output from the start in your terminal and most likely an error message that gives at least a hint. If you don't see what the problem is right away post the output here.

For other terminal options try "libreoffice --help".

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Hi, I know this is an old thread, but I have tried this and I get no error message. The terminal simply moves to a new line when trying to open a .docx file. – Mochan Sep 11 '12 at 12:34

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