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When you move your cursor to the top of the screen in Libreoffice you don't get a menu. You do for other applications like Firefox and Thunderbird but not for Libreoffice.

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Ubuntu software center -> search for "lo-menubar" and install. Now you have a unity menu for Libre Office. Make it so.

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Try:

sudo apt-get remove libreoffice-gtk

It will remove the global menu bar and replace it with a basic one, but it might give you functionality. That worked for me anyways.

You can also try getting updates - there may have been a bug fix for it:

sudo apt-get update

Or just use the GUI updater.

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Just updated Ubuntu. Latest updates included several LibreOffice updates. This appears to have fixed the problem.

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I've been updating my ubuntu 12.10 and this problem still occurred.

Here is what I've done and it worked for me:

sudo apt-get purge libreoffice-gtk
sudo apt-get install libreoffice-gtk

Hope it helps!

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This is actually a bug.

I have the same issue. Playing around with right-clicking (to show the context menu), opening HUD (Alt key), opening dialog boxes, sometimes makes the menu work again.

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I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with LibreOffice 3.6.2.2 and this is what worked for me:

sudo apt-get remove libreoffice-gtk

Then opened LibreOffice and there was the menu, no need to install lo-menubar.

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