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Having trouble putting LibreOffice icons on the desktop. When I click and drag from the applications, the LibreOffice icon does not appear correctly, and does not work. Is there a fix for this?

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Did you followed the method mentioned in this answer? Also, are you sure that you can open it from the origin icon? – Lucio Mar 19 '13 at 18:01
I think there have an solution… – ekaki.sam Mar 19 '14 at 17:10

I have the same problem. Perhaps it's a unity bug. I created my own launcher manually.

First I followed the instructions here to create shortcut: Desktop shortcut to create a new desktop shortcut doesn't do anything

Looked for the command in /usr/share/menu/libreoffice-calc which is:

/usr/bin/libreoffice --calc

Used icon found here:

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