LibreOffice is a free and open-source cross-platform productivity suite. It includes a word processor (Writer), spreadsheet creator (Calc), presentation editor (Impress), database manager (Base), diagramming and charting tool (Draw), and equation editor (Math).

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LOo don't start : Gdk-WARNING **: gdk_window_set_icon_list: icons too large

cylere@Lalla:~$ uname -a Linux Lalla 3.19.0-25-generic #26-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 24 21:17:31 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux cylere@Lalla:~$ cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 15.10 \n \l The ...
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manual package install can't find fontconfig

I'm trying to become able to load software manually. I'm in my downloads folder on Ubuntu Studio. I'm doing the ./config with LibreOffice. So I've had to install libcups-2xxx.dev and deps. Now it says ...
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Want LibreOffice instead of OpenOffice, accidentally installed both

I installed OpenOffice, but it realized my old files probably used LibreOffice because the functions I had in them suddenly returned errors. So, I followed step on a website to replace OpenOffice ...
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Libreoffice Writer (soffice.bin) uses too much memory

As the title clearly describes, the process of Libreoffice Writer - soffice.bin - uses too much memory (1.22GiB) despite that there is only one document which is open & contains 13 pages. The size ...
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Will “lowriter --convert-to” command kill itself?

I am using the following command for converting docx to pdf using LibreOffice in ubuntu 14.04. lowriter --invisible --convert-to pdf:writer_pdf_Export /home/user/Test.docx When I checked the task ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes and restarts when opening LibreOFFICE

Upon opening LIbre office ,, my system shuts down and restarts into the login page . i cant open libre office because of this . I had recently updated all the softwares in Ubuntu . The version ...
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Nautilus and other applications freeze when bookmarked NFS share is unaccessible

I have some issues with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and NFS shares. Where I work, I am using NFS shares to access my files. Some of the locations on the shares are bookmarked in nautilus and some documents are ...
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LibreOffice - Captions showed in master document are different from the sub-documents

as the title says, I have a problem with how the captions in my sub-documents are shown differently in the master document. I use the options "Numbering Caption by Chapter" level 1 in my sub-documents ...
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LibreOffice compares numbers incorrectly [duplicate]

Just see this screenshot. Why does it return TRUE instead of False? What is going wrong here? Sanity check:
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how do I set the libreoffice icon style for new users?

My organisation wants to have a common icon-style for libreoffice - they want to change from "Tango" to "sifr" for all new users. Obviously a user can set the icon-style themselves via The ...
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Can an Ubuntu system get infected by a Macro Virus for MS Office / LibreOffice / OpenOffice?

We are running Ubuntu on several office machines, which are used to handle administrative tasks on a daily basis, e.g. to receive applications via e-mail. We now had the situation that we received ...
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MS Office files looks different in LibreOffice

I asked this question in a different fashion without any constructive replies. Lets change the description and see if someone has an answer: System / Software (s): Ubuntu 16.04 Windows 10 MS Office ...
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Libreoffice unoconv hangs when conversion process started

I am working on an application, in which I am using unoconv for converting ppt and doc files. It is working on localhost, where I have an X server, but on ubuntu-server, it hangs up. As I read on the ...
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After update in ubuntu 15.10 some applications disappeared and others open in an old format

So I just updated as my own system suggested and after rebooting the pc as it said to my libreoffice documents kind of crashed and opened in an old format, software center wasn't there anymore and ...
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How can I add a dynamic, application specific quicklist for recently used files to the Unity Launcher?

It would be an awesome feature to access recently used documents from LibreOffice with a dynamic quicklist in the launcher. There is quite some experience on how to create custom static quicklists. ...
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Some words missing from comments in .odt file made in win8 and opened in ubuntu, via LibreOffice(in both)

I had saved a .odt file in my windows 8.1, in which I had saved credentials associated with each and every website I had account on. When I opened that file in ubuntu its email/username and in few ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 sometimes freeze and sometimes Libre Office showing I/O error

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10. When I am doing work on my machine, it's sometimes freeze and display is completely showing white and nothing work keyboard and mouse, I have turned off my machine by ...
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Does the libreoffice calc auto change command language?

I have a document made in a English version of Libre Office calc and I need to open it in a Polish version of this program the commands are translated so "IF" becomes "JEŻELI". What happens when I ...
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Very long text in one Libre Calc cell. Hide/unhide tool?

Very long texts in one cell impair readability of the spreadsheet. How to get the text automatically truncated when exceeding a certain amount of lines, with a small triangle at the cell border ...
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How to download a .deb package?

This server has a .deb package that I want to download. The issue is, it only lets me download one file at a time from within the package. How can I download just the .deb file to install?
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Is there a way to write to .ods files from Command line?

It is too RAM-expensive to keep Libre-Office calc open all the time. And I find it a hassle to open calc everytime I have to add a few lines to my spreadsheet. Is there a way I could do it very ...
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Shared Files are not collaborating (only coming as read only)

I have shared a folder and files inside (over a LAN network - Peer to peer). The permissions are for read and write for everyone. But whenever someone (from a different machine in the same network ) ...
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offline libreoffice

Problem: when my laptop is offline, libreoffice freezes. When network is on, everything seems normal, when I shut down the network, libreoffice hangs. This is the case on my laptop, I struggled with ...
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Why are fonts being substituted in Libreoffice even if they are installed?

I am very sure Arial is installed on my computer, because when I type fc-match Arial I see LiberationSans-Regular.ttf: "Liberation Sans" "Regular" as the output in the terminal. However all the fonts ...
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Removed a program by accident? GUI regression trying to re-install LibreOffice

I was having trouble with a corrupted .docx file yesterday and tried re-installing LibreOffice as part of my problem-solving routine. That entailed first following this Q&A's advice to run: sudo ...
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Text editor disappeared in LibreOffice Math

Here is a screen shot that shows that the text editor of writing equations is missing. How can I retrieve it? Thanks in advance
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How to save print paper size in LibreOffice Calc?

I'm printing many Excel files everyday, each file has many sheets. I'm going to print all sheets together in my own paper size like "longbond" but for every sheet I have to change one by one from ...
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Why Libreoffice 5 is not in Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

Please note that this question is about the reasons why Libreoffice 5 is not in Ubuntu Software Center and not how to install it. Thanks in advance.
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i can't open Microsoft office

i can't open any How to open DOCX, XLSX & PPTX File in linux , im trying to install liberoffice in my device but i get error while install this application anyone can advice me to install any ...
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LibreOffice Impress : transitions poor graphics - problem of LibreOffice or VGA?

I am using LibreOffice 5.1.1.2 on Ubuntu 15.10. The default version 5.0 that comes with Ubuntu 15.10 has no problem. But I wanted to upgrade to 5.1, so I used the solution from this answer. sudo ...
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Change style LibreOffice Calc

The problem is rather easy to explain: how to change the font size/color/boldness of the row/column numbering in a LibreOffice Calc document on Ubuntu 15.10 (LO version is the default 5.0.5.2)? Is it ...
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Festival- how to make speech synthesis read numbers like “1325.25” as “one three two five point two five”?

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. In Libreoffice calc, I am using an extension "read text" to read numbers using Festival speech synthesis. How to set up Festival speech synthesis to read numbers like ...
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Libre office modifying/producing overlapping text which was from MS Word document

The document below shows text perfectly in MS Office in Windows. But when I download it in Ubuntu, it has overlapping text. Why so?
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LibreOffice removed (&uninstallable) after Ubuntu 14.04.4 snapshot update

After having accepted the newest updates for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS a "snapshot" (didn't new what this was) was installed. After the recommended reboot the system restarted without LibreOffice. ...
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appearance of LibreOffice on Lubuntu

These problem is concerning only the appearance of LibreOffice on Lubuntu. I installed LO via the Software Centre of Lubuntu, but at the end there was a break (it was not finished). Later I tried to ...
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After upgrading to libreoffice 5.1, certain Basic macros work strangely. Why? [closed]

The Basic macros which were working in previous versions are currently not working or working strangely after upgrading to 5.1. What may be the reason? What are the changes in (basic macro coding ...
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Libre Office impress restarts ubuntu after trying to start the application

When I try to open Libre Impress it restarts my computer from the log in screen. The version I have of Ubuntu is 14.04 and the version of Libre Office is 4.2.8.2. This dosen't happen with Calc or ...
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LibreOffice 5.1 doesn't integrate with Unity in Ubuntu 15.10

I have upgraded Libreoffice to 5.1 using official PPA. But the menus don't integrate with Unity bar. I've already tried to uninstall and reinstall with no success. Also, I can't change the icon size ...
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Audio doesnt work in Libre office

I want to make a powerpoint in Libreoffice(5.0.5.2) with mp3 files integrated inside. When I add mp3 files in slides, there is no audio output.I can play mp3 files separately with vlc and other ...
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How make LibreOffice use theme icons instead of its own?

So I have Square icons theme installed in Unity environment and LibreOffice5.1 suite installed manually from deb packages on the official website. The easy solution would be using PPA for LO5.1 but ...
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Libreoffice Ubuntu 15.10

I have been using LibreOffice since Xmas, now it won't start. I think something chunked with my attempt to edit a PDF file. I have removed and reinstalled it from Ubuntu Software Center. The center ...
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How can I force all text in a cell onto the next page in Libre Office / Open Office?

When I make a table in Libre Office, and the text in a cell is too long for the page, it splits the text across multiple pages: How can I make any row with too much text put all the text on one ...
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LibreOffice5 Update

Now that LibreOffice 5 is out can we expect an update soon? I am using 4.2.8.2 just now on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and can get the update directly but would prefer the updates via Ubuntu automatic system.
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Xubuntu 14.04 64 bits Canon LBP6030 install

I want to install Canon Laser Printer LBP6030. I downloaded Linux_UFRIILT_PrinterDriver_V120_uk_EN.tar.gz file from Canon website. I installed the deb files: cndrvcups-common_3.30-1_amd64.deb and ...
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adding ppa for LIbreoffice 5 doesn't upgrade libreoffice 4 in Lubuntu 15.04

I've added the ppa for Libroffice 5 on my Lubuntu 15.04 machine with the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa sudo apt-get dist-upgrade However, it doesn't upgrade my ...
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Libreoffice fails to integrate with unity

I've just upgraded Libreoffice from 5.0.4 to 5.1 and I've noticed that menus don't integrate anymore with Unity bar. Any hints on how to proceed? I've already tried to uninstall and reinstall with no ...
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LibreOffice, GTK3, and Lubuntu 14.04 LTS

OS: Lubuntu 14.04.3 LTS fully updated Kernel: 3.13.0-77-generic I've just installed LibreOffice Version: 5.0.4.2, Build ID: 1:5.0.4~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 like this: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Can Microsoft Office open Libre Office files? [closed]

I need to do my homework on some sort of text editing program I’m thinking of using Libre Office but I'm not sure if Microsoft Office can open it since my school use Microsoft Office (they use ...
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Black toolbar icons error o LibreOffice 5.1

After installing this new version this problem appeared. It didn't existed in LibreOffice 5.0.4. The only plug-in I have is Zotero.
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I can't send libre office document as attachments

On a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1, with thunderbird 38.5.1, a revision of LibreOffice 4.2, LO 4.4.7.2 and LO 5.04.2 fail to attach documents from the File|Send|Email ... options. Thunderbird's ...