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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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 "A4"...
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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 "1325....
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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 know what this was) was installed. After the recommended reboot the system restarted without LibreOffice. Re-...
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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 ppa:...
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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 ...
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Is there any program for ubuntu which handles pptx file properly?

When I open up a pptx file with LibreOffice/OpenOffice some of the contents,text,style,colors get messed up. I searched in the web but couldn't find any proper solution for this. Can anyone help me in ...
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Libre office dots between words / not displaying documents properly

First LibreOffice opened with nothing but the title bar every time, regardless of the file. Here's a picture of what I mean!here's a picture of what I mean]1 This person seemed to have a similar ...
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Does the Spanish dictionary work on Ubuntu 15.10?

I was wondering if someone has tested dictionaries on Ubuntu 15.10? I have found old posts and installed the Spanish dictionary from here but it wont let me choose it and I cant correct my documents ...
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Thunar and LibreOffice are very unstable since a while (2 weeks)

Since something like 2 weeks, in my Ubuntu Studio 15.10 installation, I've noticed that Thunar (file manager) and LibreOffice are very unstable. They are closing without any reasons, no error messages,...
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LibreOffice screen issue

Into my Ubuntu Studio 15.10, the LibreOffice suite (Writer, Calc, Impress, etc.) has an issue: As you can see, the screen is not full fill (at right and lower sides). Why is it this way? How can ...
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libreoffice and ubuntu 14.04 gui problem

I have some problem with libreoffice window resize: screen after window resized I already tried with version 4.2 and 5.0, the result was the same. Any suggestion? lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|3D' ...
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How can I open a Microsoft Word document securely?

I got an email in my spamfilter with an attached Microsoft Word document. How can I view that file securely on Ubuntu. The 'from' email header shows that it is from a copy machine, but it could very ...
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My screen goes black with a few lines of code on the top for a few seconds then goes to login screen

I have Ubuntu 15.10 and when I use Liberoffice 5 and I have it maximized, so when I click on the menu bar my screen goes black with a few lines of code on the top for a few seconds then goes to login ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Adding #10 Envelope to Samsung M2070

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, got Samsung M2070 added as my printer. Trying to print #10 envelopes from LibreOffice, when I ctrl+p, the preview shows letter size paper. Clicked properties and saw ...
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Is it possible to open docx files that have been saved in Ubuntu's LibreOffice in Microsoft Office?

Here's exactly what I mean by that. Let's say I pulled a Microsoft Office docx file off the Web. I know I can easily open it up in LibreOffice and make changes to it. I'm also able to save it. If I ...
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How to create username from firstname lastname initials in csv file?

I am using libreoffice and would like to create USERNAME from initials of firstname lastname entries in csv file. my csv file contains many names so the usernames need to be created automatically in ...
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Pages File Corrupted LibreOffice 5.0.4.2 [closed]

so I am in the process of moving my mom's iMac from OSX to elementary OS freya. She has hundreds of .pages documents from her mac that she needs to use. Unfortunately LibreOffice 5.0.4.2 can't load ...