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The solution is using odt2txt. Now, this command is provided by two different packages, namely one called odt2txt that you can install with sudo apt-get install odt2txt and by the package unoconv (that offers also command-line conversions between more libreoffice formats), that is installed by sudo apt-get install unoconv If you have the two, you can ...


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odt2txt file.odt the source code and compilebale working zip can be downloaded here: https://github.com/dstosberg/odt2txt/ or installed by sudo apt-get install odt2txt


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You can browse through text without any special utility. ODT file is a renamed zip archive. Unzip it and you will see several files. One of them, content.xml contains all text and is more or less readable.


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You can't cat or less or more an .odt file because it's a binary file. It's actually - as was said earlier - a renamed .zip archive, so you have to extract the content.xml file, but that, as it implies, is an XML document, so you have to process it as such to extract the information out of it.


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I have answered this myself after doing some research and learning some new tricks. I am going to provide the answer in case someone runs into an issue related to these broken dependencies. I used synaptic package manager to remove broken packages. Here is how I did that First I Downloaded Synaptic Package Manager Synaptic Package Manager I then moved the ...


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Chad, Thanks a bunch it worked for me!!!!! To Create a Default Template Create a document and the content and formatting styles that you want. Choose File - Save As Template. In the New Template box, type a name for the new template. In the Categories list, select "My Templates", and then click OK. Choose File - New - Templates. Double-click the "My ...


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Try this command: sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice4.2* What this does is matching of the libreoffice packages with the version 4.2 and removes them. After removing it is advised to reboot. Source: http://www.askmetutorials.com/2014/03/install-uninstall-libreoffice-422-on.html If the "older" version that you want to remove is different than 4.2 or ...


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Just using a simple custom toolbar produces a more modern/minimalist feel (without any loss of functionality, since the less-common features are still in the menu): To create a custom toolbar: Disable all of the default toolbars from View > Toolbars Go to Tools > Customize > Toolbars and create a new toolbar with only the commands that you personally ...



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