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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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Yes, we can use the UCanAccess JDBC driver to connect to Access databases (.mdb and .accdb) in LibreOffice Base. Here's how I did it on a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. First, I installed LibreOffice Base itself sudo apt-get install libreoffice-base Then I downloaded UCanAccess to my Downloads folder and unzipped it. I launched LibreOffice (not ...


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Libreoffice 4.4 was just released - the corresponding repository was created just some hours ago, it seems. As a result, the mentioned commands work now: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-4-4 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade [...] The following packages will be upgraded: fonts-opensymbol ...


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I think it is decided not by Ubuntu but by the program (LibreOffice, OpenOffice etc.). I could not see anything related to LibreOffice per se but OpenOffice has a nice wiki with some details on how this "Font Fallback" works. It might be applicable to LibreOffice also, in general. I am reproducing some sections from the wiki below for clarify. It is hard to ...


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It depends on how you installed the font. Font installed system-wide If it was installed system-wide (like most fonts are AFAIK) just pull Nautilus (Ubuntu's file manager) as root (Alt+F2 then enter gksudo nautilus) and navigate to /usr/share/fonts/truetype. then then Delete the file and then run sudo fc-cache -f -v in Terminal. Log out and back ...


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The Libreoffice packages depend on libreoffice-core, and libreoffice-core alone drags in 90+ packages: # apt-get install libreoffice-core --no-install-recommends Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following extra packages will be installed: fontconfig fontconfig-config fonts-dejavu-core ...


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Open the ODT file, you can then go to File > Save As (or 'Save as copy'), you can save to those formats and others: You can also use 'Export to' and 'Export to PDF' to export to PDF and other formats. For more information, you can use Help > 'libreoffice help' (or just press F1) - or use the online help (e.g. Save As, Export, Export PDF) You can also ...


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TL;DR: In ~/.config, rename libreoffice to libreoffice.old. Often a bug or other problem that keeps a big, complicated application (like LibreOffice or Firefox) from starting correctly is triggered by something in the profile of the user who runs it, that is, in user-specific configuration files. When this happens, you can rename the folder that contains ...


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First export your data as .csv file format like below: F001,IC500 F003,IC501 F006,IC502 F008,IC503 Then run the below script to rename those directories to their new names: while IFS=, read -a dirName; do echo mv -v "/singleFolder/${dirName[0]}" "/singleFolder/${dirName[1]}"; done < /path/to/file.csv mv -v /singleFolder/F001 /singleFolder/IC500 ...


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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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Spreadsheet Tutorial - Libre Office, Calc by TheFrugalComputerGuy:


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This is the problem: trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/soffice', which is also in package openoffice-debian-menus 4.1.1-9775 Therefore open a terminal and remove the package openoffice-debian-menus with the command sudo apt-get purge openoffice-debian-menus After that repair your installation: sudo apt-get install -f


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How to convert FDF to CSV? Option A: awk -F "[()]" '{ if ($1=="/V ") value[$2];} \ END {printf( "CompanyName\tEmailAddress\t\tCountryOrRegion\n" ); \ for (x in value)printf("%s\t", x);print "" ; \ }' filled_form.fdf > filled_form.CSV Option B: grep -oP '(?<=\/T \(txt).*(?=\))' filled_form.fdf |awk '{ORS=(NR%3?",":RS)}1'; \ grep ...


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The "official" PPA for Libre-Office 4.4: https://launchpad.net/~libreoffice/+archive/ubuntu/libreoffice-4-4 To add it: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-4-4 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade "et voilà"


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In Linux shells \ is a special character It tells the shell interpreter to treat the next character literally that is, if you want to pass \ as part of the command in a script, you have to use it twice. The first \ is interpreted as a special character by the shell that tells the shell not to treat the next character, in this case the second \ not as a ...


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apt-get wants to upgrade some packages at the same time as you want to remove libreoffice-draw. Of course this requires downloading new packages: 8 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 4 to remove and 33 not upgraded. Need to get 27.9 MB/64.3 MB of archives. At the same time, the operation frees some space overall: After this operation, 15.6 MB disk ...


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You can save documents in LibreOffice in any of listed formats. Just go to File->Save As... Also there is a button in toolbar "Save to pdf". If you already saved a file to odt, you can open it and save in any of the formats you wish.


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LibreOffice 5.0 PPA seems down for the moment. Until it as been fixed you can still install the .deb package available on the LibreOffice website : wget download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/5.0.0/deb/x86_64/LibreOffice_5.0.0_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz Extract it tar xvzf LibreOffice_5.0.0_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz Install it cd ...


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You can do it by libreoffice --writer file.odt If it is an odt file, you can open it just by libreoffice file.odt Some file formats can be opened by different LO applications, then you need to specify which one to use.


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The icons are stored in compressed files in the folder /usr/share/libreoffice/share/config EG 2256 -rw-r--r-- 1 2308309 Aug 4 15:01 images_galaxy.zip 488 -rw-r--r-- 1 496912 Aug 4 15:01 images_sifr.zip 7268 -rw-r--r-- 1 7440250 Aug 4 15:01 images_tango.zip The icons you can see depends on your selected icon theme. The package name of such a theme ...


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In Libre Writer from the menubar go to: Tools - Options - Libre Office -General and mark the "Use Libre Office Dialogue Boxes": Now you may delete or rename files withing the open dialogue box! There is another way to delete files without changing default options (for Unity desktop): In Libre Office Writer go to File - Open (Ctrl + O): Drag ...


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If you are looking for RC5, you can try Libreoffice Packaging Team sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases Or Libreoffice Pre-Release sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa Keep in mind they are early releases and unstables versions.


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Dropbox is a flag for me. At work my team uses a Dropbox share for project files, and if the same file is opened by two users at once, changes will be made to a cloned file not the main instance of the file. Check that you don't have a second similarly named file in Dropbox which contains your changes.


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Yes, there is a workaround for what you wish. At least of what I can see in the scenery you mention. I provide you with a fast food recipe for this instance in the best wish for this to solve your issue. If this is not what you expect please don't hesitate to drop a comment and I am going to change/delete this answer based on the best for you. The ...


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i have the same problem. Just use fglrx-updates as video controller, radeon has a bug. That was the solution for me. I think there is a problem with Ubuntu 15.04 and ATI cards


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Formatting cells --- F11 Increase height of current row --- Alt + ↓ Decrease height of current row --- Alt + ↑ Increase width of current row --- Alt + → Decrease width of current row --- Alt + ← These are few shortcuts I use. For more check Shortcut Keys for Spreadsheets


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LibreOffice 4.4 has been added to the official libreoffice ppa some hours ago. You can update it right now: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install libreoffice in case you don't have the ppa already, put this line into the terminal before. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa


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I fixed it! I found the solution here: trying to overwrite 'file', which is also in package '*', how to solve? I removed the package that needed to be overwritten (as listed in the command line), and it got rid of OpenOffice and reinstalled LibreOffice. The software said that my computer was up-to-date, so that fixed it.


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The package libreoffice doesn't depend on Gnome, KDE or Xorg (See Ubuntu Packages). To keep the installation minimal you can install it with no recommended stuff: apt-get --no-install-recommends install libreoffice



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