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Simply use the official PPA : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa sudo apt-get update Option 1 : You don't have libreoffice yet : Open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run: sudo apt-get install libreoffice Or install using Ubuntu Software center : Option 2 : You already have an old version of LibreOffice (4.x) : Open a terminal ...


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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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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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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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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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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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I believe the simplest way would be to follow this guide. Otherwise you can use the check for update menu: https://help.libreoffice.org/Common/Check_for_Updates_1 edit: sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:libreoffice/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade


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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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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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Some time ago you installed LibreOffice without success. Since this day the package manager has a problem and every time when you install something else the problem occurs. The installation of LibreOffice collides with your OpenOffice installation. trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/soffice', which is also in package openoffice-debian-menus 4.1.1-9775 ...


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I am quoting the official Debian wiki page about SecureApt: What does the "gpg: no ultimately trusted keys found" warning mean? The Warning: "no ultimately trusted keys found" means that gpg was not configured to ultimately trust a specific key. Trust settings are part of OpenPGPs Web-of-Trust which does not apply here. So there is no problem with ...


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The PPA likely will require the packages being specially uploaded and built for PPA distribution which will take time. According to the release notes, it (RC2 version at a guess) was released only yesterday (17th Dec 2015), so you will have to wait a little while yet You can get 5.0.4 via the downloading the packages from the website here - note you may ...


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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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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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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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Try to delete ~/.config/libreoffice rm ~/.config/libreoffice and restart LibreOffice


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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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Edit: Thanks to @Thomas W., it appears that this issue is fixed in 4.4.5.2. Update from the PPA: ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-4-4 Appears to be a bug as you can see here. There is indeed a workaround (at least for the version 4.1, but same might work for other version too) posted in the comment#15 in the above link. To reproduce it: For Nautilus users: ...


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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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This latest version of the Libreoffice Extension "English Dictionaries" works with the latest version of Libreoffice and will hopefully get the thesaurus activated for you. http://extensions.libreoffice.org/extension-center/english-dictionaries


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October-1-2015 Open terminal and run the following commands: Latest version of LibreOffice 5.0.x : (14.04,15.04,15.10) sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-5-0 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Note: The above PPA provides LibreOffice 5.0.x updates.If LibreOffice 5.1 released then we need to use another PPA. For any version ...


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If you installed the font using the install button, it was likely just copied to ~/.fonts. To uninstall it, just open that directory, find the font, and delete the file.


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Alt+I, O, F comes handy There after a formula editor panel will be displayed. Once you finished press Esc it will close the formula editor


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If the file is an XML table, you can open it in LibreOffice Calc through the Data > XML Source menu. Inside it, you just need to open the XML file, point to the table you're importing on the left column and specify a destination in your sheet in the right text field. Example:


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To disable locking open Terminal application, then copy, paste and execute following command. Notice: it's one long command, 12 lines, starts with "echo" and ends with "disable-file-locking.xcd". echo '<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <oor:data xmlns:oor="http://openoffice.org/2001/registry"> <dependency file="main"/> ...


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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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Open the menu entry Format > Page in Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math or Base. Select the tab Page. Here you will find everything that makes you happy for the rest of the day ... ! ;)


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First, select an installed language for Default Languages for Documents. Installed languages have an little icon in front of the name as you can see in my screenshot. Second, install your missing language English (UK) via sudo apt-get install libreoffice-l10n-en-gb or via the Language Support Install via sudo apt-get install ...


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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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