I have the LibreOffice that comes by default with Ubuntu 2018.04 LTS, all updated.

In Writer's Tools menu I noticed this intriguing item called Mail Merge Wizard… so I clicked on it. The following popped up:

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OK, no problem, I click Restart Now, wait for it to restart, click again and… the same popup comes again. And again.

How to make it work?
My half guess is that I have to install some extra software, maybe LibreOffice Database?


I solved it by installing the following missing packages:

apt-get install default-jre libreoffice-java-common \
  libreoffice-base libreoffice-base-drivers
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  • Worked for me, too. – iND May 28 '19 at 14:18

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