After upgrade the system from 14.10 to 15.04 the LibreOffice ( calc / writer ) does not wan't to start. I get : LibreOffice 4.4 - Fatal Error The application cannot be started. User installation could not be completed.

  • can you run libreoffice from terminal and provide us console output? – user3417815 May 1 '15 at 20:32

Try to delete ~/.config/libreoffice

rm ~/.config/libreoffice

and restart LibreOffice

  • THis fixed my problem – user262898 May 2 '15 at 8:58

Test this:

Open a terminal by hitting Ctrl+Alt+T.

Run the following commands:

sudo -i
apt-get update
apt-get --purge remove libreoffice*
apt-get autoremove
apt-get clean
apt-get install --reinstall deborphan
apt-get --purge remove `deborphan`
deborphan –-libdevel
apt-get --purge remove `deborphan --libdevel`
dpkg --purge `COLUMNS=300 dpkg -l | egrep "^rc" | cut -d' ' -f3`

OLDCONF=$(dpkg -l|grep "^rc"|awk '{print $2}')

CURKERNEL=$(uname -r|sed 's/-*[a-z]//g'|sed 's/-386//g')



OLDKERNELS=$(dpkg -l|awk '{print $2}'|grep -E $LINUXPKG |grep -vE $METALINUXPKG|grep -v $CURKERNEL)

apt-get purge $OLDCONF
apt-get purge $OLDKERNELS
apt-get install --reinstall libreoffice libreoffice-base-drivers libreoffice-pdfimport libreoffice-help-en-us libreoffice-templates mythes-en-us libreoffice-java-common myspell-en-us libreoffice-common 

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