I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and have previously removed libreoffice and installed openoffice 4.1.3.
I keep getting dependency problems and none of the software is able to update anymore.
Seems related to libreoffice still in system somewhere.
The following is received when
apt-get -f install is run
Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following additional packages will be installed: libreoffice-common Suggested packages: libreoffice-style-breeze libreoffice-style-hicontrast libreoffice-style-human libreoffice-style-oxygen libreoffice-style-sifr libreoffice-style-tango The following NEW packages will be installed: libreoffice-common 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 249 not upgraded. 8 not fully installed or removed. Need to get 0 B/22.3 MB of archives. After this operation, 84.8 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y (Reading database ... 296107 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../libreoffice-common_1%3a5.1.4-0ubuntu1_all.deb ... Unpacking libreoffice-common (1:5.1.4-0ubuntu1) ... dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libreoffice-common_1%3a5.1.4-0ubuntu1_all.deb (--unpack): trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/soffice', which is also in package openoffice-debian-menus 4.1.3-9783 rmdir: failed to remove '/var/lib/libreoffice/share/prereg/': No such file or directory rmdir: failed to remove '/var/lib/libreoffice/share/': No such file or directory rmdir: failed to remove '/var/lib/libreoffice/program/': No such file or directory rmdir: failed to remove '/var/lib/libreoffice': No such file or directory rmdir: failed to remove '/var/lib/libreoffice': No such file or directory Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160701-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for shared-mime-info (1.5-2ubuntu0.1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-icon-theme (3.12.0-1ubuntu3) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ... Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/libreoffice-common_1%3a5.1.4-0ubuntu1_all.deb E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)