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So I was messing around in the Libre Office settings and enabled Open GL (Hoping for GL acceleration) . Once I restarted Libre office, It would load, but a window would appear briefly and close. I tried apt-get purge and that did not work. As Libre office did the same thing.

So how would I reset my libre office?

(PS: I use Ubuntu 16.04.1)

  • which version of LibreOffice ? – ryanw Jan 18 '17 at 3:47
  • version 5.2, as installed by default. – weezle1234 Jan 18 '17 at 3:50
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for LibreOffice 5.2 and older ref:

  • close LibreOffice including "QuickStart" in system tray
  • rename the user profile folder from "user" to "user-old", locations for your OS /home/<user name>/.config/libreoffice/4/user
  • restart LibreOffice and a new user profile will be generated

Test and see if the problem is gone.

  • If the problem persists, you can restore the previous profile because it was not the cause of the problem. To restore the previous profile, delete the new folder and give the old one its former name.
  • If the problem is solved, one or more files on your profile are corrupted.
  • It's my pleasure :) – ryanw Jan 18 '17 at 4:24

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