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Think you don't have appropriate dictionary, but I guess installing myspell-en-gb && myspell-en-us is not gonna to work as you need hunspell version of dictionaries, not myspell. I have Debian and that's what I need, and Ubuntu is based on Debian so that's what you need to. Think you should pick from this site: dictionary-hunspell.

Next time you click Need another language? on download page in that first green square and then choose English you need.

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Think you don't have appropriate dictionary, but I guess installing myspell-en-gb && myspell-en-us is not gonna to work as you need hunspell version of dictionaries, not myspell. I have Debian and that's what I need, and Ubuntu is based on Debian so that's what you need to. Think you should pick from this site: dictionary-hunspell.

Next time you click Need another language? on download page in that first green square and then choose English you need.need. That would work for Windows users as they can't really install GNU/Linux packages.

Please edit title of your question as it's slightly misleading. Go with something like "can't get spell checker to work" or such.

I suggest you also update LibreOffice to more current version — also a chance to test my suggestion for obtaining English dictionary.

Accept this answer if helped you.

Think you don't have appropriate dictionary, but I guess installing myspell-en-gb && myspell-en-us is not gonna to work as you need hunspell version of dictionaries, not myspell. I have Debian and that's what I need, and Ubuntu is based on Debian so that's what you need to. Think you should pick from this site: dictionary-hunspell.

Next time you click Need another language? on download page in that first green square and then choose English you need. That would work for Windows users as they can't really install GNU/Linux packages.

Please edit title of your question as it's slightly misleading. Go with something like "can't get spell checker to work" or such.

I suggest you also update LibreOffice to more current version — also a chance to test my suggestion for obtaining English dictionary.

Accept this answer if helped you.you so others can benefit from.

Think you don't have appropriate dictionary, but I guess installing myspell-en-gb && myspell-en-us is not gonna to work as you need hunspell version of dictionaries, not myspell. I have Debian and that's what I need, and Ubuntu is based on Debian so that's what you need to. Think you should pick from this site: dictionary-hunspell.

Next time you click Need another language? on download page in that first green square and then choose English you need. That would work for Windows users as they can't really install GNU/Linux packages.

Please edit title of your question as it's slightly misleading. Go with something like "can't get spell checker to work" or such.

I suggest you also update LibreOffice to more current version — also a chance to test my suggestion for obtaining English dictionary.

Accept this answer if helped you so others can benefit from.from it.

Think you don't have appropriate dictionary, but I guess installing myspell-en-gb && myspell-en-us is not gonna to work as you need hunspell version of dictionaries, not myspell. I have Debian and that's what I need, and Ubuntu is based on Debian so that's what you need to. Think you should pick from this site: dictionary-hunspell.

Next time you click Need another language? on download page in that first green square and then choose English you need. That would work for Windows users as they can't really install GNU/Linux packages.

Installing from extension is also fine but I see extension dictionaries as supplement for the main one, like when you need additional (second) language.

Please edit title of your question as it's slightly misleading. Go with something like "can't get spell checker to work" or such.

I suggest you also update LibreOffice to more current version — also a chance to test my suggestion for obtaining English dictionary.

Accept this answer if helped you so others can benefit from it.

Think you don't have appropriate dictionary, but I guess installing myspell-en-gb && myspell-en-us is not gonna to work as you need hunspell version of dictionaries, not myspell. I have Debian and that's what I need, and Ubuntu is based on Debian so that's what you need to. Think you should pick from this site: dictionary-hunspell.

Next time you click Need another language? on download page in that first green square and then choose English you need. That would work for Windows users as they can't really install GNU/Linux packages.

Installing from extension is also fine but I see extension dictionaries as supplement for the main one, like when you need additional (second) language.

Please edit title of your question as it's slightly misleading. Go with something like "can't get spell checker to work" or such.

I suggest you also update LibreOffice to more current version — also a chance to test my suggestion for obtaining English dictionary.

Accept this answer if helped you so others can benefit from it.

[I know question is made in 2016 but I'm answering for those who are search this same thing as there's no accepted answer and question not closed.]