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LibreOffice Writer will not Launch!

asked 2017-08-08 17:11:29 +0200

Mr Grumpier gravatar image

Version: Build ID: 1:5.4.0~rc3-0ubuntu0.16.04.1~lo1 CPU threads: 1; OS: Linux 4.4; UI render: default; VCL: gtk2; Locale: en-GB (en_GB.UTF-8); Calc: group 32 bit

this is from Libre Office CALC which will open! I cannot even open a new Text Document (word) from the spreadsheet or use file manager to open a file (.odt)

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Try to use a new user profile. Very important: Before doing any way described in section 2, backup your user profile so that you can restore it, if a new user profile does not solve your problem.

Regina gravatar imageRegina ( 2017-08-08 21:21:34 +0200 )edit

Tried this down to deleting the user profile (after back up). exec libreoffice --writer --safe-mode gives 'safe mode' screen but will not continue to writer. However I do now have a crash report (cannot copy paste) but

soffice.bin crashed with SIGSEGV in JNI_CreateJavaVM()

seems most appropiate

Mr Grumpier gravatar imageMr Grumpier ( 2017-08-11 12:09:30 +0200 )edit

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answered 2017-08-17 10:48:38 +0200

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Tried : LIBREOFFICE Options - Advanced and turned 'Use a Java Runtime Environment' OFF

Writer now Launches.
A Solution of sorts as I only use LibreOffice: Writer / Calc

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answered 2017-08-17 11:28:12 +0200

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