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Libre 5.4.2 + Mint 18.2 Missing icons and crash

asked 2017-10-13 06:11:15 +0200

Dmitrykz gravatar image

updated 2017-10-13 06:12:13 +0200

Updated Libre from 5.1 to 5.4.2.2. Lost icons. When i go to Tools - Options - View, Libre shows a fatal error.

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https://ibb.co/nLCqow https://ibb.co/f0cegG https://ibb.co/goDKgG

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answered 2017-10-19 17:45:07 +0200

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Hi...I had the exact same issue...I've got a workaround if your interested....if installed, uninstall libreoffice-gnome, libreoffice-gtk, libreoffice-gtk2 and libreoffice-gtk3. Then launch writer, that time it will look really ugly and old school....under settings/view choose the icons you want to use, then close writer. Now reinstall libreoffice-gtk3. It should work, worked for me ;) @plus dom

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I agree. This still holds true in 2020 on LibreOffice 6.4

jastombaugh gravatar imagejastombaugh ( 2020-04-04 14:12:59 +0200 )edit
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answered 2020-04-04 14:12:20 +0200

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This still holds true today. libreoffice-gtk, libreoffice-gtk2 and libreoffice-gtk3 are imperative for your theme integration.

Wish I would have stumbled on this post earlier.

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Remember that gtk and gtk2 are deprecated in favour of gtk3 (this is not a LO requirement but GTK+ evolution). The bad experience also means the themes have not been updated to follow GTK+. Consequently, either drop non LO-endorsed themes (many of them if not all are user contributions) or carefully choose themes compliant with latest GTK+ version (this is not easy because many theme developers take for granted that GTK+ API never changes).

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2020-04-04 14:50:49 +0200 )edit
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