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asked 2012-03-21 02:48:26 +0200

diederic gravatar image

updated 2015-10-19 14:10:37 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I've tried some of the suggestions like

sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice3.5-dict-en [sudo] password for diederic: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done

E: The package libreoffice3.5-dict-en needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. I'm at a loss what to do.

This was the error message I got when opening package manager

E: The package libreoffice3.5-dict-en needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. E: Internal error opening cache (1). Please report.

Any suggestions? Thanks Diederic

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close date 2015-10-19 14:18:30.208588


Hi @diederic, Were you able to get LibreOffice running properly on your computer? Please let us know if you need additional help. Thanks!

qubit gravatar imagequbit ( 2013-01-25 09:57:54 +0200 )edit

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answered 2012-12-22 14:09:01 +0200

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updated 2012-12-22 14:10:01 +0200

I've just had the same issue and it caused problems with general updates and software installation too. Here is how I (finally) worked it out, in my case it was libreoffice3.6 on Ubuntu:

1) In a terminal, type:

sudo dpkg -i libreoffice3.6-dict-en

This allowed updates to work again, but installations didn't. I found a new error as a result of above and had to type:


sudo dpkg -r libreoffice3.6*

This process reported some parts that failed to remove properly so I ran it repeatedly (two times in fact) until it completed without error.

From this point on my system was working normally again and installations / updates etc work well again.

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