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Undefined symbol: _ZN11LanguageTagC1ERKS_

asked 2018-02-12 17:14:02 +0200

seanman gravatar image

I try to open LibreOffice and I get:

/usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/ undefined symbol: _ZN11LanguageTagC1ERKS_

This was after I added the LO PPA and try to install the latest version. Same error happened then, so I removed all the LO packages and went back to the Ubuntu version.

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Please report that to the PPA; and don't forget (as you did here) to include the Ubuntu version you are using, and the PPA version.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2018-02-12 17:19:52 +0200 )edit

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answered 2018-02-12 23:16:53 +0200

seanman gravatar image

After a couple of hours, this is the only way I could fix the problem:

I purged LibreOffice: sudo apt-get purge libreoffice*

And then I deleted the /usr/lib libreoffice directory: /usr/lib/libreoffice/program

Did an autoremove: sudo apt-get autoremove

Then reinstalled: sudo apt-get install libreoffice

Now LibreOffice appears to be working properly.

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answered 2018-02-13 10:06:05 +0200

You can fix it this way: sudo apt install --reinstall libreoffice

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I am using Debian testing version and I faced with this problem. This solution worked for me.

galzsolt gravatar imagegalzsolt ( 2018-02-26 22:02:22 +0200 )edit
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