I can't start LibreOffice after a system crash

asked 2019-07-13 19:08:18 +0200

After a Kubuntu 19.04 system crash I'm having trouble restarting LibreOffice. It tries to recover a lost file, and the attempt failed . when if 'finish' or 'discard' the recovery process the whole program closes. It was a Calc file I've lost, but the same issue happens in Writer. Any thoughts other than deleting and reinstalling the application. Thanks

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Before reinstalling try libreoffice --save-mode on the command line. If that starts LibreOffice then most probably your user profile is corrupt and reinstalling wouldn't fix anything (which btw. on Linux is a solution in very rare cases) . Please read this about user profile and this about Safe Mode.

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-07-13 19:31:15 +0200 )edit

--Save-mode did not work, but the output showed me a --no-restore switch and that got me fixed.... Thanks for the hint.

trekerj gravatar imagetrekerj ( 2019-07-13 21:00:53 +0200 )edit