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No startup icons Windows 8.1/LibreOffice 5.0

asked 2015-08-24 16:00:30 +0200

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updated 2015-08-24 16:03:14 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I installed LibreOffice 5.0 on my Windows 8.1 (32bit) Dell PC but there are no desktop or icons in the start->all programs in the folder, and no executable files in C:\Program Files\LibreOffice_5.0_SDK. So I uninstalled, rebooted, and tried again with the same result.

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answered 2015-08-24 19:37:34 +0200

lvcabbie gravatar image

I'm not certain but think LO5 is ONLY for Windows 10.

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Right. So you think that I should remove it from my Debian6, then? No, wait a moment - it came as either a .deb or a .rpm or a .tar.gz file. No, I'm sure that you know what you're talking about.

Alex Kemp gravatar imageAlex Kemp ( 2015-08-24 20:15:07 +0200 )edit

Absolutely false, @lvcabbie.

rautamiekka gravatar imagerautamiekka ( 2015-08-24 20:47:21 +0200 )edit

answered 2015-08-24 23:03:33 +0200

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LO 5 works on Windows 8 and 10. Did you get any error messages during the install? Something must have installed as you were able to find the install to be able to uninstall it.
The location you quoted for the files, C:\Program Files\LibreOffice_5.0_SDK, would be the location for the LO SDK (Software Development Kit) and not the LO main program. Did you install the main LO program?

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