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asked 2016-05-01 19:35:53 +0200

dln949 gravatar image

Running Libre Office which I downloaded from the Libre Office Site, on Ubuntu 16.04.

Where do I find the option to check for Libre Office updates, and to manage the update process? There is nothing under the help menu item about updating.

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answered 2016-05-02 00:08:49 +0200

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updated 2016-05-04 15:55:34 +0200

From the menu, go to Tools->Options. Under LibreOffice in the left pane, select Online Update and make your choices in the right pane.

EDIT: I have no reason not to believe what you are saying. I was using LO v5.1.1.3 on xubuntu so I decided to upgrade to v5.1.2 and did a clean install - see my Option screen. I don't have an explanation for your situation.

Edit 2: I now installed the off-line help OffLineHelp.png and checked the on-line help OnLineHelp.png. Not sure where you are looking in help files.

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Thank you. However, your answer is not correct.

I wish I were allowed to upload a screenshot, but I'm too new to this forum, so I am not allowed to. So, you'll just have to believe me when I tell you:

When I go to Tools->Options, then open the line titled "LibreOffice", there is no option titled "Online Update". It does not exist.

Any other ideas on how I can manage updates? Thanks again.

dln949 gravatar imagedln949 ( 2016-05-04 04:26:20 +0200 )edit

One other possibility. If I remember correctly, Ubuntu installs with its' own version of LO. Since you installed a version from the LO site, you may need to reset the user profile. See this link.

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2016-05-04 17:45:57 +0200 )edit
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