Ask Your Question
0

Is 5.2.2 LibreOffice upgrade compatible with Mac OS Sierra? [closed]

asked 2016-10-15 22:13:52 +0200

this post is marked as community wiki

This post is a wiki. Anyone with karma >75 is welcome to improve it.

I just deleted all remnants of OpenOffice due to crashes after last weeks install of OS Sierra plus possible lack of continued development.

Before I install LibreOffice v5.2.2, I want to know if there are problems with crashing or incompatibilities.

Thanks for any help.

edit retag flag offensive reopen merge delete

Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
close date 2020-08-09 18:31:40.719554

3 Answers

Sort by » oldest newest most voted
0

answered 2016-10-15 22:41:44 +0200

Blanksheet gravatar image

updated 2016-10-15 22:44:03 +0200

Out of the box LibreOffice does have issues with macOS Sierra. They are working on a fix which should come in a later release.

However there are simple work arounds to get it going depending on your hardware, iMac or MacBook Pro.

See: https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/questi...

and https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/questi...

If that does not fix your problem, please add a comment to your post with information like: error messages, hardware, etc.

edit flag offensive delete link more

Comments

LO is causing beachballs and becomes unusably slow. V 5.2.2.2 on sierra, MBP 15 inch 2013, 8 Gb, ssd, 2.7 Ghz + 27 inch Apple screen. No crashes just mini hangs and beach balls. Clean install of Sierra and LO, no upgrades. Procedure above don't help.

It starts when document contain a certain amount of graphics, just text seems to be a lot better

remcol gravatar imageremcol ( 2016-10-20 14:38:41 +0200 )edit
0

answered 2016-10-30 00:42:48 +0200

There's another post on this that identifies two possible workarounds: changing your color profile and turning off graphic card switching. I did the latter on my 2011 MacBook Pro and it now works fine. I didn't have to do anything on my '11 iMac to make it work.

See https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/questi... for more info, it might have been one of the links posted by Blanksheet.

edit flag offensive delete link more
0

answered 2016-10-28 14:46:06 +0200

GBH gravatar image

5.2.3 RC1 works great, but not 5.2.2.

edit flag offensive delete link more

Question Tools

2 followers

Stats

Asked: 2016-10-15 22:13:52 +0200

Seen: 2,413 times

Last updated: Oct 30 '16