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Why has the profile directory location changed since LibreOffice 3.5? [closed]

asked 2012-03-06 13:18:16 +0100

updated 2020-08-19 05:54:18 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Many workarounds when debugging and troubleshooting suggest removing the profile directory to reset all parameters of the application. In this answer there is mention of LibreOffice 3.5.0 now using ~/.config/libreoffice instead of ~/.libreoffice.

Why did this change? Has this changed for all OSs or only GNU/Linux?

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answered 2012-03-07 17:03:51 +0100

cloph gravatar image

It did change because ~/.config is a not-so-new-anymore standard for configuration settings on linux:

And it did not change for Windows (although different versions of windows use different paths - see also, and did not change for Mac OSX

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Thank you!

MagicFab gravatar imageMagicFab ( 2012-03-08 04:29:59 +0100 )edit

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