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2016-07-17 08:57:14 +0200 answered a question any hello world programs?

HelloWorld is available to suit most OS's including Ubuntu, do a quick search of optional packages for your OS version .

Try reading one of these:

    [writing-first-python-program](http://www.thehelloworldprogram.com/python/writing-first-python-program)

or, Tutorial for Python3 with classic: HelloWorld

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2016-07-17 08:04:43 +0200 answered a question Calc freezing when opening spreadsheet

Check with opening a known CSV or ODS file, found excel spreadsheets size appears may create issues when Calc attempts to convert them.

2016-07-03 09:23:20 +0200 answered a question Calc freezing when opening spreadsheet

openSUSE Leap 42.1 (x86_64) 64-bit GNOME Version 3.16.2 Version: 5.0.4.2 Build ID: 00m0(Build:2) Locale: en-AU (en_US.UTF-8)

Similar issue for some time, finding some files like two xls here fail to open, either crash or fail to convert to ods

Problem appears relate to size the XLS files, however as without MS-W need way to convert some XLS to CSV or ODS.

These files [ Source http://www.afr.com/share-tables BTW self renames to show dates] are available in XLS and CSV

   1885287 Jul  3 15:16 CCisda20160701.xls    
   1351562 Jul  3 15:16 DDmoda20160701.xls

These both fail to open today.

The CSV version files open OK, then convert.

 109703 Jul  3 15:15 CCisda20160701.csv
  69316 Jul  3 15:15 DDmoda20160701.csv

Noted earlier EU sort ability to convert XLS to ODS, so hoped this would be resolved, as IMHO this enough discourage some from change to ODS.

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2016-07-03 09:06:24 +0200 answered a question How do I open large (400 MB) .xls file in Calc?

Similar issue for some time, finding some files like two xls here fail to open, so fail to convert to ods

   1885287 Jul  3 15:16 CCisda20160701.xls    
   1351562 Jul  3 15:16 DDmoda20160701.xls

[ Source http://www.afr.com/share-tables BTW self renames to show dates]

For reference the CSV version files open OK, then convert.

 109703 Jul  3 15:15 CCisda20160701.csv
  69316 Jul  3 15:15 DDmoda20160701.csv

Noted earlier EU sort ability to convert XLS to ODS, so hoped this would be resolved.

IMHO is enough discourage some from change to ODS.

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2016-01-04 11:23:59 +0200 commented question file xxx is corrupt and cannot be opened, when error is password

Since posted above, same result occurred, IMHO each time mistyped passwords.

IF this a planned reaction to faulty password, is safer to cancel out, then try again being more careful with what type.

Each time cancelled out, rather than select fix file, then tried open again, with correct password, the files opening fine.

Couple times tried fix file, fix attempt failed, so found myself searching for backup copies.

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2015-12-07 14:10:08 +0200 asked a question file xxx is corrupt and cannot be opened, when error is password

First I am a happy libreoffice users :-)

When mis-typing password am seeing this ERROR message:

**The file 'Deleted.ods' is corrupt and therefore cannot be opened. LibreOffice can try to repair the file.

The corruption could be the result of document manipulation or of structural document damage due to data transmission. We recommend that you do not trust the content of the repaired document. Execution of macros is disabled for this document. Should LibreOffice repair the file?**

Attempt to repair the file may or may not work. After restoring from BackUp copies a few times, realized the ERROR was NOT corrupt file, rather typing error.

This ERROR consistent when type an incorrect password, then when type carefully file opens OK.

IMHO the message CORRUPT FILE is not correct, that correct message should be PASSWORD FAILED.

This happening since recently upgraded libreoffice to:
Name: libreoffice Version: 5.0.2.2-1.2 Arch: x86_64 Vendor: openSUSE Installed: Yes Status: up-to-date

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2014-04-20 07:04:20 +0200 answered a question Why is there no Firebird option in LibreOffice 4.2 on Ubuntu?

openSUSE 13.1 (Bottle) (x86_64) shows firebird available to install with libreoffice Version: 4.1.5.3-17.1

2014-04-04 01:24:23 +0200 answered a question why cant i even start a download? I donated the default amount.

using openSuSE terminal and aria2c just downloaded all the document PDF's

(COMMAND=) aria2c https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/i...

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