Is anyone w/ Debian's LibreOffice 6.4.0 able to open help?

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Is anyone w/ Debian's LibreOffice 6.4.0 able to open help?

Postby stevepusser » 2020-02-11 04:27

Either in upstream Debian, or from buster-backports? I and others using MX 19 are getting an error about not having permissions to open an object, both with the F1 key and from its menu. :(
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Re: Is anyone w/ Debian's LibreOffice 6.4.0 able to open hel

Postby Chrisdb » 2020-02-11 06:11

This is the backported version.... I will try and get back to you this evening.

Wild guess, could it be related to the apparmor profile?
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Re: Is anyone w/ Debian's LibreOffice 6.4.0 able to open hel

Postby Bloom » 2020-02-11 08:23

I don't run MX but plain Debian and I can open LO 6.4's help without any problems. You need to have the libreoffice-help package for your language installed, though.
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Re: Is anyone w/ Debian's LibreOffice 6.4.0 able to open hel

Postby stevepusser » 2020-02-11 18:14

Bloom wrote:I don't run MX but plain Debian and I can open LO 6.4's help without any problems. You need to have the libreoffice-help package for your language installed, though.


Yes, that was the first thing I tried, as well as install all recommended packages, and booting with systemd and without it, but no cigar. By "plain Debian", I assume you mean you're running Buster and installed the backports version of LO, not any of the other options (deb from website, appimage, snap, etc).

I'll look into the apparmor suggestion, but I don't know much about that setup.
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Re: Is anyone w/ Debian's LibreOffice 6.4.0 able to open hel

Postby Chrisdb » 2020-02-11 19:32

ok I can confirm the same issue using the backported version:
Object not accesible. The object cannot be accessed due to insufficient user rights.


So it seems to be a general issue...
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