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LibreOffice 5.1.1 for Slackware -current

libreoffce_logoLibreoffice 5.1.1 was released last week, check out the Document Foundation blog article. I Was busy with Plasma 5 updates and the Live ISOs but here they finally are: packages for Slackware -current (actually we have a release candidate! It’s now officially “Slackware 14.2 RC1″).

The Document Foundation statement about this release: “LibreOffice 5.1.1 is targeted at technology enthusiasts, early adopters and power users. For more conservative users, and for enterprise deployments, TDF suggests the “still” version: LibreOffice 5.0.5“. Which means I should update my LO 5.0.4 packages for Slackware 14.1 soon…

LO_5.1.1

Highlight for LibreOffice 5.1.1 is the implementation of a feature request that has been waiting since 2002 (!) according to the release notes:

  • LibreOffice 5.1.1 offers a long awaited feature in Writer – the first request dates back to 2002 – as it allows hiding the white space between pages to provide a continuous flow of text. This feature is extremely useful on laptops.

Packages can be obtained from these mirror sites and probably others too (if you have a fast, up-to-date and reliable mirror outside the US or UK I’d like to hear from you):

Cheers! Eric

Comments

Comment from zaskar
Posted: March 18, 2016 at 17:32

Thanks! This updated seems to solve the problems I reported with your previous package.

Comment from Eduardo
Posted: March 19, 2016 at 02:57

thank you Eric!

Comment from bratpit
Posted: March 19, 2016 at 17:26

Hi

I have got some strange thing in libreoffice from quite long time.

If I create new file with writer it says "can not write" and "General error" pop up.
Bu it writes properly , and if I open this file pop up is again with "General error"

This is for new created files and downloaded from net .If I save as Word document is OK .

In calc I have got "not all attributes could be read" popup.
I created new user the same.
Created from root – the same.

From console I have only this message but I do not know it is associated with this problem.
"
(soffice:19592): Gdk-WARNING **: gdk_window_set_icon_list: icons too large
Error creating proxy: Błąd podczas wywoływania metody StartServiceByName dla org.gtk.vfs.AfcVolumeMonitor: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ChildExited: Process org.gtk.vfs.AfcVolumeMonitor exited with status 127 (g-dbus-error-quark, 25)
"

I gave up.

Comment from E. Wayne Johnson
Posted: April 10, 2016 at 02:13

I installed this package. It works well.

Comment from alienbob
Posted: April 10, 2016 at 16:11

LibreOffice 5.1.2 should be coming up soon, if all goes well.

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