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Hi :)
I think the best policy right now is to sit&wait to see if anyone else
reports this problem in the near future.  If they do we might be able
to get enough information to make a bug-report then.

I have had a similar case on Windows 7 when attempting to install MS
Office 2010.  We had wanted all machines to have the same
configurations so i was editing the xml file on the server so that i
could go to each machine and just double-click the installer.  I was
trying to find a way of pushing it out to all the machines to save
myself the walk but apparently it's not worth doing for less than 50
machines so i gave up and tried to catch machines when they weren't
being used rather than stopping people from working or doing it at a
scheduled time.  My boss grabbed the DVDs off me and did his own
install on hos own machine and then told me off because his icons were
the generic broken-link type icon.  His settings are not quite the
same either but no-one's noticed that.  Everyone else's were fine.  I
still don't really know exactly what is wrong with his machine but he
really doesn't like me messing with his machine.  Hence his regularly
has problems and has even blue-screened a few times.  However, that is
Windows and a different program so it's unlikely to be a similar
Regards from
Tom :)

On 4 January 2014 00:31, Kracked_P_P---webmaster
<> wrote:

Yes you might have issues with a Beta 4.2.x.x.
I just - this afternoon - replaced 4.0.6 with 4.1.4 and will be testing it
out for a bit.

I started with 9.04 or 9.10, kept 10.04 LTS till 12.04 LTS came out.  I
tried to update to 11.xx but has issues that ended up being 11.xx issues
with my on-board video card that 10.04 did not have.  I found out about that
when I went to 12.04 and the same problem was there, but went away with a
upgrade from NVIDIA on-mother-board to NVIDIA PCIe-card.

I have upgraded - not clean install - before on a laptop, but things keep
being kept on the drive that is no longer needed.  The clean install from
10.04 to 12.04 reduced the drive space of everything installed in the root
folders other than "/home" by over 50 GB that the 11.04 to 12.04 upgrading
without a clean install.  I did this on a laptop.  So anytime I "upgrade" it
needs to be a clean install.  The problem with that is I keep forgetting all
these little things like the needed files to be able to lay "protected" DVDs
on my Ubuntu desktop and a lot of other "stuff" that I need to get my work
done.  Took a few weeks to install everything [or remembering what is needed
to be installed] that I had on my previous version of Ubuntu.

Once I install the OS, then I have to install MATE all over again and all of
the tweaks for that desktop environment.  Also the time to install all of
the packages I use on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis.  When I installed
12.04 on a new drive, after the old one failed, it took over 16 hours to
install the OS, MATE, and all of the packages, less all of the tweaks and
such I keep forgetting to install till I need them.  That is with a
semi-fast quad processor desktop.  It takes much more on my slower dual core
desktop I dual boot with Win7.

On 01/03/2014 07:01 PM, Don C. Myers wrote:


I've not had any issues with LO (Document Foundation Version) on
Ubuntu 13.10 with Unity on several machines. Since 4.2 is still in beta you
might want to try and see if the same thing happens. If
works fine, odds are it is a bug in 4.2. If you have the same issues with
both versions, then I would think it is something with your computer.

You are correct, Ubuntu 14.04 is the next long term release. I've read
quite a few good things about it, and nothing that scares me. I've had every
version since 8.10. 13.10 is the most polished, and also the fastest version
yet. Upgrading even just to get the kernel updates I've found to be


On 01/03/2014 05:47 PM, CVAlkan wrote:

I'm using LibreOffice Version: Build ID:
with 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

I've never used Mate, only Unity, so can't comment on that.

My understanding is that Ubuntu 14.04 is the next long term release, but
from all I've heard I must say I'm quite nervous about upgrading when the
time comes.

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