I made a fresh install of Mint 17.1, 64-bit on a Dell Optiplex 745 machine.
Mint comes with LibreOffice 126.96.36.199.
Since there is a newer version (188.8.131.52) available, I downloaded and
However, I now have under (Mint) Menu -> Office TWO Libreoffice items
each (Writer, Calc etc.).
In the newer version I am not able to modify / install an extensions.
I get errors like:
"Error while installing extension Alternative searching. The error
message is: an error occurred during file opening
The extension will not be installed."
"Error reading data from the Internet.
Server error message: Could not read status line: Connection reset by peer."
"General Internet error has occurred."
Somehow I suspect, the old package gets in the way (this kind of trouble
with extensions has NEVER happened
on any computer with ANY OS before) and I would like to remove it ...
but don't know how.
Software Manager and Synaptic Package Manger show only ONE version of
Is there a trick to do this?
What are the chances this will solve the extension problem?
I am also wondering why the newer version did not replace the older one.
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