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On Monday, February 07, 2022 20:20 EST, "Michael D. Setzer II" <> wrote:
 =On 7 Feb 2022 at 17:17, Dave Barton wrote:</div>
Subject:          Re: [libreoffice-users] LibreOffice 7.3 not
working on Fedora 34??
From:        0;    Dave Barton <>
Date sent:      Mon, 7 Feb 2022 17:17:07 +0000

On 06/02/2022 22:28, Jean-Baptiste Faure wrote:

Le 03/02/2022 à 10:56, Michael D. Setzer II a écrit :
Yesterday, Downloaded and installed and it reports a
crash, but just gives option to submit it, but no details.
Come up in safe mode, but opening calc just drops to
command prompt.
Tried running with strace, and don't see anything that
looks like error.</font>
Have the Fedora 34 regular latest version running fine,
and have the had 7.2.x versions up to 7.2.5 and both work
Thought perhaps having 7.2.5 and 7.3 caused issue, so
uninstalled both, and then reinstalled 7.3, but same
results.> >> Have uninstalled 7.3, and put the 7.2.5 back, and it is
working.> >> Only tested with Calc, so not sure if 7.3 had other items
working?> >> Don't know what it actual submitted with the error it
found, or if includes any way to contact me of issue?
Thanks.> >>

Seems like this bugreport:

Best regards.> > JBF


This bug has been reported in the forums of a number Linux distros. The
issue is very random and appears to only arise in some hardware

For example, I run PCLinuxOS with either Intel or AMD based hardware on
a number of machines and I cannot reproduce the crash. For others with
near equivalent hardware and software environments to mine, the crash is
100% reproducible.>
This is going to be a difficult one for the devs to track down.

Did notice something in message log file.
If run libreoffice7.3 but don't try calc there is nothing,
but if try calc and it crashes the log has these lines??

Feb  8 11:04:04 setzconote audit[513755]: ANOM_ABEND auid=1000 uid=0 gid=0 ses=2 
subj=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:unconfined_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 pid=513755 comm="soffice.bin" 
sig=4 res=1
Feb  8 11:04:05 setzconote abrt-server[513792]: Package 'libreoffice7.3' isn't signed with proper 

Unfortuantely, the lines on abrt at time don't seem to show anything to me.
Feb  8 11:04:05 setzconote abrt-dump-journal-oops[2039]: abrt-dump-journal-oops: Found oopses: 1
Feb  8 11:04:05 setzconote abrt-dump-journal-oops[2039]: abrt-dump-journal-oops: Creating problem 
Feb  8 11:04:05 setzconote abrt-server[513792]: Package 'libreoffice7.3' isn't signed with proper 
keyFeb  8 11:04:05 setzconote abrt-server[513792]: 'post-create' on 
'/var/spool/abrt/ccpp-2022-02-08-11:04:05.227869-513755' exited with 1
Feb  8 11:04:05 setzconote abrt-server[513792]: Deleting problem directory 
Feb  8 11:04:06 setzconote abrt-server[513791]: Can't find a meaningful backtrace for hashing in 
Feb  8 11:04:06 setzconote abrt-server[513791]: Preserving oops '.' because DropNotReportableOopses 
is 'no'</span>
Feb  8 11:04:06 setzconote abrt-notification[513811]: System encountered a non-fatal error in ??()
Feb  8 11:04:06 setzconote abrt-dump-journal-oops[2039]: Reported 1 kernel oopses to Abrt


 What I am about to say has no bearing on anything related to reality, but, this is what I had to 
do to make VMWare work on Fedora after I built my own  binaries. The likliehood that this will work 
for you is very small indeed. 

I think you will need to create a password for signing. I do not remember when, but, just think of 
a password and write it down or something. 

(1) Generate a key, but do NOT use CN=VMware, use something like CN=LibreOffice
openssl req -new -x509 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout MOK.priv -outform DER -out MOK.der -nodes -days 
36500 -subj "/CN=VMware/"

(2) Import said key
mokutil --import MOK.der

(3) Sign the file of importance. In my case it was vmmon and vmnet (I ran this twice) for oyu it is 
probably soffice.bin
/usr/src/kernels/$(uname -r)/scripts/sign-file sha256 ./MOK.priv ./MOK.der $(modinfo -n vmmon)

Will this work? Probably not. If you are using Fedora, why not just use the version in the repo? 

I only mention all this because if it were me I would try it, but I am on Fedora 35 now and I am 
using the version from the fedora repo. 



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