[CentOS] libreoffice 4.4 or 5 in CentOS 6

Tue Dec 15 07:51:20 UTC 2015
wwp <subscript at free.fr>

Hello Patrick,

On Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:10:07 +0100 Patrick Bervoets <patrick.bervoets at psc-elsene.be> wrote:

> Op 14-12-15 om 23:54 schreef Scott Robbins:
> > On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 09:43:54PM +0100, Patrick Bervoets wrote:  
> >> I need the ability to make signed PDFs in LibreOffice, so I tried LO 5 and LO 4.4 rpms from LO.org but they are useless (menu and toolbar are black).
> >> Anyone been able to use a higher version of LO?
> >>  
> > Yes, I easily installed libreoffice-5.x on my CentOS-6x box.  I think all I
> > did was download the tarball, go in the rpm directory and run rpm -ivh
> > *rpm.
> > This seems useful.
> >
> > http://www.tecmint.com/install-libreoffice-on-rhel-centos-fedora-debian-ubuntu-linux-mint/
> >
> >  
> That's what I did :-)
> Only I used yum, but that wouldn't make a difference, would it?
> I don't think this list accepts screenshots, so I'll try to describe. The menu is a black rectangle, if you click somewhere you see the dropdown which is black with 1 or 2 menu-items in white.
> Toolbar is black with some buttons visible (some of them disappearing when moused-over). Dialog boxes have black buttons etc.
> All in all rather difficult to use.
> Do you run gnome? Maybe then this is a KDE thing.

Maybe it's a desktop theme issue, did you try another one? IIRC there's
a settings in LO to follow the desktop theme or not (or something
approaching), that's something to check too.


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