[CentOS] LibreOffice locking up

Mon May 25 23:13:59 UTC 2020
H <agents at meddatainc.com>

On 05/25/2020 02:15 AM, hw wrote:
> On Sun, 2020-05-24 at 19:56 -0400, H wrote:
>> I am running LibreOffice under the latest update of CentOS 7 and
>> the Mate desktop. Not infrequently LibreOffice Calc locks up and I have
>> to force close the application. Altough the spreadsheet is rather large I
>> would not consider it complex.
>> This has been going on for some time and I am curious if the bug might be
>> in LibreOffice or if there is some interaction with the Mate desktop that
>> might be responsible. Both CentOS, LibreOffice and Mate have been
>> regularly updated from the standard repositories for a long time.
>> Does anyone else have the same problem?
> Yes, libreoffice sometimes locks up when trying to open a file.  The same
> problem was there with Debian, and now it's the same with Fedora.
> I have made a bug report about it, and the response was that there is
> insufficient information to do anyhing.  Unfortunately, I don't have
> sufficient information I could give because it just happens sometimes to
> users who have been so far unable to tell me if particular types of files
> are affected or if there are any discerninable circumstances that could
> help to figure this out.
> Here's the bug report: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1809771
> _______________________________________________
> CentOS mailing list
> CentOS at centos.org
> https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos

For some reason I could not enter a new bug for LibreOffice since the package is missing from the the list of Fedora apps. I thus added information to your bug report above.

I encourage other users encountering similar bugs in LO to add information.