LibreOffice under Lubuntu

Peter Hillier-Brook phb at
Fri Sep 26 21:28:15 UTC 2014

On 26/09/14 18:38, Aere Greenway wrote:
> On 09/26/2014 10:31 AM, Peter Hillier-Brook wrote:
>> Just to knock this issue on the head; I tried the version in the
>> repositories (a rather old and encountered the same problem so
>> it looks like a graphics card problem, despite all other text-using
>> programs functioning well. These include Abiword, Leafpad and of course
>> the X terminal.
>> Interestingly it's only the text in menus and dialogue boxes that is
>> affected. Creating a new Writer document supports text input within the
>> document!
> Peter:
> As I recall (it's been a long time), my KeyMusician Keyboard (Java
> application) also had similar problems on just that machine.
> It might be an artifact of the way Java does graphics, since I think
> LibreOffice (or at least common portions of it) use Java.
> Those problems do not occur on 12.04 - only on more recent system levels
> (with that old graphics card).
I hope it's not Java. My understanding is that only Base uses Java; the
rest is C++?

Peter HB

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