[ubuntu-uk] Libre Office and Thunderbird Addressbook

Bruno Girin brunogirin at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 21:31:22 UTC 2011


On Tue, 2011-06-14 at 22:22 +0100, Gordon Burgess-Parker wrote:
> On 14/06/11 22:14, Colin Law wrote:
> > On 14 June 2011 22:10, Gordon Burgess-Parker<gbplinux at gmail.com>  wrote:
> >> I DO NOT BELIEVE THIS!
> >> Ubuntu 11.04 and Libre Office 3.3.2.
> >> the Ubuntu version of Libre Office will STILL NOT USE the Thunderbird
> >> addressbook as an address data source!
> >>
> >> WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU CANONICAL?
> >> WHY CANNOT YOU IMPLEMENT THIS VERY SIMPLE FUNCTION?
> >> Why do those of us who don't like Evolution have to remove the
> >> Ubuntu-supplied Office suite (and this has been going on for YEARS) and
> >> replace it with the suite downloaded directly from the suite site?
> > Could you provide a link to the bug report please?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Colin
> >
> It's not a bug, it's the way Canonical add the Office suite to Ubuntu. 
> It's been going on for years with Open Office and now they've done the 
> same with LO...
> If you use Evolution then OO (or LO I presume, I uninstall Evolution 
> because I never use it) will use the Evolution Addressbook but not 
> anything else.
> If you uninstall the Canonical-supplied Office suite and install direct 
> from OO ot LO then the TBird addressbook can be used as a data source.

Have you tried to install the mozilla-libreoffice package after you
install Thunderbird? Note that I don't use Thunderbird so don't know if
it will fix your problem.

Cheers,

Bruno





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