LibreOffice with Unity buggy?

Liam Proven lproven at
Wed Sep 5 10:41:09 UTC 2012

On 5 September 2012 11:22, David Fletcher <dave at> wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-09-04 at 12:33 +0100, Liam Proven wrote:
>> OK, so you do have the drivers installed. Not the latest version,
>> though; that /could/ be a problem.
>> From a later message, I see that you have updated slightly & so far
>> things are behaving, is that right?
> Not really.
> I'm wondering if there's some strange interaction with Chrome. When I
> started up LibreOffice Calc just now, with Chrome running on another
> desktop, it was overwriting the row and column headers again, sort of
> like the screen grab. Did you take a look at that?

I did.

I've never heard of any such interaction on Linux (I have on Windows,
although mainly in the bad old days) before but I suppose it's not

FWIW I am running Chrome & vanilla LibreOffice side-by-side with no
problems on a machine with an nVidia card, on driver 295.40 - no

> I'm feeling reluctant to install the latest version from
> or whatever it is, because when I did it on the old laptop it came as
> dozens of separate .deb files instead of one. Maybe there's still a
> single command to remove it if something goes wrong?

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