libre-writer problem

Jay Ridgley jridgley2 at
Tue Nov 18 18:19:33 UTC 2014

On 11/18/2014 07:58 AM, Colin Law wrote:
> On 18 November 2014 13:27, Jay Ridgley <jridgley2 at> wrote:
>> Folks I get the following message when I try to open a *doc  file from an
>> e-mail message:
>> loading component library failed:
>> file:///usr/lib/libreoffice/program/../program/
>> I looked on the net and the suggested fix for this message was reinstall
>> libre-office, and libre-writer, so I did that. I still get the message what
>> else did I miss?
>> The remainder of LibreOffice appears to run fine.
> Is that the complete error message?

  Component cannot be loaded, possibly broken or incomplete installation.
Full error message:

  Precedes the message above
> Does writer function ok if you are not opening a file from an email?

  I just tried to open a file that was created by writer earlier, it 
also displays the same message. I tried to create a new document, it 
fails as well... It appears that writer is broken??

> Colin


Jay Ridgley
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