[SOLVED] How to revert to libreoffice 6 from libreoffice 7? – Ask Ubuntu

Issue

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I wanted to try libreoffice 7, however, the application crashes and it does not open even after running safe mode and restore the profile. I am using kubuntu focal fossa.

I want to go back to the previous version, libreoffice 6. I have tried the following solution:

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:libreoffice/ppa

But it gave me the following warning:

“PPA to be removed: ppa:libreoffice ppa:libreoffice

Warning: Could not find package list for PPA: ppa:libreoffice ppa:libreoffice”

Can someone help me, please?



Solution

Using Ubuntu Software, remove LibreOffice.

Then open "Software & Updates". On the second tab, "Other Software", uncheck the checkmark before both libreoffice PPA’s (https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/libreoffice/ppa/ubuntu..., one with binary code and one with source code). This inactivates the PPA. You can also fully remove by selecting the PPA and clicking "Remove"

Hit "Close" to close "Software & Updates". This will automatically refresh the software lists.

Reinstall LibreOffice from Ubuntu Software. Make sure you select the older .deb version and not the recent snap version.


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