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Invalid symbolic link in /usr/lib(64)/ooo3/basis3.2/presets/config causes OpenOffice to crash

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 Service Pack 1


One of the applications from the OpenOffice suite crashes. Additionally, an "infinite" directory structure is created in the users home directory, at path:


There is an invalid symbolic link in the OpenOffice_org-l10n-extras package. Removing it should resolve this issue. The symbolic link is at path:

Additional Information

This issue has been reported to engineering and will be corrected in one of the upcoming maintenance updates. Customers interested in receiving a PTF package containing the fix before the maintenance update is released should open a service request with SUSE Technical Services.


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  • Document ID:7006984
  • Creation Date: 04-Oct-2010
  • Modified Date:15-Mar-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

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