> 1. I delete / remove OOO
Given that OOO comes as a package on *buntu I'd *hope* one could remove it via
the manager (Adept or Synaptic) - but it may be too tightly bound to a bunch
of other packages to actually give you a pain-free time of it.
> 2. Reinstall
If the packaged version is the problem then re-using it won't really help. It
sounds like one of those times that going to the latest version is needed. I
would fetch the app from OOO's website and figure out how to install it - and
then install it to some totally different directory, maybe /opt which is
where stuff like that goes.
> 3. run with defaults unchanged and if spell works
> 4. Personalise the options 1by 1 until it stops working
Yes sounds good. You will burn a lot of time though. Perhaps a web-search of
bugs already reported will yield better results.
After that, I'd try to use the OOO version, as-installed by *buntu, and
document the steps to demonstrate the bug. Include your O/S version and OOO
version numbers and then report that as a bug. No need to get all forensic,
simply show others how to fall over the same problem.
> I suspect command line is the way to go.
The cli is always the way to go
But you don't need to add suffering to woe
right now - it's a thing worth learning, but KISS for the moment.
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