Ubuntu – Unable to install LanguageTool 2.5 extension for LibreOffice 4.2 on Ubuntu 14.04

14.04javalibreofficeopenoffice.orgsoftware installation

I am not able to install LanguageTool extension for LibreOffice. Getting exception when I try to install it.

p.s. Somebody says that the solution is installing openoffice.org-java-common package but Ubuntu 14.04 does not have this package in its repository.

System details:

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

LibreOffice: 4.2 (

LanguageTool: 2.5

Java: Oracle JDK 1.8.0_05

Exception message:

Exception message

Best Answer

    1. First of all, the most important:

      sudo apt-get installlibreoffice-java-commonjava-common

    2. Go to LibreOffice Options menu, choose Advanced and be sure Use Java runtime environment is checked and a Java version is selected.

    3. Now install your extension either by double-clicking on it in File Manager or by importing it in LibreOffice Extension Manager dialog.

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