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Old 02-10-2015, 11:46 AM   #1
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Headless libreoffice doesn't create file

I am trying to convert a PDF document from an Excel and PowerPoint document. I installed it and ran the command. It gives no warning.. Just doesn't create a new PDF document. I've successfully done this before, but I think it was a different server. I've checked file permissions, but don't think it is the issue (I've tried as a normal user and as root).

I could convert doc, docx, and txt files, but not xls, xlsx, ppt, and pptx files.

Thoughts why? Is there a verbose option or a log file which I could check for clues?

Thank you

yum -y install libreoffice-headless libreoffice-writer
Package 1:libreoffice-headless- already installed and latest version
Package 1:libreoffice-writer- already installed and latest version
libreoffice --headless -convert-to pdf myfile.xlsx

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Old 02-10-2015, 12:23 PM   #2
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Need to install libreoffice-calc and libreoffice-impress for Excel and PowerPoint files, respectively.

Don't think this was previously required. Any comments would be appreciated.


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