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Since I updated to Ubuntu 15.04 the application background and the background in the context menus is black in LibreOffice:

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So far I have not succeeded in turning it back to the system colors.

Steps taken:

  • Manually changed the colors in Tools -> Options -> Appearance to white
  • Turned off and on Tools -> Options -> Accessibility -> Automatically detect high contrast mode
  • sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice* and re-install

None of those steps fixed the problem. Thanks for any help.

  • Try to rename the LibreOffice User directory when LO is closed: ~/.config/libreoffice/4 to ~/.config/libreoffice/4.old so LO creates a new config directory on next start. – tohuwawohu Apr 27 '15 at 5:13
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tohuwawohu's suggestion solved the problem:

Try to rename the LibreOffice User directory when LO is closed: ~/.config/libreoffice/4 to ~/.config/libreoffice/4.old so LO creates a new config directory on next start.

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