How to Copy a Customized Toolbar to a New Kubuntu Installation?

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qajaq
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I have used several generations of OpenOffice/LibreOffice in several different generations of Kubuntu, and I have customized the main toolbar to suit my usage. In the past, I’ve been able to simply copy a file (buried very deeply in a long series of subdirectories) from an old installation to a new one. The path to the toolbar configuration file looked like this:

~/.libreoffice/3/user/config/soffice.cfg/modules/swriter/toolbar/standardbar.xml

However, as I’m now trying to upgrade from Kubuntu 12.04, I navigate to that “…/toolbar” subdirectory and find it empty, even though my toolbar is customized as it has been in the past.

Can anyone tell me where the customized toolbar file is stashed in 12.04?

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LO version?
Which version of LO do you have installed? Since v3.5 the user profile directory location changed.

EDIT: Oh, wait, are you using a PPA variant or the website version?

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I’m using version 4.2.8.2,
I’m using version 4.2.8.2, Build ID 420m0 (Build 2).I don’t know what you mean by “a PPA variant or the website version” – I’m using the LibreOffice software that was packaged with Kubuntu 14.04. Does that answer the question?

I followed the link you provided and found the subdirectory indicated, copied the standardbar.xml file into
~/.config/libreoffice/4/user/config/soffice.cfg/modules/swriter/toolbar/
I then shut down and restarted the computer, but the original toolbar settings are still in place.

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It is often the case that the libreoffice package provided by a distribution (via PPA / use of apt-get etc.) includes customisations. I no longer keep up with these variants as they are numerous and too difficult to troubleshoot unless the exact same distribution is being used. This is also why that page I linked contains the caveat statement it does.

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