Created attachment 126976 [details]
file does not exist bogus error message
This bug is similar – BUT NOT THE SAME – as Bug 40244.
I had just deleted everything from an old drive partition as part of a clean up project. Wanted to put a file in that partition as a message that clean up had been done.
Attempted to write that file  to hard drive formatted with ext4.
Got error message .
Discovered that the directory was owned by “root”. Of course, the file was being edited by “user”.
Error Message  is therefore bogus. Should read like ,  or .
This is LibreOffice as packaged with Mint Linux 18.
It reports itself as:
Build ID: 1:5.1.4-0ubuntu1
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Linux 4.4; UI Render: default;
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8)
 ‘Was Old Boot Drive – 100Gb Drive - IGNORE ME.odt’
 "Error saving the document <document name>: <path>/<document name> does not exist".
 "Error saving the document ….. User cannot write to directory owned by root"
 "Error saving the document ….. you are not directory owner"
 "Error saving the document ….. "insufficient permissions"
See attached picture.
Hello bugcatcher, *,
thank you for reporting this bug :) I can confirm it with
OS: Debian Testing AMD64
LO: Version: 188.8.131.52
CPU-Threads: 4; BS-Version: Linux 4.5; UI-Render: GL;
Gebietsschema: de-DE (de_DE.UTF-8)
(Debian's own version)
but also back to
OOo: OpenOffice.org 3.2.0
(parallel installed, following the instructions from https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Installing_in_parallel/Linux)
so I am setting status to "New" and version to "Inherited from OOo", as this bug is also reproducible with the above mentioned OOo version. I would prefer to see your suggestion no.5 as an error message ... ;)
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