Opening the default address data source in LibreOffice on Ubuntu 16.10 causes the error `No SDBC driver was found for the given URL`. This error message is unhelpful and the user needs to dig through tons of search engine results to figure out what it actually means (one has to install LibreOffice from the website). The error message thus needs to be enhances with this information at least. There might be other causes for the error message, so they probably need to be added as well.
Unhelpful error message
Helpful error message
User Profile Reset: No
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:50.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/50.0
Unfortunately, this is not a problem with LibreOffice itself, but with the packaging made by Ubuntu that has made the conscious decision not to install Base by default with the rest of LibreOffice.
So, the problem lies with Ubuntu packaging. If you download LibreOffice from the TDF website, Base is always installed along with the other modules.
The error message could use some improvements, though.
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Unlike comment 1, this seems like LO problem of not informing user of the problem.
Repro 7.1+ in Windows while testing mailmerge bug 137510 with ODS database.