Life imitates XKCD.
- Get cryptic error from Libre Office
- Realize this is one package I never want to understand. It's an MS Office replacement which faithfully replicates the whole anti-UNIX philosophy of MS Office. Down to some of the Excel statistics bugs.
- Google for "Extension manager: exception in synchronize"
- Find this record of an chat session in German
- Find a reference to this bug at 8:25 pm in the chat
- ls /usr/lib/libreoffice/share/uno_packages/cache/uno_packages
- chmod a+rx /usr/lib/libreoffice/share/uno_packages/cache/uno_packages
- It works again!