LibreOffice Spell Checker Howto

Fixing the Spell Checker in LibreOffice

After installing Linux Mint - Maya this is of course the 12.04 Ubuntu version, we were rather surprised to find that LibreOffice the Office application it come with, fails to correct spelling as you type in fact although it has the feature the feature does nothing.

You might at this point want to know how this might be fixed - well here is on way simply install the following package and reboot or logout and log back in your computer, restart the LibreOffice application all should be fine.

 #> sudo apt-get install myspell-en-gb

Now we should stress the above resolve for the English GB dictionary for other languages you will need to select the appropriate dictionary to use.