I have a post over in the software forum which has just hit the ton - 100 views - but no answers. No answers in the LibreOffice forum nor linuxquestions.org either. It has to do with running LibreO... [by taylorkh]
If an executable is called through a symlink, it can behave differently based on the name of that symlink.Running gksu will activate different routines than running gksu through the gksudo symlink.Do you have sane /dev/pts settings? Any terminal output?EDIT: Maybe check inheritance of environment variables?