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As of Ubuntu 11.04, the package lxpanel 0.5.6 and Libreoffice 3.3.x, the bug still exist, freezing lxpanel after saving and closing current ODF files. I suspected lxpanel bug, looking it over the Internet and haven’t found any confirmation that it actually does the freezing. While seeking answers over the Internet I’ve found this bug thread: (click here), which fixes my problem, I’m not 100% sure it will work on all cases though, but good enough to give it a try.
1. Install the necessary libraries and tools to compile the lxpanel 0.5.8 from source.
sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev libmenu-cache1-dev intltool
3. Compile the source code. Go to the folder of lxpanel source and perform the following command:
./configure --prefix=/usr make sudo make install
4. Logout the current session or reboot your machine to confirm.