Bug#289715: Same already fixed bugs are back rendering Impress almost unusable
Eric Valette wrote:
2) or the bug is not in the binaries themselves but in the
environment. I will try to see if it also occurs like the previous time
on my laptop as well. But I'm rather confident.
Updated my laptop with sid of today (97.2 Mb!). Rebooted to be sure.
Then tested : the exact two same bug are there (word color selection
broken and crash in character->character effect).
So you setup is probably more unsusual than average user one's.