Office Suites [Re: 2nd UK User Conference - call for papers?]

Neil Ford neil at ourshack.com
Thu Jul 13 22:52:07 BST 2000


On Thu, Jul 13, 2000 at 10:42:24PM +0100, Mark Ovens wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 13, 2000 at 10:11:54PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 13, 2000 at 06:57:00PM +0100, Mark Ovens wrote:
> > > 
> > > Applixware for FreeBSD? WordPerfect8 for L****?
> >                           ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > 
> > Don't do it! Seriously! The thing runs under WINE as with the exception of
> 
> Que? It's WP2000 (WP9) that runs under WINE, WP8 is a native Linux app.
> 
Doh! Of course! We were talking about office apps and I din't think to check
the box :-)

So yes, if you're looking for just a wp, then either WP8 for Linux or AbiWord
should make acceptable choices. They have the advantage of being free and not
taking over your desktop.

Neil.

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Neil Ford
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