Another attempt at FreeBSD 4.3

Dominic Marks dominic_marks at
Tue Jan 8 19:31:54 GMT 2002

On Tuesday 08 January 2002 7:10 pm, Peter James wrote:
> I am going to have another attempt at getting to grips with FreeBSD
> so can anyone on this list answer a couple of questions.
> 1.  I need an Office Suite.  Will Open Office run if Linux support
> is installed?

No, I don't think so. You can either:

Use older StarOffice
Wait for the problems with OpenOffice to be resolved
Use other tools in the meantime, eg: AbiWord, KOffice (?).

> 2.  Can I run Pan News Reader?  I am using Agent under Win98, and
> Pan seems to be the closest to Agent.

It's in ports. /usr/ports/news/pan.

> 3.  I am using a 40gig HD partitoned into two partitions, one of
> 30gig for Win98 and 10gig for FreeBSD.  Is 10 gig big enough or
> should I shrink the Win partition?  If yes, how?  I can't afford
> Partition Magic. Many thanks


> Peter James
> please reply to: pfjames at

Why not set a Reply-To header? Or is this a one off?

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