word processor

texstefano at libero.it texstefano at libero.it
Sun Oct 14 23:32:09 PDT 2001


> On Sun, 14 Oct 2001 23:20:51 +0000
> Stefano <texstefano at libero.it> wrote:
> 
> > On Sunday 14 October 2001 16:04, you wrote:
> > > On Sun, 14 Oct 2001 13:54:23 +0200
> > >
> > > Stefano <texstefano at libero.it> wrote:
> > > > Just two questions about word processor:
> > > > - What's the most reliable and ".doc compliant" word
> processor
> > >
> > > for linux?
> > 
> > 
> > > For reliability, WordPerfect 8 and StarOffice 5.2 have worked
> for
> > > me fine and I have no trouble importing and exporting Word or
> > > Excel files (if they aren't too complicated). I also use
> AbiWord,
> > > which keeps getting better at handling other formats, but it
> > > still isn't quite mature yet.
> > 
> > Well, i like staroffice, do i need to install it from source or
> is there  
> > another way? ( cos i already have the binary version)
> > 
> > Stefano
> > -- 
> 
> I always install it from source, but there may be a binary
> available that works. The install from source has always worked
> for me just fine, although I haven't installed it on my LFS
> system yet. I'll be doing that soon, I hope. My goal is to have
> my LFS ready for my primary system by the end of the year.

Well, since I have never installed programs on LFS from binary, I'd 
like to khow if it works and how to do it.
Many thanks,

Stefano

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