KOffice vs. OpenOffice

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Mon Sep 29 12:20:56 BST 2008


Jonas Norlander wrote:
> 2008/9/29 Robert Parker <rlp1938 at gmail.com>:
>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 4:03 PM, Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> If you have windows then can't you just take the fonts from it and
>>> install them on Linux?
>> It's not necessary.
>> apt-get install msttcorefonts
>>
> 
> That will not install any of the fonts from MS Office and they are the
> one you want.
> 
Then you are legally out of luck.

Either you will have buy a license of windows and MS-office, as Robert 
suggested, (which you do not use as a Linux User) or you'll need to 
license the fonts.
http://www.microsoft.com/typography/RedistributionFAQ.mspx

Kind regards
Eberhard




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