xubuntu - office patch

George Lesica glesica at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 21:43:48 UTC 2007

Here's the new version, made the changes I think you were looking for.
Found a couple little errors too.  Let me know if there's anything else you
think should be changed.


On 8/30/07, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi George,
> On 8/30/07, George Lesica <glesica at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I changed around the office document quite a bit.  I moved the focus
> > slightly, from OOo to GNOME Office.  I didn't remove any info about OOo,
> > just added more about GO and changed the ordering of some things, etc.
> >
> > Let me know if I should change anything.
> >
> > -George
> Thanks for putting this together.  You may want to do a quick re-review
> the default installed applications for Xubuntu.  Inkscape and Gnucash, among
> others, aren't installed by default in Xubuntu.  Abiword, Gnumeric, and the
> Gimp are installed by default, though.
> As for saving files in other formats, I know that Gnumeric can manipulate
> .xls files from Microsoft Excel, but I am not sure if Abiword can handle
> .doc files from MS Word.
> I think it's fine to reference OpenOffice.org software, as many people
> will likely install that software if their computers are relatively
> powerful, but you should mention that they would need to be installed
> separately, as you do for Gnucash.  Also, I think that all of the references
> to installed-by-default software should be placed ahead of the references to
> alternative office software that a user would have to install by him or
> herself.
> Let me know what you think.  Thanks again, George!!
> Jim
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