[ubuntu-uk] Old Problem

Paul Mellors paul at paulmellors.net
Mon Mar 31 17:02:17 BST 2008


On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 16:57 +0100, Ken Adams wrote:
> The old ugly chestnut has reared its' head again for me.
> 
> The only thing left to release me from Microsoft for ever has come
> back to haunt me.
> 
> I need to view Windows Publisher files. No editing is needed, just
> viewing.
> 
> I haven't looked into this for sometime and an hour of googling hasn't
> helped.
> 
> SO.......
> 
> How can I view Microsoft Windows files in Ubuntu Linux 8.04?
> 
> Getting the files sent to me in a different format is not an option,
> St. John Ambulance are still stuck in the Microsoft time warp.
> 
> Rgds Ken
> 
> 
> 
> 
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I think only publisher can open .pub file. If guess your only solution
is to use wine to make publisher works under linux

you can also use this service to convert your .pub in pdf
https://www.pdfonline.com/convert_pdf.asp

Hope that helps






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