Can I run MS Word XP from Ubuntu Dapper (KDE)

Luca Manganelli luca76 at
Mon Sep 18 07:01:47 UTC 2006

On 9/18/06, Saurabh Moghe <moghe.saurabh at> wrote:
> Hi,
>  How can we run Microsoft Word XP from Ubuntu Dapper. I tried using "wine".
> But it gives me an error saying that the "install the application before
> running". I have heard of Crossover office but it is not available free. Is
> there any configuration that is required for wine to be able to run  MS
> Word?
>  I have installed the application "wine" using Synaptic. Do I need to
> install any other lib file or application along with wine?

Install Word, too, with Wine: insert Office CD 1 and do: wine "path to

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