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

Ouattara Oumar Aziz wattazoum at
Mon Sep 18 12:19:05 UTC 2006

> Hi,
> When I myself have to write word documents I use openoffice. But I have 
> some documents which require MS Word. The indentation is lost and this 
> makes it tedious to read or edit the docs in Openoffice. I read some 
> where that we can launch MS word in linux using wine. I tried that but 
> it did not work. I personally use Openoffice. The docs that I have are 
> not written by me and moreover it is to big to rewrite it again.
> So could you please help me.
> Saurabh.

There are as you said people using wine to run M$ applications like M$ 
Office. In fact it not really wine, it a fork called CrossOver Office, 
you can find it here and 
it's not free.


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