Convincing a school district to migrate from OS X to Ubuntu or Edubuntu
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Nov 19 17:19:29 UTC 2008
On 11/19/2008 06:26 AM, Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote:
> You just need to be able to replace Powerpoint and you are good to go on
> Windows. OO handles word processing and spreadsheets well enough and is
> compatible enough to replace Word and Excel for probably 80% of the
> users of Word/Excel. Once a Powerpoint replacement gets up there...it's
> rip out M$ Office time. For now, I install OO so that it can open files
> that Word/Excel won't open. The best part being that those files were
> created by the same Word/Excel programs that refuse to open them.
> Since we moving to Ubuntu desktops...we are blowing M$ Office away. No,
> no M$ Office under Wine.
Ummm... OOo Impress will open .ppt files, and save as .ppt.
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