Office 2010

Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knugum at
Mon Aug 30 09:56:04 UTC 2010

2010/8/30 Nils Kassube <kassube at>:
> Chadley Wilson wrote:
>> Potentially dangerous question for the list!
> I don't think so.
>> So how can I run Office 2010 in my Ubuntu?
>> Wine or some better emulator?
>> I need .Net framework in order for it to install ;(
> I have no idea if it would run with wine, but I think it should work in
> a virtual machine like virtualbox, which is in the Ubuntu repositories.
> You would still need Windows though.
>> PS:
>> I know all the open source fanatics are going to jump in on this one,
>> and even if I say my reasons are none of your business, you guys
>> will still want to fight. So the reason why I want Office 2010, is
>> because open office advanced formulas are not compatible with MS
>> office, and visa versa... Open Office lacks modern means of
>> navigation and interface, and I hate getting a pop up window every
>> time I delete a value in a cell. Basically for me, Open office still
>> looks like Office 97. It totally blows. As new as the underlying
>> code may be, the interface sucks. So even though the MS OS sucks and
>> lacks decent desktop effects, their office package is awesome.
> Well, if you want to rant about OOo, this is the wrong place because the
> OOo developers are probably not found on this list.

I totally agree. The OP should try users at or
discuss at Just don't forget to subscribe to the list of
your choice.

Kind regards

Johnny Rosenberg

> Nils

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