Office 2010

Shahar Dag dag at
Mon Aug 30 16:48:19 UTC 2010

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chadley Wilson" <chadleyw at>
To: <ubuntu-users at>
Sent: Monday, August 30, 2010 12:12 PM
Subject: Office 2010

> Hey All,
> Potentially dangerous question for the list!
> So now I just cannot leave my Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit alone.
> Yeah, the winbloze networking can be tricky and yeah, my new star craft 
> won't work and yeah... I could go on.
> But the desktop is awesome, I love it to bits...
> 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 ;(
> 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.
> Chadley Wilson | Engineer
> Research and Development | Pinnacle Africa
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This is little old but it may help you.
I think that buy following the principle I was able to install office 2007 
under wine. Try it may work also for office 2010.

good luck

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