Open Office and / or Libre Office

Jeffrey Gray chevy4x4burb at
Wed Dec 7 16:38:19 UTC 2011

I too have had buggy issues with and libreoffice.  I
never thought to uninstall the default install and reinstall from the
originals.  I just finally said to hell with it and installed XP in
virtualbox and run M$ Office out of there.

-Jeff Gray

On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 10:29 AM, Johnny Rosenberg
<gurus.knugum at> wrote:
> 2011/12/7 LinuxIsOne <reallife at>:
>> On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 3:36 AM, Craig White <craigwhite at> wrote:
>>> mostly the same - libreoffice was forked from openoffice after the evil
>>> empire known as Oracle bought Sun and people feared the worst. Though
>>> the code base has diverged some since and Oracle has turned openoffice
>>> over to the Apache foundation, there's really little difference at this
>>> point and the best idea is to use whatever is packaged by your version
>>> of Ubuntu unless you really, really need a newer version.
>> Oh I see. Then I think Open Office is sufficient and okay.
> Traditionally (as far as I have seen), Ubuntu's versions of
> and LibreOffice has been very buggy so far, though. I
> usually uninstall the crap and install the vanilla version, but if you
> have no problems I guess that would not be necessary…
> Kind regards
> Johnny Rosenberg
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