Open Office and / or Libre Office

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 17:55:20 UTC 2011


On 7 December 2011 17:40, Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/12/7 Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com>:
>> On 7 December 2011 16:49, Bill Stanley <bstanle at wowway.com> wrote:
>>>> I too have had buggy issues with openoffice.org 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.
>>>
>>> Horrors!!!  You heathen.
>>>
>>> ( Just joking. )
>>
>> [*Grin*]
>>
>> I run Word 95 inside TinyXP inside VirtualBox myself - but these days,
>> Word 97 works so well under ordinary WINE that I never use the
>> VirtualBox version any more.
>
> That's interesting, because I never managed to run Office '97 well in
> Windows 98 many years ago…

On PC Pro mag, we used to refer to Win98 as "GameOS." That was all it
was good for. If you wanted to do work, you should have been running
NT4. ;¬)

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