[xubuntu-users] MS Office Online Native Wrapper For Xubuntu

Klaus Maas km at maasser.eu
Sat Jan 4 13:19:30 UTC 2020

Aren't there any other problems to tackle on Xubuntu first than bringing 
Microsoft spy software to it?

Especially since there are excellent alternatives available on Linux.

A switch between OpenDoc and MSDoc formats all the time, because I have 
to for third parties, but I encounter problems very rarely.

LibreOffice's learning curve isĀ  very shallow, especially if people have 
pre-ribbon experience which still seems to be the case for many public 
adminstrations which excel in skipping upgrades.


On 03/01/2020 21.28, Victor Forberger wrote:
> On 1/2/20 9:57 PM, andreas wrote:
>> ah,my bad. Here is the link,
>> https://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/manjaro-ms-office-online.html.
>> basically it saves users some clicks and containing MS Office Online
>> inside desktop native app so we don't need to open web browser to access
>> it.
>> On 02/01/20 18.58, Bjoern Franke wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Am 02.01.20 um 04:10 schrieb andreas:
>>>> Hello there. I just read the article here
>>>> <cid:part1.6D3A8353.EDD5CA85 at gmail.com> about MS Office Online native
>>>> wrapper on some of linux distributions. Is there any possibility for
>>>> Xubuntu developers to add this to priority list as Xubuntu future
>>>> addition feature? I think this can be a plus factor for people to switch
>>>> to linux.
>>> you linked to "about:blank", so nobody can see what the wrapper can do.
> I am not in favor of such an addition for Xubuntu.
> Linux, for good or ill, has been about variety and choice. What I like
> about switching to Linux is that it forces changes in how I did things
> previously.
> And, I think LibreOffice is an excellent and worthy replacement for MS Word.
> I disagree with those who want to replicate the start menu from Windows
> or the Dock from MacOS as the entire focus of a distribution (such as
> elementary OS seeks to replicate the Mac experience).
> For instance, Xubuntu gives me the options to create a single panel that
> mirrors a MacOS dock (a single column of apps and notifications that I
> use most often) but which also includes the ability to have every window
> with its own icon and also a good start menu for housing all installed
> apps (the whisker menu) as well as various launchers for grouping apps
> by tasks.
> In this way, I get what I like from the dock and the start menu in a way
> that best meets my own needs for as much window real estate as possible.
> See my setup page for various pics of this layout:
> https://linuxatty.wordpress.com/thesetup/
> take care,
> Victor
> --
> Victor Forberger
> vforberger at fastmail.fm
> blog: http://linuxatty.wordpress.com
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