Desktop Applications for GNU/Linux – Part 3: Office/Productivity

There are plenty of office suites as well as a whole host of other productivity software freely available for GNU/Linux. Here you will find an overview of the best free office suites and individual productivity applications.

There are plenty of office suites as well as a whole host of other productivity software freely available for GNU/Linux. Most of these provide the average user with all the functionality they need from a word processor, desktop database or spread sheet application. Some will even open documents created in Microsoft Word or Excel with varying degrees of success. There will be some issues when it comes to Continue reading “Desktop Applications for GNU/Linux – Part 3: Office/Productivity”

Installing the UK English OpenOffice in Arch Linux

Installing the UK English version of OpenOffice.org in Arch linux

You’ll need to run the following as root to install OpenOffice.org with the en_UK dictionary etc:


pacman -Sy openoffice-base
pacman -S openoffice-uk
pacman -S openoffice-spell-uk

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