Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 12th Dec 2006 18:35 UTC, submitted by Patrik Buckau
Features, Office "OpenOffice.org 2.1 is recommend for all users, as it represents a significant improvement over all previous versions. Among other things: multiple monitor support for Impress; improved Calc HTML export; enhanced Access support for Base; even more languages; automatic notification of updates."
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RE[3]: As RPMs
by rm6990 on Wed 13th Dec 2006 03:08 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: As RPMs"
rm6990
Member since:
2005-07-04

If you just wait a week or two for your distro to package it for you, then everything is extremely pain-free. OTOH, if you like living on the edge and downloading software right off the internet then it can be quite interesting, sometimes.

Or you can run Windows or OS X and install programs from wherever and never have it be difficult.... Just a thought.

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RE[4]: As RPMs
by hal2k1 on Wed 13th Dec 2006 03:12 in reply to "RE[3]: As RPMs"
hal2k1 Member since:
2005-11-11

//Or you can run Windows or OS X and install programs from wherever and never have it be difficult.... Just a thought.//

Of course, at the same time, you would realise that the practice of "installing programs from wherever" is a paradise scenario for infection by trojans.

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RE[5]: As RPMs
by RawMustard on Wed 13th Dec 2006 03:16 in reply to "RE[4]: As RPMs"
RawMustard Member since:
2005-10-10

And when was an office suite upgrade infected by a trojan in windows or mac? This kind of argument is just fud!

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RE[4]: As RPMs
by gilboa on Wed 13th Dec 2006 05:15 in reply to "RE[3]: As RPMs"
gilboa Member since:
2005-07-06

Or you can run Windows or OS X and install programs from wherever and never have it be difficult.... Just a thought.

What a load of ****!
If you're using Windows and/or OSX, OO.org already done the packaging for you.
But don't let the facts get in your way.

- Gilboa

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RE[5]: As RPMs
by MechR on Wed 13th Dec 2006 06:00 in reply to "RE[4]: As RPMs"
MechR Member since:
2006-01-11

"If you're using Windows and/or OSX, OO.org already done the packaging for you."

But isn't that the point? That they can do it for Windows and OSX, but not for Linux? It suggests a deficiency in Linux standardization :/

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