Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 12th Dec 2006 18:35 UTC, submitted by Patrik Buckau
Features, Office " 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[5]: As RPMs
by elsewhere on Wed 13th Dec 2006 05:17 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: As RPMs"
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Still, alien is Debian/Ubuntu and derivatives only, so that part of the criticism still applies.

Er, no. Alien is a perl app that will run on most platforms, it converts to/from rpm, deb, slackware and solaris. The only dependencies are the rpmlibs, which are fairly universally available in the *nix world. It is not restricted to debian and derivatives, though that is where it is most popular due to the requirement to deal with lsb rpm packages.

I realize you're happy with Smart, there's nothing wrong with that, but really, alien is the tool that was designed *specifically* to do what you're using Smart for. And conversely, while Smart will certainly handle the job, that's not really what it was designed or optimized for.

But like I said, choice is good either way.

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