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More on LinuxToday An Alternative to Microsoft Office

Aug 09, 2002, 20:30 (42 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Fordahl)

[ Thanks to Brian for this link. ]

"OpenOffice is free. The 50-megabyte download costs you nothing. Unlike most other 'free' programs, it doesn’t require an advanced degree to fathom.

"More importantly--since Microsoft has more than 90 percent of the productivity software market--OpenOffice reads documents that were originally created with Microsoft’s programs and can save in those formats as well...

"So what’s the catch...?"

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