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GCN: Corel offers free WordPerfect 8 version for Linix

Apr 30, 1999, 19:54 (2 Talkback[s])
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Thanks to Cy Guy for this link.

"The freeware Linux operating system has had... few commercial-quality applications. That is changing rapidly, thanks in no small part to Corel Corp..."

"Corel is jump-starting mainstream interest in Linux by giving away a personal version of WordPerfect 8 for Linux without a manual, clip art or technical support. Full commercial and server editions also are available..."

"I tested the personal and server versions of WordPerfect 8... Both versions performed in both tests without a hitch..."

"I liked the high-powered collaboration features. A remote window utility lets a remote user take control of an editing session with a local user's rights..."

"The document generation power of Windows WordPerfect is present in the Linux version, too. You can merge data into forms and make indexes, cross-references, lists or tables of contents..."

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