"Suse's Linux Office Desktop combines Suse Linux 8.1 and extra
utilities to ease migration from Windows to Linux. Office Desktop
has an even easier install than 8.1 and has CodeWeavers CrossOver
Office 1.3.1 software, which allows some apps designed for Windows
to run with Linux. This currently supports a selection of Microsoft
Office applications, as well as Lotus Notes Release 5.
"We would recommend Suse Linux Office Desktop for people who use
only Microsoft Word and Excel, provided their PC hardware is fairly
standard and not an exotic configuration requiring special drivers.
Inexperienced users may require more support, and IT managers
should consider using disk imaging systems such as Norton Ghost for
deployment. PCs that can boot both Linux and Windows would provide
a safety net, but this approach would not provide cost