Open Source Office applications comparison.
Feb 05, 2011, 03:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Do you use Linux? Have you ever heard of
OpenOffice.org? If you answered "yes" to first question and "no" to
second, you are really rare individual! That is because
OpenOffice.org (OOo) is one of the first software packages
installed in Linux. Many Linux distributions include OOo into their
standard installation. When I ran my tests with different
distributives, I was very much surprised that some of them
(Fedora), do not have any office software installed and some (PC
Linux OS) only have installer included. That means that user
expects Linux distributive to have office application included, and
most likely it to be OOo.
"But is OOo the only office package available for Linux. Anybody
who knows a little bit about Linux will definitely tell "no", even
if he does not know names of the programs. Because Linux is built
about freedom and variety. And of course there is variety of office
"This my post will be about comparison of features of some of
them. For my tests I will take OOo, KOffice and Gnome Office. What?
You have never heard about GNOME Office? Fine, but did you hear
anything about Gnumeric, Abiword? Yes, they are part of GNOME