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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2011. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 9th.


View Poll Results: Office Suite of the Year 77 14.31%
LibreOffice 436 81.04%
KOffice 8 1.49%
Lotus Symphony 2 0.37%
GNOME Office 15 2.79%
Go-oo 0 0%
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Old 01-03-2012, 12:14 PM   #31
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Libre Office
Old 01-03-2012, 06:18 PM   #32
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I'm using LibreOffice to edit my chorus' weekly internal newsletter ... works great.
Old 01-03-2012, 06:38 PM   #33
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Clear winner. Stock OpenOffice is nice too.
Old 01-03-2012, 09:05 PM   #34
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I'm sorry to say but libre office is horrible, I'm sorry I should not say like but its really bad...the best was openoffice and others can't be better than openoffice
Old 01-04-2012, 11:03 AM   #35
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Using Abiword (not an office thing) and for making zines, mostly. I think I'll move to Scribus (not an office suite) for that when the zine I'm/we're working on is published, for next issue. Didn't try LibreOffice... Well, in fact I did, but not long enough to build an opinion! Though I voted LibreOffice by error :/
Old 01-04-2012, 01:03 PM   #36
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Official statement: "Going forward, the Go-oo project will be discontinued in favor of LibreOffice." So that's the end of that.

Two missing candidates: Calligra and Siag (I love the name Pathetic Writer!)
Old 01-04-2012, 06:15 PM   #37
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Yeah, StarOffice was good stuff, when it was what it was. Sun improved upon that with the transmutation into OpenOffice - a name I think most of us would like to use for LibreOffice but Larry Ellison hasn't turned over the name [yet].

OxygenOffice was a nice augmentation to OOo, which had relatively stalled and become stagnate even before EllisonCo bought Sun and killed it off (Say what you want but OOo is dead IMNSHO), but now LibreOffice is just the way to go - even if we often still make the mistake of referring to it as OpenOffice.

Yah, besides Koffice which has it's uses and supporters, my choice was LibreOffice.




I hope that helps

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Old 01-04-2012, 07:19 PM   #38
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LibreOffice (I need one post to fully activate my profile)
Old 01-05-2012, 12:31 PM   #39
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LibreOffice. I like OpenOffice too and it works all the same but I'm not as big of an "Office" guy anymore.
Old 01-05-2012, 03:44 PM   #40
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LibreOffice, though lately it is quite slow, even on my quite powerful machine. I read about some jre issues, but I didn't solve my problem yet.
Old 01-06-2012, 02:50 PM   #41
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My use of 'Office Suites' pretty much boils down to something to read/edit documents created by lamers using M$ Orifice. is a dead end thanks to Scarey Larry and he had to give to ASF in last ditch effort to save face. Meanwhile, mega developer talent has defected to the new and truly free king, LibreOffice, which gets my vote.
Old 01-07-2012, 09:47 AM   #42
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All the active office suites that are made or usable in linux:

Calligra Suite
Feng Office Community Edition
Google Apps
IBM Lotus Symphony
SoftMaker Office
ThinkFree Office
Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Old 01-07-2012, 08:25 PM   #43
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Libre Office the best!
Old 01-10-2012, 03:50 AM   #44
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I voted for, because it worked well. However, I currently have Lyx which is the longest running Word Processor on Linux which works on multiple desktops, paired with Gnumeric. Perhaps a combo of Lyx, Gnumeric, and Gimp could be referred to as "Classic Office".
Old 01-10-2012, 06:58 AM   #45
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LibreOffice here as well.


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