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Old 12-28-2009, 08:34 PM   #1
siawash
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Office 2.4.1 on Debian Lenny 64 bit


Hello, I am finding some buggy apps on this distro. For example Office Writer "edit" menu don't open at all. To copy and paste I have to use the mouse instead. Getting the spell checker to work is another goal.

I very much like to stick with Debian for learning purposes but really need reliable Desktop applications also.

Is there a work around?

Thanks

Last edited by siawash; 12-28-2009 at 08:41 PM.
 
Old 12-29-2009, 08:28 AM   #2
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You could try Openoffice3 from Backports:

http://packages.debian.org/lenny-bac...openoffice.org

Or you could ditch OO writer altogether and use abiword:

http://packages.debian.org/lenny/abiword
 
  


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