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Old 05-31-2006, 02:56 PM   #1
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Help Teacher Put Open Office on All Macs in My School!

I have been given permission to put Open Office on all of our school Computers. Pcs: no problem. OS X Macs: no problem. I can't find a way to put it on OS9 imacs. Is there an earler version? Where would I find it? Is Star Office the way to go?

We are a poor middle school and I get recycled computers and run them on Linux. Many teachers are suspicious and still hold out and keep OS 9 and OS X because its familiar. Getting permission to install Open Office school wide was a coup for open source software. Help! I need to finish all of them to look good.
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Haven't used macs in a while, but I feel like OS 9 had AppleWorks (?) installed on it and it could at least exchange via rtf documents. I don't think Star Office has an OS X port, much less an OS 9...

Maybe use Google's for word processing on the old OS9's???
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If the computers have internet access, why install anything other than Firefox if possible.

ajaxWrite - AJAX for Everyone
ajaxWrite is a web-based word processor that can read and write Microsoft Word and other standard document formats. Anytime you need to open, read or write a word processor file, simply point your Firefox browser to and in seconds a full-featured program will be available for you to open, edit, print and save.
Works great I use it on my laptop all the time, its rather slow and OO runs like a snail.


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