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Old 02-06-2011, 11:52 AM   #1
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Run powerpoint presentation using Wine


Hello,

is there a way to run a MS Powerpoint presentation using Wine ?!

I do not need to edit the presentation, just run the .ppt-file on a Linux environment.

Why not use OpenOffice ? I notice that the slides are very slow, and the effects are malformed in OpenOffice Impress.

So I thought I would give Wine a try. However I'm new to Wine.

Do I need to install Wine completely (yum install wine) ?
Do I then need to install the MS Office Suite using the .exe-file ?


Thanks for the help !
 
Old 02-06-2011, 12:00 PM   #2
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take a look at crossover office
 
Old 02-06-2011, 12:09 PM   #3
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take a look at crossover office
This is only a 30-day trial and I don't like to fill in the form.


So how can I use Wine ?

Do I need to install Wine completely (yum install wine) ?
Do I then need to install the MS Office Suite using the .exe-file ?
 
Old 02-06-2011, 12:14 PM   #4
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Do I need to install Wine completely (yum install wine) ?
yes
A guide:
http://www.wine-reviews.net/microsof...wine-0952.html

Kind regards
 
Old 02-06-2011, 12:29 PM   #5
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When I try to install MS Office with Wine, I get some notice about Gecko...
Do I need this Gecko ?
 
Old 02-06-2011, 12:46 PM   #6
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When I try to install MS Office with Wine, I get some notice about Gecko...
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Have you tried it in OpenOffice?
 
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