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Old 06-29-2003, 01:56 PM   #1
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Setup I want - What linux applications would be best suited?

My work pc has Winxp on it and I mainly use MS Office. And other odd's and ends...

My home pc has a newly installed Redhat 9.0 on it. I want it to have the same functionality as my Windows pc.

Is OpenOffice in Redhat 9.0 a good equivalent to MS Office?

I mainly need the MSWord functionality.

Also, Whats a good application to play music on?


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openoffice or koffice (Kde) are suitable replacements for most things, also many seperate applications such as abiword (Gnome) are highly competent for word processing.

music... as in winamp? xmms is an extremely close winamp clone
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The only thing that openoffice doesn;t have is a good database app. You will need to use something like mysql instead.
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music... as in winamp? xmms is an extremely close winamp clone
This must be the first time I have seen you reccomend xmms over mplayer. I would go for mplayer any day. xmms doesn't have near the amount of support that mplayer does.
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Here's a web site that shows the Linux <-> Windows equivalents.
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