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Old 05-14-2006, 10:57 AM   #1
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Microsoft Publisher


Hey guys is there anybody that knows of a linux program that is the equivalent of Micrososft Publisher for windows. I mean a program that lets youcreate birthday cards , mothers day cards, and many otehr presentations from templates. Any insight would be appreciated.
 
Old 05-15-2006, 04:10 AM   #2
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try OpenOffice (http://openoffice.org)
 
Old 05-15-2006, 07:02 AM   #3
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You might want to give Scribus a look. It is designed to be an open source desktop publishing tool.
 
Old 05-15-2006, 09:58 AM   #4
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try OpenOffice (http://openoffice.org)
OOo does not contain a Publisher-equivalent program.

You can probably do most of what you want in any fairly advanced word processor, but if you really need a dedicated publishing program you're probably best of with scribus (as Hangdog42) said.
 
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Agreed Scribus is a much better idea.
 
Old 05-15-2006, 08:28 PM   #6
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I figured those were the two programs that would be recommended. Scribus is definitely closer to Publisher than open office is , but regardless scribus still is lacking in the multitude of templates thae Publisher has. Unless there are template plugins I am unaware of I guess there really is no equivalent.
 
  


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