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Old 09-02-2016, 02:28 AM   #1
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Software alternative to ABIWORD (under Linux) ?


Hello,

Would you know a good or in still in dev a possible alternative to ABIWORD (under Linux) ?

Abiword is compilable easily, light and clean.

(no Libreoffice, Star office,...)

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Old 09-02-2016, 08:02 AM   #2
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I like Focuswriter the best.

May I ask what you don't like about Abiword and/or LibreOffice? (Just out of curiosity...)
 
Old 09-02-2016, 09:24 AM   #3
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I like Focuswriter the best.

May I ask what you don't like about Abiword and/or LibreOffice? (Just out of curiosity...)
1.thank you for Focuswriter.

2. "Tada.."
=> have a look http://download.documentfoundation.o...5.2.0.4.tar.xz

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Old 09-02-2016, 11:59 AM   #4
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If you want something really lightweight, how about Pathetic Writer (in Siag Office) or Ted?
http://siag.nu/
https://nllgg.nl/Ted/
 
Old 09-02-2016, 12:05 PM   #5
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1.thank you for Focuswriter.

2. "Tada.."
=> have a look http://download.documentfoundation.o...5.2.0.4.tar.xz
You're welcome.

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Old 09-02-2016, 12:13 PM   #6
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Ted is fine, but, if you don't rely on specific formats, TeX (LaTeX, XeTeX...) will serve you much better.

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Old 09-02-2016, 02:07 PM   #7
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There is Open Office, but if you don't care for Libre, It may not suit you
either.
 
Old 09-04-2016, 02:20 AM   #8
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There is Open Office, but if you don't care for Libre, It may not suit you
either.
It is quite strange that there is only a single soft, (Abiword) which is 100% made by Linux community.
There must be more.

Openoffice/Libreoffice was even not originally created by Linux community, the source code was released later.
 
Old 09-05-2016, 01:48 AM   #9
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^ the only? not true.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_office_suites

also, what is this "Linux community"?
LibreOffice is FOSS, even if developed from something that was originally not foss. like so many linux apps.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LibreOffice
https://www.documentfoundation.org/
 
Old 09-07-2016, 04:34 PM   #10
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thanks, pathetic writer looks good. Strange that 's not into the debian repositories.
Pathetic writer looks good : http://siag.nu/pw/index.html

In any case, there is still the KDE writer, which is fully made by Linux community. However it won't be that light.
https://www.kde.org/applications/office/

Just for pics and text, RTF and DOC with some formatting isn't much of coding.




On Linux there is absolutely almost nothing.... pitty

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Office suites for Unix/Unix-like operating systems only
Free software suites

AUIS — an office suite developed by Carnegie Mellon University and named after Andrew Carnegie.
Siag Office — a free office suite for Unix systems. Primarily written by programmer Ulric Erikkson, with contributions from other authors. Includes a word processor, a spreadsheet, and an animation program.
Interleaf
Aster*x
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_office_suites

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