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I'm trying to install Microsoft Office 2010 on my Ubuntu 12.04 x64 installation, however, I can't install dotnet20 or msxml6 because of x64 and/or preprocessor errors.

Any ideas on how to do this?

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Use PlayOnLinux
Install via the software center
to install the software for you pretty much automatically.

There is a way to get the 32bit components otherwise, but I have not concretely determined if my hunch is correct (what happened in my case is that I installed a 32bit application and the 32bit subdirectory in the Wine drive was created automatically).

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I just installed it, and although it works for things like IE6-8, it errs on my x86-x64 Office disc, saying it doesn't support the architecture. – rebelliard Jun 9 '12 at 18:00
@rebelliard you can report a bug. It could support in in theory, but they will need to update their script. – RolandiXor Jun 14 '12 at 14:55

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