Can Kingsoft Office be installed in Ubuntu?
After installing the debian installer, the office suite is initially in Chinese locale. To make it in English, you can
Then change the line “UILanguage=2052” to
Note #1: If you had installed Kingsoft Office for Linux Beta1 (
Kingsoft Office (also called WPS Office) will keep nagging about MS Office fonts needed. The options are to ignore it and go ahead with your life, or download and install them from http://wps-community.org/download/fonts/ on your machine. Note that these fonts are not the ones you get with
Note #2: Starting from Kingsoft Office for Linux Alpha12 Patch1 (released 2013-09-18), the program will notify the user of upgrades.
Now, LibreOffice is definitely superior (and it supports MS Office files), but if you are forced to work and share a lot Microsoft Office files, you might want to give it a try: for the little that I've seen, in some cases the
I haven't used it too much, nor I have to work mostly with MS Office files, and the improvements I've seen occur in a just few examples; so my verdict is that the advantages are, at this point, marginal if any. And this is a non-libre software.
Or maybe you just want to see for yourself the tabbed interface, which many of us would like to have in the future in LibreOffice.
I tested this in Ubuntu 12.04.
What can Kingsoft Office do that you can not do with LibreOffice, Apache OpenOffice Writer and/or AbiWord?
This method works in Ubuntu 13.04 64-bits.
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