I would like to use install Ubuntu for a brother, but he needs MS Word and MS Power Point for work.
Open alternatives apart, how well does MS Word 2007 and MS Power Point 2007 work in Wine?
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is a piece of sofware which allows you to easily install and use numerous games and softwares designed to run with Microsoft®'s Windows®.
For ubuntu , PlayOnLinux is actually available in the universe repositories, you can install it by typing the simple command :
Now after playonlinux is installed, lets start Now the installation is easy just follow the steps as described bellow:
1- Open Playonlinux
Go to your menu and open Application-->Games-->PlayOnlinux
2- Click Next
3- Select from where you will install Microsoft office 2007
4- enter you Microsoft office 2007 KEY
5- Accept the term and conditions then click continue
6- Click install now to start the installation of Microsoft Office 2007
7- Microsoft Office 2007 is installing
8- Installation is complete
9- Create Menu and Desktop shotcuts
10-Ms Office 2007 has been installed successfully
You can find out how well programs run in wine using the AppDB:
On AppDB, software is given one of the following ratings:
So, they are mostly usable but you may have a few issues.
i have installed office via playonlinux. functionally its ok. but i found it irritating because plain arial font looks like its bold. also handling graphics in office is working less than perfect.