Microsoft office is a set of applications by Microsoft for performing office tasks. Widely used in the PC world, and possible to run in Ubuntu under wine. Microsoft provides no support for use in this manner and is proprietary software. Open Source alternatives such as Libre Office provide a ...

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How can I uninstall Microsoft Office 2010?

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I installed Microsoft Office 2010 using PlayOnLinux. Later, I removed Office through PlayOnLinux, and then removed PlayOnLinux through the software center. However, if I ...
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Cannot install MS office 2007

When I install MS office 2007 through wine ( I followed the wine setting before), it detected a setup error: A required Z:\media\USB\Office Enterprise 2007 DVD\Access.WW\OSETUP.DLL cannot be loaded. ...
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Can I open Microsoft Word and Excel files?

Can I open Microsoft Word and Excel files with Ubuntu?
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Does running Office 2010 through Wine add a significant performance overhead?

Say you have have a computer with a data sheet similar to this CPU: 1.1 GHz Dual-core Intel Celeron Processor 847 RAM: 2GB HDD: 320GB (5400 rpm) According to the minimum requirements in Windows ...
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I ran a .exe setup file for MS Office 07

I right clicked the setup.exe for word 2007 and ran it by wine 1.2.3 after installation i clicked ok but where do i find my new office software, not in dash home, can't find by terminal, i just ...
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Wine 1.4 and Office 2010 installation tutorial - Ubuntu 12.04

Since Wine 1.4, there is native support for Office 2010, but where is a good manual with the pre requirements? Every time when I want to install Office 2010, the setup breaks up during the ...
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Using RTL languages with MS Office in Wine 1.4

I've installed MS Office 2007 in Ubuntu 12.04 using Wine 1.4 with no problems, and it works fine with the English Language. However, I need to use it to work with Arabic and Hebrew, and it doesn't ...
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bullet list that looks the same in Impress and Powerpoint

When I create a bulleted list in Microsoft Powerpoint, there is a space between the bullet and the text-line. But when I save it as a PPT file (in 2003 compatibility mode) and then open it in ...
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How to install MS Office 2010 in Virtual Box Windows VM

I have installed a virtual machine on my Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) laptop using VirtualBox. I have also installed Windows 7 Professional. I need to be able to access MS Office 2010 using the ...
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Base 4.2.1 does not display Access Database Connection option

I am a relatively new user to Ubuntu. I would like to open Access database in Ubunutu to view the tables but cannot use Wine/MS Office. I have installed LibreOffice 4.2.1 alongwith base. Problem is ...
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Transferring license keys when restoring from backup

I've got Ubuntu 13.10 and I was using LibreOffice which ended up being quite problematic as I didn't find it very intuitive to use. I found that I could use wine to put Microsoft office on Ubuntu. ...
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UBUNTU for Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I would like to install your OS into my laptop (gaming x64bits ) that currently uses Windows 8.1 Pro And I would like to know if this will remove Windows or have both OS and if this will keep any of ...
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Office 2010 looks fuzzy in Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I've installed office 2010 using playon linux (and also wine 1.5, with the corresponding libraries) and it look like this: This "fuzyness" makes my eyes hurt....how can I fix it?
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failure, error when running office 2007 under wine

i am trying to run office 2007 using wine , everything installed fine but when i try to open any file using word,excel i get DDE failure , or an exception please refer to attached screen shot
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How to open Password protected Excel file in ubuntu 12.04?

Previously I was using dual boot (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04). At that time I created some Excel files with password protection. Now I am using only Ubuntu 12.04 and not Windows. iI want to open those ...
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Looking for a entry level program similiar to Microsoft Publisher?

Sorry, I am brand new to Ubuntu. I am trying to locate a entry level Desktop Publisher program similar to Microsoft Publisher for my children to do Flyers, Posters, Cards, etc. Sorry with all these ...
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PlayOnLinux MS Office 2012 Ubuntu Dual Screen Maxmizing Issue

I installed MS Office 2010 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the latest POL version without a problem. All works perfectly. However I have to screens. The laptop's main screen and an external. When I move ...
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Serial Number Field Disabled - Office 2010 - WINE

Ok so I managed to run msoffice installer on my ubuntu.. but I just have one small problem.. I can't choose the serial number field.. I click on it but nothing happens, Tried multiple installers .. ...
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I can´t install Microsoft Office 2010

I re installed Ubuntu many times and I still can't get it working. I get this: Error in POL_Wine Wine seems to have crashed If your program is running, just ignore this message And then I press ...
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Is it possible to open a Office 2010 Access files?

I have a .accdb file created with Microsoft Office 2010 and I want to know if it is possible to open it with some native Ubuntu application like LibreOffice or OpenOffice, I know LibreOffice has ...
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MS Word error message under Wine HQ [duplicate]

I had installed MS Word through Wine on my Ubuntu Desktop. It work perfectly. But everytime when I run MS Word 07 I have error message. If close this a error window. Word still runs and works fine. ...
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How to set MS Word 2010 as default application for all docx and other types?

I have installed MS Office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04 using PlayonLinux. Now to open a .docx file I have to first open Word and then use open to open the file I want. When I double click on the file it ...
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Opening an .accdb file in Ubuntu?

I've received a Microsoft Access .accdb file (version 2010 I believe) that I need to get some data from. How can I open it in Ubuntu? Is there any tool that would allow me to do so? PS: Read-only is ...
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Installing programs/saving files on persitence or not

I wanted to install Office 2010 and save files that I use daily but as I am a rookie to Ubuntu and Linux in general, I don't know if it makes a difference where I save it. Thanks for your help.
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Does Microsoft Office 2003 work well on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have Office 2003 and need to know if it works well in the Ubuntu environment?
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Is there a LibreOffice equivalent to microsofts office themes?

I've used MS office for many years now. Especially powerpoint. One of the strengths is that it defines and separates the concepts of template and theme. A theme can be saved and contains fonts, ...
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Installing MS Office 2013 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am trying to install Microsoft Office 2013 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32-bit). I have downloaded an iso file of said product and installed wine1.4-i386 using the apt-get command on the terminal. The ...
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Unable to activate MS office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit/ PlayOnLinux

I have installed MS Office on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit through PlayOnLinux. However I have noticed that the text box in product activation is not enabled. Is there a way to resolve the issue? I Referred ...
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Install Microsoft Office Pro 2010 on Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to install Microsoft Office Pro 2010 on Ubuntu 13.04 using Wine. I have read several threads and everybody seems to be able to do this but me. So I am giving a shoutout for help. I tried ...
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how to get microsoft Office 2007 logo in unity bar

I am a new ubuntu user. Have successfully installed 12.04 64 bit. Have also installed the wine and MS office 2007. But I am unable to make MS office a default application, and bringing its logo to ...
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Does Microsoft Office 2010 still have incompatibility issues with LibreOffice

I know Microsoft Office 2003 and Microsoft Office 2007 have some incompatibility issues with LibreOffice. For example if I create a document in LibreOffice with doc format and try to open it in Office ...
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How to install Microsoft Office in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have recently switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04. I want to know how to install Microsoft Office (specifically, Microsoft Office 2010) in Ubuntu? I am a die hard fan of MS Office and I want to ...
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How can I delete all .LNK files on my Ubuntu machine?

For some reason, when I launch Office 2010 using WINE, it creates a lnk file in the Recent directory of my Windows Profile. I just checked the folder and there were ~2000 LNK files. How would I ...
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Can Microsoft Office 365 or a similar web app be used from Ubuntu?

I need to generate Word documents (both .doc and .docx), which will work on a typical Windows or Mac setup with any common version of Microsoft Word to the degree possible. LibreOffice sometimes ...
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How to distinguish doc, ppt, xls files, without looking at file extension

So I was wondering how would you differentiate ppt, xls and doc files from each other in linux regardless of extensions. I tried 'file' but from the looks of it, all of MSOffice files are categorized ...
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Unable to write the license-key in Office 2010 via Wine

I have a Linux Ubuntu 13.04 with Wine 1.5. I've tried to install an Office 2010 Professional Plus, but when I had to write the license-key, I can't write anything. The text-box is unable to write... ...
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Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint won't save or open files

I'm a web developer, but new to linux. I am currently running ubuntu 11.10 with a gnome shell and wine (I think 1.3). I've installed microsoft office 2007, and worked through a small issue with ...
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is it possible to restore MS Word 2010 file by using a .lnk file?

I have ubuntu 12.10, and use MS office 2010 to write documents. I have been writing and saving a file but when I went to open it today to was nowhere to be seen. Not in the the rubbish bin and when ...
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Best office suit support hebrew for ubuntu 13.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu and I'm looking for a word processor that supports Hebrew(wine simply doesn't support Hebrew) and may replace MS word. I'm really new to the system, so it would be ...
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Is there a Microsoft Office theme for LibreOffice?

Is there a Microsoft Office 2007/2010 theme for LibreOffice? The interface of Libreoffice slightly confuse me.
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Can Microsoft Access files be edit in Ubuntu?

I am planning on making a new system of 6 computers for an office and wanted to use Ubuntu as the main OS. Is there a program to either convert or be able to use those files so they can be used on ...
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LibreOffice 3.6.0.4 Calc saving as Tab delimited

I am using LibreOffice Calc, latest version. I like to save my document in "Tab delimited" - that "Tab delimited" is a feature in MS Excel and then one can open up the document in Windows 7 - Notepad. ...
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Using MS Excel Keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu

I recently switched again from Windows to Ubuntu 13.04. I use MS Excel a lot, and don't want to exchange it from Libre Office. For me it runs fine with Wine. However the reason I switch back to ...
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Install Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux (Wine) will not allow to enter CDKEY

I just installed Microsoft Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux (a Wine's front end), and it installed successfully, the only problem is that I can't enter the serial number, becouse the text box will not ...
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How to auto associate Microsoft Office extensions to Libre Office

How to auto associate Microsoft Office extensions to Libre Office. so that if we open a docx file it automatically uses the Libre Office Writer.
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switching from windows 8 to Ubuntu. A few questions to ask before hand

I have the microsoft office applications and am wondering if I will still be able to use these. If I want to switch back to windows will I be able to do so? I have an Acer ultrabook with a 30gb ssd. ...
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Checking LibreOffice-saved Microsoft Word files

I'm looking for a method to verify that a .doc or .docx file that has been created in Microsoft Word, and then modified in Ubuntu (in my case, with LibreOffice) will look the same when I give it to ...
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Sharing encrypted file between LibreOffice/Ubuntu and MS Excel

I recently started a research project at a local hospital. I need to build a database that involves some confidential patient data, which MUST, absolutely MUST, be encrypted. I could do this by ...
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How can I determine the page count of odt, doc, docx and other office documents from the CLI?

It's easy to find the page count of a PDF document from the command line: pdfinfo sample.pdf | grep ^Pages: ... but I haven't been able to find a similar method for odt files and other office ...
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Excel 2010: The program EXCEL.EXE has encountered a serious problem (macros and hyperlinks)

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and have installed Offce 2010 following this solution (based on wine). When using Excel, everything works fine except when I do the following: click on a hyperlink run a ...