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 software which allows you to easily install and use numerous games and softwares designed to run with Microsoft®'s Windows®.
For Ubuntu, PlayOnLinux is available in the universe repository. If you have this repository enables, you can install it by typing the command:
sudo apt-get install playonlinux
After playonlinux is installed, do the following
Go to your menu and open Application-->Games-->PlayOnlinux
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.