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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 workable alternative in most cases.

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Trying to make office365 online feel like a desktop application

I recently installed Kubuntu on my wife's laptop. She's used to Windows, and I want to make her transition as seamless as possible. Plasma is nice as is, and it felt similar enough to Windows for her ...
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How to remove this Microsoft Office from my Ubuntu?

I installed them hoping they would work from a random website and now I'm stuck with them. I'm unable to do it with apt/or snap remove.
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PowerPoint from Office 2013 shows blank slides on startup

I just installed Office 2013 on Kubuntu following this video (using PlayOnLinux and wine). The gif below shows what happens when I try to open PowerPoint. It starts all right but the slides are blank (...
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Wine msiexec.exe encounter serious error [duplicate]

recently I had make the changes from Windows to Linux, and since then I have learnt new things everyday from making fine adjustment to my liking and troubleshooting some of the problem encountered. ...
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How to remove Office 365 On Electron on Ubuntu?

Hi can anyone help me out get rid of this i tried all prossible ways to remove but i am not able to remove
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How to convert office file like .doc .ppt and other on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Can anyone suggest me a command utility software for Ubuntu to convert all office files to pdf and it must be a free software.
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Installing Microsoft Office 365 with wine [duplicate]

I am trying to install MS Office 365 with wine but I got some errors: I used the following: wine Setup64.exe and I got the following: 002c:err:winediag:SECUR32_initNTLMSP ntlm_auth was not found ...
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Does Ubuntu have a MS Office equivalent? [duplicate]

Microsoft has multiple apps like Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Google has their versions of them, such as Docs, Sheets and Slides. I saw there's LibreOffice that's similar to MS Office, but I also wanna ...
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Is there any way to use microsoft office in ubuntu without using wine? or any other alternative similar to microsoft office which uses the same format

I am using Ubuntu and I need to do my project work. When I use libre office for the work purpose it stores in odt format and converting from odt to docx format changes the alignment of words and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: playonlinux office applications overlay all other app windows

I have installed MS Office 2016 according to this instructions https://linustechtips.com/topic/1211957-office-2016-ubuntu-1804-should-also-work-on-2004/ The installation went fine. I'm able to run ...
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Unofficial webapp office is no longer available

I tried installing unofficial webapp office but it is no longer available in the snap store https://snapcraft.io/search?q=unofficial-webapp. Is there another way to install it? I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 ...
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How do you open a .accdb file on Linux? [duplicate]

I have tried to open a .accdb file on libreoffice and a few other ms access clones, but without any success. I saw some questions asked almost 10 years ago proposed installing something, but I am not ...
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How i can install playonlinux

when install POL the message download failed: E:htpp://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main amd64 libproxy1-plugin-gsettings amd64 0.4.15ubuntu1.2 isnot (yet) available (403 forbidden [ ip:91....
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Is is possible to change one regional setting for Wine applications - use decimal dot instead of comma for numbers?

On my Ubuntu MATE1 18.04 LTS I use various applications driven by Wine and/or PlayOnLinux. I see that for example Word 2007 think that I have comma as decimal number separator, this breaks some field ...
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Join a "Teams meeting" on the Ubuntu [Microsoft Teams]

I installed the Microsoft Teams software on my Ubuntu without any issue. I received a meeting request on my Outlook email address containing a Teams Meeting Link. When I click on that link it opens a ...
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Installing Office365 with wine probelm

I'm trying to install Office365 with wine. I get this error I have more than 60GB of free storage space and my internet is working.
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Installing MS Office on Ubuntu 20.10 [duplicate]

I've installed wine with: sudo apt-get install wine I've downloaded OfficeSetup.exe from the official Microsoft website (student license) and then I typed in the terminal: sudo su ... wine "...
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Errors while installing Office 365

I'm trying to install Office 365 with Wine on Ubuntu 18.04 from the installer I downloaded with my account on Microsoft's website. Whenever I try opening the setup with Wine, I keep getting the same ...
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I tried to install Microsoft Office with wine on Ubuntu 20.04 but it keeps saying it encountered a problem [duplicate]

I tried to install Microsoft Office on Linux with wine but it kept saying it encountered a program.
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Office 2016 on POL - Powerpoint Start Issue

I tried to install Office 2016 on Ubuntu 20.04 following the manual installation method described here: https://askubuntu.com/a/1233780. The installation worked quite well and most applications run ...
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Is it possible to install Microsoft Office 2020 on Ubuntu

I recently downloaded PlayOnLinux and it only offers MS Office 2000/2003/2007/2010/2013/2016. I probably shouldn't say "only" it's plenty, but can I install the 2020 version? Maybe not useful but I ...
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How to install updates on Microsft Office 2016 installed on PlayOnLinux

How can I install updates to Microsoft Office 2016 installed on Ubuntu 18.04 using PlayOnLinux? I was able to install Microsoft Office 2016 using PlayOnLinux (POL). However clinking Word->Account->...
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Libre office format and wps and ms office are not correct

Hi I created a docx in Libre and opening it in wps office showed wrong spacing, and arrows of flow chart are not aligned correctly. And opening it in ms office of another pc also showed same problem. ...
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How to add "Harvard-Angelia" Reference Style on Microsoft Word 2010

I downloaded Microsoft Office 2010 using PlayOnLinux. I checked the reference style there and "Harvard-Angelia" was missing. I downloaded the reference style on .ens form but am confused on where to ...
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Microsoft Office 2013 installation via PlayOnLinux crashes

I am having a problem with online installation of MS Office 2013 through Playonlinux on Ubuntu 18.04. I didn't get an ISO, but only a link to Microsoft servers. I tried to install it, but during the ...
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Wine Office 2019 Error Code 30175 - 4

I'm trying to install Office with WineHQ but at 58% office drops a 30175-4 error so I don't know what to do ;-;
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LibreOffice Writer runs slow when openning huge 1000-page docx or odt file

After opening more than 800 pages long docx document in Writer 6.2.5.2, response is very slow. The document consists mainly of text. My version of Ubuntu is 16.04. I tried to find enhancement of ...
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Microsoft office [duplicate]

I'm new user and I use linux ubuntu about one week. how can I install microsoft office on ubuntu? I see in web sites that I must install samba first but I can't install it. thanks for your helping.
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Having Problems loading JDBC driver on LibreOffice Base

I'm trying to open a .mdb file by following the instructions from Gord Thompson in Is it possible to open an Access 2010 database file without using Wine or VirtualBox? . Though I do everything as ...
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How to access Office 365 Calendar? (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64bit)

I got some serious trouble with Office 365 Calendar. I use Ubuntu 18.04 LTS as Operating System. I used to use Office Online or Hiri to access my Outlook 365 Account (Exchange), but since yesterday, ...
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Lutris: How to install Software that are not games?

I'm looking to Install Microsoft Office on Ubuntu 18.04. I recently heard about Lutris so I successfully installed it, but I cannot find where I can install software that are not games, because I ...
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Equivalent to ms-office-online AUR package

Does anyone know whether there is an Ubuntu equivalent to the ms-office-online package from the AUR ms-office-online 20.1.0-2?
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PlayOnLinux: Microsoft Office 2013 Please wait while the virtual drive is being created

I recently faced a bug while trying to install Microsoft Office 2013 though PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04. The installation did a kind of infinite loop during the following step: Please wait while ...
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Opening webdav ms-word:ofe|u| protocol links with LibreOffice

I use Ubuntu in my personal computer. Computers at work with Windows work with this link; it open the word file with microsoft office. ms-word:ofe|u|https://serveraddress/path/to/file.doc But in ...
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How to remove icon of uninstalled program previously installed via Wine [duplicate]

I recently uninstalled MS Office 2010 on PlayOnLinux and then reinstalled it. However I found that the previous icon is still in the menu as it is shown here: The same problem also happens with ...
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Execl 2010 POL Save As PDF crashing

I am running Microsoft Excel 2010 through PlayOnLinux (POL v4.2.10 with Wine v2.22) on Ubuntu 16.04. The Save As PDF function works for most Excel files but sometimes crashes for certain Excel files ...
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Word 2010 POL Save As PDF Error

I have been running Word 2010 through PlayOnLinux (POL v4.2.10 with Wine v2.22) on Ubuntu 16.04 for a while without any problems. I recently started getting the error "This file could not be found" ...
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Preload for PlayOnLinux Application?

I am already using ureadahead and preload for a long time. It works fine, but I often have to use Microsoft Office 2010, which is installed with PlayOnLinux. The first load of Word, Excel or ...
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I want to use MS Power Point and Excel In Ubuntu [duplicate]

For my office work, I want to use MS Power Point and MS Excel. I want to know if Microsoft Office is compatible with Ubuntu? If yes, how can I install it? If it is not compatible then what is the ...
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can't install Office 2010 via PlayonLinux Ubuntu 16.04 needs winbind but winbind is installed

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and am trying to install Office 2010 Home & Student via PlayonLinux. At the beginning of the installation I get the error: "Error in main. Please install winbind before ...
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PlayOnLinux displays weird looking window on 18.04 for MS Office installation

PlayOnLinux used to work just fine with 16.04. After upgrading to 18.04 I cannot install MS office from it. After I select the setup and click on install this window pops up: For approximately 3 ...
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Is there a way to sync only some certain folders from OneDrive?

I tried this guide https://medium.com/@glmdev/onedrive-sync-for-linux-ubuntu-2bcbf6777ee4 , installed onedrived and it worked fine. But it seems like onedrived can only sync the whole OneDrive root ...
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Microsoft_Office Customize installation on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS with PlayonLinux failed

Hello, guys how are you? I am trying to install office in my ubuntu. I managed with success to install all the necessary components and I configure the right versions of wine to work together with ...
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PlayOnLinux fails to install MS Office (weird EULA blank window)

I'm trying to install MS Office 2010 with PlayOnLinux on Lubuntu 18.04. The installation process runs for more than 30 min with no results. An EULA window pops up, but it happens to mostly blank (no ...
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How to make Adobe PDFMaker (Acrobat Pro XI) working with Microsoft Office 2007 using winetricks?

I have installed Microsoft Office 2007 with help of this answer using WineTricks. I need to integrate Adobe Acrobat Pro XI into Word to produce high quality PDFs. So I have a question - how to make ...
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How to integrate MathType to Microsoft Office 2007 using Wine, winetricks or PlayOnLinux?

I have installed Microsoft Office 2007 with help of this answer using PlayOnLinux and/or WineTricks. I need to install MathType and integrate it to Microsoft Office 2007. So I have a question - how ...
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How to install Office 2010 32 bit on Ubuntu 18.04?

I am trying to install MS Office 2010 32bit on my Ubuntu 18.04. Following is my Wine version: wine --version wine-3.0 (Ubuntu 3.0-1ubuntu1) When I run setup.exe I am getting following in the ...
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Convert .ods document to .docx document

I want to convert a LibreOffice document to an MSWord document but I haven't found any tool for the conversion. Does anyone know how to do this?
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How to install Microsoft Office on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I have been trying to install Office on Ubuntu 18.04 but none of the previous methods work. This one specifically does not work. Here are the steps to the problem: New ubuntu 18.04 install on ...
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Mounting Sharepoint on Ubuntu as a Remote Network Location

For the Office 2016 Sharepoint I would like to mount it to Ubuntu as a remote Network Location. But following are the limitation WebDAV is disabled in the sharepoint. Also autoversioning is disabled....
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