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Wine 2.0 says it supports Office 2013. How do I actually install it?

I installed Office 2013 and I used to get a black window after starting it up. I fixed the black screen by following the solution posted in the WineHQ-Forum. Here's what I did: Install Wine and ...
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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

Yes. There is a cloud implementation of Microsoft Office. Simply put, yes, it's possible to use Microsoft Office on a Linux computer, without needing to use a Windows emulator. Microsoft has created a ...
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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

You can't use Microsoft Office in any way without a license ... It is payware. You need an windows emulator like wine to run Microsoft .exe files on any Linux. You can use LibreOffice. It reads and ...
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How do I view an Outlook .msg file?

I am on Ubuntu 15.10 and matijs'es msgconvert script seems to be available in the repos now. after running: sudo apt-get install libemail-outlook-message-perl libemail-localdelivery-perl libemail-...
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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

Yes, there is a good alternative. Onlyoffice is free and open source (GitHub), and has excellent Microsoft Office compatibility (including viewing Annotated Powerpoint presentations). It can be ...
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How do I install MS Office 2016 on PlayOnLinux

I will provide directions that worked for me for a manual (non-script) installation of Microsoft Office 2016 Professional Plus on Ubuntu 18.04 using PlayOnLinux (POL) v4.3.4 and Wine x86 v3.4. All the ...
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Wine 2.0 says it supports Office 2013. How do I actually install it?

In addition to Philippe's answer I installed the following from winetricks: msftedit riched20 riched30 riched32 vb6run That solved the PowerPoint "not enough memory or system resources" issue and ...
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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

VirtualBox Windows runs great in Ubuntu using VBox: https://www.virtualbox.org/ And Microsoft Office runs best in Windows. It is 100% compatible. VBox can be installed from Ubuntu Software. The ...
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How to convert Excel spreadsheet 2007 to pdf in Linux

You can use Libreoffice Calc (always work on a copy) . Open the file and Export as pdf. Also you could run from the command line libreoffice --headless --convert-to pdf *.xlsx
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Trying to make office365 online feel like a desktop application

You can use the Office365WebDesktop Snap. sudo snap install office365webdesktop --beta Image source However, consider moving away from Microsoft products to prevent vendor lock-in. Several good ...
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Office 2016 Installation Using PlayOnLinux

According to playonlinux.com, Office 2016 is not supported. You do however have some alternatives: Run Office 2016 in a virtual machine with Windows. Office 2013 might work with PlayOnLinux on your ...
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Problem with the accent marks on MS Office in PlayOnLinux

I have solved it. There are two actions to apply: Solves the problem when you launch the application and then open the file. To do so, follow ingasvist's user instuctions: go to Playonlinux, select ...
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How to convert office file like .doc .ppt and other on Ubuntu

For true command-line conversion use command below: libreoffice --headless --convert-to pdf /path/to/original-file.doc
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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

There is no 100% compatibility with Office word formats in Linux as these formats are proprietary or intentionally obscured. You didn't specify which Office version you are trying to run. If it is a ...
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How to open a Powerpoint presentation in Ubuntu?

I recommend you that WPS (Linux version) is great application, with word, present, slider. It also has other platform version -- windows, android, ios, and it's free for you. and i think better than ...
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How can I install MS Office 2013 on my ubuntu 16.04 laptop?

WPS Office looks just like MS Office. And it works fine in Ubuntu. Get the deb package from here: http://wps-community.org/. Then open a Terminal window and type: sudo apt-get install gdebi. After ...
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Wine 2.0 says it supports Office 2013. How do I actually install it?

Install Office 2013 pro 32bit This solution is tested on Ubuntu 17.10 with wine 2.0.2. Required Dependencies We need a clean 32bit wine prefix and some packages. sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 on Ubuntu 17.10 - Wine - Connection error, activation problem

I cannot answer your exact question as posed, but I can explain how to get Microsoft Office 2010 working on Ubuntu 17.10, which sounds like what you are after. (I don’t have the required reputation ...
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How to install Office 2010 32 bit on Ubuntu 18.04?

Faced the same problem with wine/POL during recent office 2010 installation. I solved it in a following way: 1) Using play on linux wine manager I installed wine 3.8 (32-bit) 2) Created new 32-bit ...
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Trying to make office365 online feel like a desktop application

"Web apps" can "integrate" web sites into the system by opening them in a separate browser window with browser decorations removed, and with an independent icon in the taskbar. ...
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What is the most recent MSOffice that can be run under Wine/Playonlinux?

Since the new Wine 2.0 version got released, you can now theoretically run MS Office 2013 with it, according to the announcement on the official WineHQ website: The Wine team is proud to announce ...
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How do I install MS Office 2016 on PlayOnLinux

Below is the first version of Office 2016 script for PlayOnLinux (based on Office 2013 one). It uses Wine 3.0, but sometimes it crashes on Office Welcome screen when trying to call unimplemented ...
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How to properly install Microsoft Office in Ubuntu 14.04 with wine?

PlayOnLinux - for Microsoft Office 2010 and higher I've figured out with a wine GUI called Playonlinux. WORKS FOR ANY VERSION OF UBUNTU It comes with the addequate configuration for multiple ...
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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

My personal experience is that the most seamless Ubuntu/Linux integration with full native Linux compatibility is provided by Softmaker Office. Compared to say, LibreOffice, I've found the ...
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How to open a Powerpoint presentation in Ubuntu?

To my experience, Libre Office has a lot of problems rendering properly ppt or pptx documents. The presentation is most of the time not matching at all the original document and the layout is often so ...
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Can Microsoft Access files be edit in Ubuntu?

To convert a good alternative would be to convert them to CSV. You first need to install mdbtools (Ubuntu, Debian): sudo apt install mdbtools To export all the tables try this command: mdb-tables -...
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How to remove Microsoft Office icons?

I was able to remove these pesky icons by deleting the ~/.local/share/applications/wine/Programs/Microsoft Office 2013 folder. I uninstalled Wine, PlayOnLinux, but this folder was snuggly hidden, not ...
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MS Office for 16.04

Currently, MS Office 2013/2016 requires DirectX 10. Unfortunately, as of Wine 1.9, DirectX 10 is not supported. Sorry, you will have to use LibreOffice, MS Office 2007, or WPS Office. Edit: You CAN ...
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How do I install MS Office 2016 on PlayOnLinux

What worked for me was translating intructions from WineHQ (here) and here to use with PlayonLinux, with Wine 3.4. Create a new virtual drive Install msxml6 and riched20 from tab "Install Components" ...
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Will PowerPoint work with all the editing done in MS Office?

It doesn't seem worthwhile to install Microsoft Office in Ubuntu just to open one file that I can open online in Google Drive. Every PowerPoint presentation (.ppt/.pps/.pptx/.ppsx) that I ever got ...
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