Get .docx Working in Linux

Occasionally I receive a file in .docx format, which for me was useless; and I’ve had to ask the sender to give me the document in .doc format instead. However, there’s a better solution for those of us who encounter the .docx format. It does take a couple of minutes to set up, but is easy to use thereafter.

There are two ways to do this. The “Long” way and the “Short” way.

The Long Way:

We’ll need three tools: