Office Software for Linux

Are you thinking about moving your computer to Linux, but worried about living without office software? Well don't be. You can run Microsoft Office, and many other native Windows programs on Linux using Wine, which is a Windows compatibility layer for Linux and similar operating systems. However, you do not need to do this, and the majority of Linux users do not, because Linux has bucket loads of its own high-quality office software.

Here is a table that shows some alternatives to the Windows software that you might have been used to.

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I'm glad this article mentioned programs like AbiWord and Gnumeric. Using OO.org can be such a pain at times... 

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