[lug] Another win for Linux
nunar at nunar.com
Mon Nov 5 20:45:26 MST 2001
I've slowly converted about a quarter of my company to Linux on the
dekstop. I've managed to integrate them into a windows environment. The
Star Office 6.0 suite is great and really makes things easy. I've heard
that the final release of 6.0 will have M$ Outlook support.
What I'm leading up to here is that Red Hat has some great migration
papers available upon request.
PS - Did anybody see the thing about how ILM is wanting to switch to Linux
nunar at nunar.com
Hiroshima '45 Chernobyl '86 Windows '95
On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, Jeff wrote:
> I now have staroffice 6.0 beta and have to say that I am quite
> impressed. It will import/export virutally all M$ products. My wife
> uses Win98 w/ office 2k and we exchange stuff all the time with *no*
> problems. I'm curious to see how your project goes. Keep us posted,
> Jeffrey Siegal wrote:
> > Al wrote:
> > > Anyone have any URLs for reading up on what this will take? I need a
> > > window manager that will be as easy a transition as possible for my
> > > users.
> > Not just a window manager but a whole desktop environment. KDE and
> > GNOME are the leading contenders.
> > You'll probably want some kind of office suite. Take a look at
> > Applixware and StarOffice/OpenOffice. KOffice (for KDE) and Gnome
> > Office are rougher but worth a look as well.
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