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  1. #1

    how to install wine and ms office

    Hello everyone,

    hello everyone, I'm still new on using linux,

    I don't know how to install ms office using wine,
    when i got wine from wineHQ, but wine cannot be installed

    please tell to me how to install wine and ms office, step by step
    (I hope you all can show the step using image)

    Thank you very much

  2. #2
    MS Office under Wine is probably never going to work. You'd need CrossOver from CodeWeavers or some similar non-free product to do that.

    As an alternative, you could run a Windows VM in your Linux machine and run MS Office in that.

    Or you could use LibreOffice/OpenOffice, which is an open source Linux alternative to MS Office which is able to handle most of the file formats and is regularly maintained and updated.

  3. #3
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    Hello and Welcome!

    According to the Wine database, atreyu is pretty much dead-on.

    You're not going to have much luck with it at all.
    Probably better for you to just search for an equivalent app. You could check here or here.

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  5. #4
    don't go for ms-office installation on wine that will not work fine
    why don't u try open office

  6. #5
    Before thanks for answer

    I don't know how to install open office (really I don't know to install application on linux )

    can you tell?

  7. #6
    Have you used Synaptic to install packages in PCLinuxOS before? You need to familiarize yourself with how to install packages to get the most out of your Linux distro. Try the steps listed here.

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