Lightweight Wordprocessors for Linux?

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Fri Sep 16 06:19:34 MDT 2011


On Fri, 16 Sep 2011 04:27:32 -0600
"S. Dale Morrey" <sdalemorrey at gmail.com> wrote:

> Today I had to edit a word file that had been exported to ODT to
> update documentation for a project I am working on.
> In the process it launched Libre Office.
> This software feels bloated and heavy.  It takes a little over a
> minute to launch and sometimes seconds will pass between the time I
> type something and the time it appears on the screen.

Try AbiWord, available in the Ubuntu repos.


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