Lightweight Wordprocessors for Linux?

Ed Felt edfelt at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 08:41:24 MDT 2011


On Sep 16, 2011 6:19 AM, "Charles Curley" <charlescurley at charlescurley.com>
wrote:
>
> 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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There is also an entire office suite for KDE. Of course it doesn't have ll
the feautures of Open or Libre Office but I'm sure it handles ODT. Ubuntu
should automatically include the needed KDE libraries. I forget the name
(maybe koffice).  Let me know if youneed more info on it and I can look it
up when I am on the desktop.

- Ed Felt


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