NAC - looking for Destop and Project Management Software
harchris at smokesignal.net
Mon Jan 5 17:52:30 EST 2004
I'm using Star Office 5.1 under windows. I think it is the same price
for Windows or Linux. Unless you are interested in learning an
alternative OS and turfing MS, I would recommend just the Windows
version. If you do want to dabble in the Unix like OS's then I do
I am impressed with the capabilities of Star Office. It contains a
spreadsheet, word processor, database, and the capability to read and
write most of the competing formats. I didn't know it had a Project
Kent McLean wrote:
> Ben Swann wrote:
>>I'm looking for a Windows XP Compatable Desktop
> ?> Organizer/integration program
> If you're the adventurous type, and you have a fairly new
> PC with a big (20GB+) hard drive, look into Linux. You
> can make the machine dual boot (run both Linux and XP).
> Linux will be able to read files on the XP side (but not
> vice versa, I don't believe). Linux is free to download:
> www.redhat.com/ or www.debian.org/ or
> www.caldera.com/ or www.suse.net, or you can get it in
> the back of a $40 Linux book, your choice, available at
> most book stores. It has a choice of Windows-like
> interfaces if you are command-line challenged.
> You'll find the Office solution you are looking for with
> Sun's Star Office for $80: www.sun.com/staroffice/ .
> And there are other freeware/shareware solutions as well.
> See: http://www.linux-office.net/
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