After relying on Open/LibreOffice (and Latex) for roughly ten years, I am forced to use Microsoft Office again. Sadly enough, it's still not possible to undo deleting sheets, or to open two files with the same name. Sad state of affairs.
I just love the fact that you can just take a hard drive with Linux out of one computer, put it in another one, and it just works. Try that with Windows! (I tried a few times of the years, always a disaster).
To be fair, Macs seem to be pretty good in migrating from one computer to another, as I have heard.
This is outrageous!Â Marco Cappato asked the European Council to see the contracts they have with Microsoft
, and was refused on the grounds of protecting Microsoft's commercial interests.Â Hello?Â The Council is supposed to work for their citizens, not for US-american Corporations!
Writing a book in Word simply sucks!Â But no way around if the publisher provides the Template in Word.
I was reminded again that it really sucks when Word refused to display spelling errors with the message "There are too many spelling or grammatical errors".
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I just got a new Laptop. It came with Windows XP Professional, and couldn't be ordered without it. I am planning on using it exclusively with Linux. I remembered that years ago, there was a grassroots movement to encourage people to return their unused Windows Licenses for a refund. I was wondering: Is it worth trying...?
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Always wanted to switch to Linux, but you didn't because application XYZ wasn't available...? Don't despair - the Table of Equivalents
gives you Linux alternatives to every Windows Program you can think of!
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I guess it's Microsoft week! Check out this link to Amazon
. This link actually goes to Barnes and Noble. If you are using Internet Explorer, all the URLs you see (in the status line, in the Address line) will be www.amazon.com.
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