[NBLUG/talk] Red Hat 8- too slow

Dustin Mollo dustin at sonic.net
Sun Mar 28 11:38:02 PST 2004

On Sun, Mar 28, 2004 at 11:00:26AM -0800, E Frank Ball wrote:
> For msword check out "antiword":
> http://www.winfield.demon.nl/index.html
> It will convert msword to text in the blink of an eye.

for word files, i also try abiword which, similar to gnumeric, is only a
word processing app.  again, like gnumeric, abiword is small and fast
compared to OOo.

but i'd also point out that the machine you are running linux on is probably
best suited to console-only and not X.


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