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FYI, for Mac users, there's NeoOffice (OSX version of OO) -- I think
OO is making its own Mac version, but it hasn't come out yet.
I used to have to use the X11 windowing thing to use OO on my Mac, but
that was annoying (though it did work).

On 5/4/08, [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Sai Emrys
>
>
>  > FWIW, I used to use MS Office exclusively. A year ago I switched
>  to
>  > using Kubuntu, and thus tried out Open Office
>  >
>  > I have yet to find anything that I can't do in OO that I could do
>  in
>  > MSO, though I expected otherwise. I had to add a small hack to get
>  it
>  > to read MSO2k8 .docx files, but that's about it
>
>
> I'm glad to hear that.  I've been wanting to get away from M$
>  products for a long time now but couldn't justify it because of a
>  reliance on COTS due to work and such, but it only took a quick
>  glance at Vista to finally push me over the line into Linuxland.  I
>  just put together a new media box with Mythbuntu on it. Just for
>  kicks, I also installed OO.  So far I like most of what I see in
>  Ubuntu, and even tried a couple of Windows executables running under
>  Wine.  Has anyone successfully used MS-Office with Wine?
>
>  BTW:  Anyone know how to change the messages in MythTV?
>