SoftMaker Office 2008 is a good alternative to Microsoft office. (Latest version is SoftMaker Office 2010)
SoftMaker Office 2008 for Linux is a capable office suite that's pitched at Microsoft Office users. It's better and more feature-complete than its earlier version. While it now adds a presentation component to the existing bouquet of word processor, spreadsheet program, database manager, and drawing app, the word processor remains its strongest component.
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