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Linux Software: Office Suites

The following is a selection of office suite software packages for Linux (with integrated word processor, spreadsheet, presentation and graphics applications, etc.). Programs with free versions are indicated as [Free]. Note: Freeware and GNU Library General Public License often come with restrictions. Users should check copyright and licensing statements from the developers.

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Linux Office Suite: OpenOffice [Free]
OpenOffice.org has a set of stable and well-developed office applications: A word processor (writer), spreadsheet (calc), presentation manager (impress), and drawing program (draw); open-source databases can be easily integrated. Platform: Linux / Unix, Windows.

Linux Office Suite: GNOME-Office [Free]
The GNOME project has built a complete desktop environment based entirely on open-source freeware. It includes an extensive software collection, ranging from small utilities to larger applications. Platform: Linux / Unix.

Linux Office Suite: KOffice [Free]
KOffice is an integrated office suite for the K Desktop Environment (KDE) consisting of several applications: Word processor, spreadsheet, database, flow charter, drawing, image editing and presentation software. Platform: Linux / Unix.

Linux Office Suite: SiagOffice [Free]
A tightly integrated office package including a word processor, spreadsheet, text editor, animation program, file manager and PostScript previewer. Platform: Linux, HP-UX.

Linux Office Suite: StarOffice
StarOffice is an office suite from Sun Microsystems. It has a simple, easy-to-use interface and contains full-featured applications, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, graphics and database capabilities. Platform: Linux, Solaris, Windows.

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