OpenOffice is terrible precisely to the extent to which is emulates MS Office accurately
I had no idea Android would run on the n810. I'm not sure I can morally support Android, though. Not that the full software stock already on the device is any more free, I'm sure. -- DU
This. Well to be fair, they haven't introduced The Ribbon into Open Office yet, so it's actually ahead of MS Office in my opinion.-- jimbob
But it wasn't just the UI that killed Linux for me in the past, it was the freaking way software was distributed. You had to pick the release for your chipset and download it in a tarball. Then you had to "make" it and "compile"
yum install vnc-server
yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment"
Microsoft didn't want a lot of other companies writing code that could compete. It wanted to keep the barriers to entry very high. The idea, in fact, was to keep raising the bar, putting in more layers of software and APIs, which developers would then have to support. Microsoft wanted to make it so gnarly that anybody who couldn't devote a team of one hundred programmers to every Windows application would be out of the game.
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