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Red Hat Linux System Administration Handbook by Mark F. Komarinski, Cary Collett

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Chapter 11. Applications for Linux

Linux can be more than just a server—there are a growing number of desktop applications for it as well

This chapter is a survey of the more popular applications for Linux. These applications run the gamut from integrated office suites to symbolic math programs to emulators for running software from other operating systems.

Office Products, Word Processors, and Editors

In this category fall the multitude of office suites, standalone word processors, spreadsheets, editors, and publishing tools.

Applixware

Made by Applix, Inc. (http://www.applix.com/), Applixware is probably the most complete and tightly integrated office suite available for Linux. It is still not as slick as similar products from Corel, Claris, or Microsoft ...

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