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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—using OpenOffice.org

Ubuntu comes with OpenOffice.org, the open source productivity suite that has proven to be an effective alternative to MS Office for Linux users. Now let's try it out on your new Ubuntu virtual machine...

  1. Open the Applications menu on your Ubuntu virtual machine, and select Office | OpenOffice.org Word Processor from the menu:
    Time for action—using OpenOffice.org
  2. The Untitled 1 — OpenOffice.org Writer window will appear. You can use OpenOffice Writer as if you were on a real machine:
    Time for action—using OpenOffice.org
  3. Now go to the Applications menu again, and this time select the Office ...

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