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    Wink How to get legal Office 2010 to work on Ubuntu

    Alright, this time, I did it the legal way, and I got Office 2010 from Microsoft via the invitation only technical preview signup thing. Now, I want to know how to get it to work Ubuntu.

    Where did I get this from? From the technical preview signup from here (https://microsoft.crgevents.com/Offi...tent/Home.aspx, though now its over)

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    Re: How to get legal Office 2010 to work on Ubuntu

    Try it in Wine. If it doesn't work, it probably won't for a while since most people can't test it to try to make it work since it's not out yet.
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    Re: How to get legal Office 2010 to work on Ubuntu

    Quote Originally Posted by doorknob60 View Post
    Try it in Wine. If it doesn't work, it probably won't for a while since most people can't test it to try to make it work since it's not out yet.
    or cross over

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    Re: How to get legal Office 2010 to work on Ubuntu

    Which version of Wine would be the best for Office 2010? I know that I need an MSXML of 6 or above.
    Last edited by Vignesh S; August 12th, 2009 at 08:02 AM.

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    Re: How to get legal Office 2010 to work on Ubuntu

    Well, apparently, Crossover has better support for Office 2007 now. I'll download the trial and see if I can get it to work...

    (NOTE: MSXML 6.0 or above needs to installed in the same bottle that you intend to install Office 2010 into, or it won't work)

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    Re: How to get legal Office 2010 to work on Ubuntu

    Yea give it a go on Crossover, I use Onenote 2007 on it and it works quiet well

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