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Re: [alpine-devel] open office

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2014 13:11:01 +0100

On Tue, 07 Jan 2014 13:06:11 +0100
Leonardo Arena <rnalrd_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On mar, 2014-01-07 at 09:03 +0100, Roelof Wobben wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have doubts about changing to alpine for my desktop.
>
>
> I usually consider crazy those doing that, and myself is one of
> those. :)
> However Alpine is not my only desktop. You won't have a fully-functional
> (and bloated) desktop: flash plugin, 3D graphics support, plug&play,
> etc.

3d graphics actually works, as long as you have open source drivers.
Adobe flash won't work, yes.

Localization is also a weak spot.
 
> > What I miss the most is a office suite like open office.
> > I could make a apk build for myself but I have a very slow machine.
> > Compilimg whole Gnome costs me around 10 - 12 hours.
> >
> > Is someone willing to make open office avaible ?
>
> Iirc someone tried that or checked what was needed: some features
> missing in uclibc.

I don't think its worth spending time on making it work on uclibc. It
might be worth the effort for musl though.

-nc


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