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May27-03, 04:55 PM
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Originally posted by anil
My home PC uses Mandrake Linux 9.1. It's uses open office. Guess what it's free. I thing it's better than XP but some people may not agree with me.
Yeah, I have an old Linux box somewhere in the back of my closet at home. For a time, I was totally off Microsoft.... But guess what? Everyone uses Microsoft so it doesn't matter.

Earlier this Fall I was in Germany at a conference. I wanted to FTP a document from my office that I had written uses Star Office, but the place I was at was only geared for Microsoft applications.

How am I supposed to communicate with other researchers and businesses when the universal standard seems to be Microsoft applications?