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9a732d01 1## Office suite on DragonFly
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4Users often look for a good office suite or a friendly word processor. While some desktop environments like **KDE** already provide an office suite, there is no default office suite application on DragonFly but it provides all that is needed - [pkgsrc/pkgin](http://www.dragonflybsd.org/docs/howtos/HowToPkgsrc/) - for installing one.
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7## KOffice
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9To install **KOffice** , you have to use the pkgsrc collection.
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12 # cd /usr/pkgsrc/misc/koffice
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14 # bmake install clean
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16or (KDE4 office suite)
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18 # cd /usr/pkgsrc/wip/koffice
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20 # bmake install clean
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22The KDE community has provids its desktop environment with an office suite which can be used outside **KDE** . It includes: KWord - a frame-based, full-featured word processor, KSpread - a spreadsheet application, KPresenter - a presentation application, Kivio - a flowchart application, Kexi - an integrated database application, Krita - a pixel based image editing and paint application, Karbon14 - a vector-drawing application, KPlato - a technology preview of a new project management application.
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25Before installing the latest **KOffice** , make sure you have an up-to-date version of **KDE** .
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28## AbiWord
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31**AbiWord** is available as a package. You can install it by:
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34 # pkg_radd abiword
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38 # pkgin in abiword
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41It can also be compiled from the pkgsrc collection.
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44 # cd /usr/pkgsrc/editors/abiword
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48 **AbiWord** is a free word processing program similar in look and feel to **Microsoft® Word** . It is suitable for typing papers, letters, reports, memos, and so forth. It is very fast, contains many features, and is very user-friendly.
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50 **AbiWord** can import or export many file formats, including some proprietary ones like Microsoft `.doc`.
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53## OpenOffice.org
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56To install **OpenOffice.org** you have to load linux module into kernel by:
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58 #kldload linux
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60To make that change permanent add the following line to <b>/boot/loader.conf</b> :
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62 #echo 'linux_enable="YES"' >> /boot/loader.conf
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64Then install for eg. SUSE-based Linux binary emulation environment
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66 #cd /usr/pkgsrc/emulators/suse100_base
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68 #bmake install clean
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70And finally, install OpenOffice.org by:
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72 #cd /usr/pkgsrc/misc/openoffice3-bin
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76To start openoffice.org application menu use:
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81With default settings it will probably fail to save any document. You have to create a /tmp directory inside your user home folder with full read&write privileges. Then inside swriter (word procesor), go to <b>Tools → Options → Paths</b> and change path for temporary files (point to /tmp folder with full read&write privileges (for user) created earlier.
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84OpenOffice.org includes all of the mandatory applications in a complete office productivity suite: a word processor, a spreadsheet, a presentation manager, and a drawing program. Its user interface is very similar to other office suites, and it can import and export in various popular file formats. It is available in a number of different languages including interfaces, spell checkers, and dictionaries.
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87## The GIMP
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90You can install the package by issuing this command:
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93 # pkg_radd gimp-2.6
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97 # pkgin in gimp-2.6
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102 # cd /usr/pkgsrc/graphics/gimp
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107For image authoring or picture retouching, **The GIMP** is a very sophisticated image manipulation program. It can be used as a simple paint program or as a quality photo retouching suite. It supports a large number of plug-ins and features a scripting interface. **The GIMP** can read and write a wide range of file formats. It supports interfaces with scanners and tablets.
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110CategoryHandbook
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112CategoryHandbook-desktop
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