Ms Office for Linux




Since people have been using Linux, questions about how to use Microsoft Office on linux platform, and new users have been confused as to how they can get this popular office suite running on their systems.

Over the years there has been a lot of different ways to mendapatkanMicrosoft Office. In this article we will discuss the easiest way to get Microsoft Office on Linux computers.

Get the installer
In this tutorial I will focus on installing office 2013 for linux. This is because office 2016 does not work well with the Wine. Go to this link, create an account (or sign in), and download the program office 2013. Be sure to download the 32-bit version only, even if your system is 64-bit.

Installing PlayOnLinux
Use Wine to get Windows programs is not a difficult process. Enough with some effort and fiddling with Wine, anyone can get a Windows program and runs on Linux. Though, for a lot of users new to Linux, Wine can be tedious and annoying if using without direction.

When the PlayOnLinux come, makes things easier. Basically this is a tool that takes the technology underlying the Wine and add some tools that are easy to use on a GUI for installing a number of Windows-based games and even the program (like MS Office).



PlayOnLinux tool is also available on most modern Linux distributions package. Install it by opening a store manager or software package You and search for "playonlinux" or it could be from the terminal (Ubuntu):
sudo apt install playonlinux

Use Microsoft Office to install PlayOnLinux
In the PlayOnLinux there are lots of different buttons and options. Satu–satunya the important thing at the moment is the button "Install". Once you click on this, here is a window with the search box. In the search area, type in "Microsoft Office."

Search for this term gave rise to multiple versions of Microsoft Office. Each installation profile results, and after a user clicks on one of these, the PlayOnLinux will create wine and walk through the installation process.

In the results, select the "Microsoft Office 2013" and then "Install" button. Here is the warning "this program is currently in testing." This means that the profile of PlayOnLinux for office 2013 still testing phase and may be experiencing some problems. Select OK to continue.

This brings up the Windows-like installation wizard. Read the instructions and select the "Next" button to bring up the next part of the installer. PlayOnLinux asks users to provide installation files.

Provides the installation program which it has downloaded in previous tutorials or click the option "Use DVD-ROM (s)", and install the MS Office 2013 through DVD-ROM instead.

After the installation process is started, it will be established on wine PlayOnLinux contained Microsoft Office and place it. From here, Microsoft Office will be accessible from your Linux desktop.

A problem that often occurs in office 2013
Sometimes office 2013 may fail to install. This is because the 64-bit version doesn't work. To 2013 office will work on Linux and wine only 32-bit version should be used.

In addition, the installer may fail to install with PlayOnLinux and an error occurred. It's certainly not the fault of the office installer and possible problems with the script office 2013 PlayOnLinux on when installing the program itself. If this happens, the better to just restart the PlayOnLinux and try again.

WineHQ
To install Windows programs in Linux has never been easy, the problem will often appear. This is why when using wine, users must pay attention to the WineHQ. It is the site of a catalog of hundreds of Windows programs, how do they work on wine and how the user can fix the problem that will probably happen in order to get the program running properly.

Alternative 
While it is possible to get the Microsoft Office runs on Linux with the help of wine, it is not satu–satunya how to use the Office Suite. If you have trouble getting the version of the office suite, there are still alternatives.

For a while now that Microsoft has had an alternative to Google Docs which is known as Office 365. This program is not perfect and not as good as the desktop counterpart. However, if the method to install the Microsoft Office has failed, this is another option.

If the office 365 and 2013 has failed on Linux, and you are looking for a better alternative, you can try the Libre office. This is the first known Linux alternatives similar to the Microsoft Office suite, and the developers are working very hard to make a similar and compatible with Microsoft technology.

In addition, there is a WPS Office, suite designed for Microsoft Office terlihatseperti, and there is also FreeOffice.

Conclusion
Switch to Linux doesn't mean you should leave Your Windows application. The existence of wine (and PlayonLinux) can install and use the Windows application (in this case, Microsoft Office 2013) is very easy. Unless you really need some specific feature with Microsoft Office, we recommend you try the alternative office suites, such as LibreOffice, because they are also quite stable and capable.


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