To run Windows software on Linux, try Wine 1.4

The new stable release of this Windows compatibility layer adds support for Microsoft Office 2010, among many other improvements.

By Katherine Noyes, PC World |  Software, Linux

Bidirectional text rendering is fully supported in Wine 1.4, as is mirroring of windows, menus, and window controls for right-to-left languages. Vertical fonts are now supported as well, such as for Japanese. The software has been fully translated into French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Portuguese, Catalan, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Slovenian, Lithuanian, Japanese, and Korean, with partial translations for another 15 languages.


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