> I tried to setup staroffice with Helix GNOME in a classroom enviornment. To c
> the result a complete disaster would be an understatement.
So don't do that then. What's wrong with emacs, or pico, or joe,
or jed, or <gasp> vi? Naturally, a Linux box pretending to be
Windows will underperform the real thing. Why is it presumed that
"the desktop" means "looks like Windows" anyway? Linux makes a fine
desktop if you use it the right way. Why presume that your students
can only use software dumbed-down for clerical staff? Wouldn't it
be a great learning experience for them to learn the Unix way?
By the way, your frequent crashes and hangings were of StarOffice,
right, not of Linux itself? Because if the latter's the case, then
your hardware is at fault.
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