openoffice support and other ports
sean at mcneil.com
Mon Jun 26 19:32:30 UTC 2006
AMD64 support by the most popular and useful ports for a desktop
environment are in great shape. I now can natively:
1) Use all the GNOME environment with few problems. This has been
working a long time.
2) Use Java 1.5 with eclipse without issue. This has been around for a
3) Use OpenOffice. So far, I've edited a few MS Word and a PowerPoint
presentation with great success. This is very recent. Only a couple of
days since this has worked. Great job!
The only thing missing that would cap it all off is a Java plug-in to
the web browser.
There are occasional crashes with some applications like evolution (only
on exit) and Liferea, but overall everything has been rock solid and
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