Is FreeBSD simple enough for Novices, Will FreeBSD accept Office 98 + Publisher?

Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri almarrie at
Sat Apr 28 14:47:12 UTC 2007

On 4/28/07, james thompson <jthompson203 at> wrote:
> How difficult is FreeBSD to use in place of MS windows, say compared to
> Apple OSX?  I believe it may be able to run Offide 98; can Office 98
> with Publisher be ran on FreeBSD?  I want to use FreeBSD to compose
> articles, and combine them into a Book for publication, as a Home Office
> Operation by a person with little experience beyond windows.   In 1995,
> I took a MicroComputer Operating Systems course in Windows 3.11 and DOS
> 6.22.   I have used Windows 95, 98, and XP Home & upgraded to Media Edition.


It's very easy, I suggest for new bsd users to go for PC-BSD since it's one setup CD with complete desktop


-Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
Arab Portal

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