Is there a standalone spreadsheet program available for Freebsd?

Arthur Chance freebsd at
Fri Apr 17 15:13:13 UTC 2020

On 17/04/2020 16:05, Bob Willcox wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 07:32:22AM -0500, D'Arcy Cain wrote:
>> On 2020-04-17 07:05, Bob Willcox wrote:
>>> I would like to find a spreadsheet that I can run on FreeBSD in X that is
>>> essentially standalone and drag with it tons of other stuff. I have openoffice
>>> installed but it seems way over the top for my intended purpose.
>> What is the intended purpose.  A spreadsheet program is designed to be
>> very flexible and allow many different uses.  If you have a very
>> specific use something else may make more sense and be even smaller if
>> that is one of the requirements.
>> If you do need a spreadsheet anyway, knowing the intended use may
>> determine what products you need.  Not all programs may have the
>> features you need.
> Thanks for your response.
> What I would like would be something simple w/o lots of features as my intended
> use is simple. I just want to be able to list expense items and their cost and
> have them added up as a monthly expense budget. That's all.

It's not a spreadsheet or under X and so may be inappropriate for your
needs but awk with flat files could do that trivially, and it's in the
base system. Not everything needs a GUI.

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much weight round the middle.

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