Monday, 9 February 2009

How to Install Office 2007 on Ubuntu by using Crossover Office Professional

“I hate Windows OS but I love Windows Software.” Is a popular quote among Linux users. I agree to this quote since I already switched my laptop operating system from Windows to Ubuntu Muslim Edition.

So, how you are going to install windows software on Ubuntu? You may use CrossOver Office Professional. I will show you how to install Microsoft Office 2007 by using CrossOver Office Professional.

  1. First, you must install CrossOver Office Professional.

  2. Open in Terminal the folder that contain CrossOver installer.

  3. Type: “sh Crossover-Pro-7.0.2.sh” (without speech quotes) in Terminal.

  4. An EULA and CrossOver Installation menu

  5. Click Begin Install.

  6. Wait until installation of CrossOver finished.

  7. Click “Install Windows Software”.

  8. Select “Microsoft Office 2007” from the list.

  9. Insert Office 2007 DVD or choose Office 2007 Setup by browsing through your folders.

  10. Click Next.

  11. CrossOver will run the installer and continue by following the same step in Windows.

  12. You can browse the location of office shortcut here

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for mentioning CrossOver--we appreciate it.

Best Wishes,

-jon parshall-
COO
www.codeweavers.com

Flaming Firestonez said...

Thanks,

I hope more Windows software can be supported especially Internet Download Manager. My favourite :)

Anonymous said...

Hi,

i just want to add a little something, when installing, always make sure you are connected to the internet, sounds crazy reminder, but i have encountered alot of people that forget this..

wheeeler

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