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    alternative progs for linux

    hi,
    i'm new to linux. can someone please guide me through alternate softwares that i use in windows? list below.

    Is there a version that runs on linux? or an alternative that i can use thats similar with the progs below? what can you suggest?

    1.) adobe photoshop - no idea with this
    2.) macromedia dreamweaver - no idea with this
    3.) ms office - i heard open office is good. anything else?
    4.) last one, which distro can you suggest i should use? i'm looking for something that won't get me far from the look and functionality of windows.


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    Re: alternative progs for linux

    Got to run quick. Unsay ayu jigs?

    1. GIMP - www. gimp.org - also check out gimpshop to modify the GIMP interface to look like Photoshop
    2. NVU - www.nvu.com
    3. OpenOffice is really the your best option. Abiword is a good standalone word processor. Theres also Crossover Office which can also substitute as photo editing program I guess.
    4. SuSe or Ubuntu, or you could try Linspire (formerly Lindows). I hate the commercial aspect of the product though.
    To err is human, to moo bovine.

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    Re: alternative progs for linux

    if you can wait till october mandriva 2006 is about to reveal itself ... thats for my distro
    OpenOffice is still your best option
    Registered Linux User # 279330

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    Re: alternative progs for linux

    distro ubuntu, mandrake/mandriva
    photoshop gimp
    dreamweaver quanta/nvu/bluefish
    office openoffice


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