This chapter is a collection of independent projects that can be installed based on specific needs. Together, they create a respectable office suite. While they may be lacking in user interface consistency, they excel in doing one thing and doing it well.
The AbiWord package contains a word processing application. This is useful for writing reports, letters and other formatted documents.
Download (HTTP): http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/abiword/abiword-2.0.6.tar.bz2
Download size: 24.3 MB
Estimated Disk space required: 185 MB
Estimated build time: 1.64 SBU
Install AbiWord by running the following commands:
cd abi && ./configure --prefix=/usr && make && make install && cp ../abiword-docs/man/abiword.8 /usr/share/man/man8 && cp -rf ../abiword-docs/help /usr/share/doc/abiword
The AbiWord package contains abiword, ttfadmin.sh and ttftool.