StarOffice 7 - Free for students

Subject: StarOffice 7 - Free for students
From: Justin Dieters (
Date: Sat Nov 01 2003 - 17:17:00 AKST

This came across the Central Arkansas Linux User's Group list a couple
days ago...



Here is a link:

On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 07:22:16AM -0600, Terry wrote:
| I know many of you are in college like I am that use this list.
| Just a heads up, SUN is allowing downloads of StarOffice 7 on it's
website basically
| on the honor system that you are an educational user. They have linux
and windows
| versions and I believe solaris versions. I know it is largely similar
to OpenOffice,
| but I downloaded it other week, and I have been using it in my dual
boot windows/mandrake,
| and I find that the filters do work better, both on import and export.
| is more fonts, and many useful templates included. And on my machine,
| subjectively feels faster. You can also download the adabas database
with it
| if you need a database (not included in open office).
| Just letting you all know, free is good . . . especially while in

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