New AbiWord looks solid but suffers from age-old Linux problem

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Apr 9, 2008 10:10 PM EDT
Linux.com; By Mayank Sharma
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In this age of multi-core processors and 3-D desktops, some people still get work done on old resource-strapped single-core machines, thanks to programs like the AbiWord word processor. The latest stable AbiWord 2.6.0 release was unveiled last month, two years after the software's last stable release. Feature-wise, the little cross-platform word processor has closed the gap with heavyweight OpenOffice.org Writer, but it suffers from the oldest Linux ill of all -- it's a pain to install.

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