Try OpenOffice.org. I dare you!
So, you’ve installed OpenOffice.org, and opened the Writer module.
As you sit staring at the empty page, thoughts of writers’ block waft
through your mind. Where do I start? This looks different.
Perhaps you are running Microsoft Windows, and heard about an
amazing alternative to Microsoft Office that doesn’t cost hundreds of
dollars. Perhaps you’ve purchased a computer and it came with with
OpenOffice.org pre-installed. Or perhaps you’ve decided to try Linux,
and your disorientation with OpenOffice.org is compounded by everything
else feeling foreign too. In any case, you’re about to take a long
journey in unfamiliar territory, and you’re wondering whether you’ll
Let me introduce two people - real people - who have just started the same journey.