Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Now that open-source software is becoming increasingly trendy, most tech-savvy people are aware of OpenOffice, and its fork LibreOffice, but what about the other open-source alternatives?
Abiword is a fully-featured word processor with all the functionality anyone would expect from an office application, but without the taxing memory and hard disk space requirements of office heavyweights like Microsoft Word and LibreOffice. Unless you’re looking for a full-fledged integrated office environment, Abiword is really all you need.