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Re: light-weight office tools? (was Re: libreoffice-bin pango errors)

On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 10:51:31AM -0600, Roy Bixler wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 07:03:58PM +0530, Mayuresh wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 06:51:40PM +0530, Mayuresh wrote:
> > > On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 05:39:36AM +0900, Ryo ONODERA wrote:
> > > > pkgsrc/misc/libreoffice4-bin is Linux binary package.
> > > > It uses libpango from pkgsrc/emulators/suse131_gtk3.
> > 
> > I installed libreoffice- from pkgin repository. (Had tried this
> > earlier though it was dumping core. Updated harfbuz and now it's fine.)
> Glad to see that this works, but I suppose that means you've given up
> on using lighter weight office tools.  Gnumeric works well enough for
> me on spreadsheets, but I've had less luck on Abiword's .doc support.
> To sort of revive an older thread, does anyone have any pointers on
> Libreoffice and Abiword alternatives?
> -- 
> Roy Bixler <>
> "The fundamental principle of science, the definition almost, is this: the
> sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment."
> -- Richard P. Feynman

I quite like LyX, although it's not for everyone, not as user friendly.
For ultra lightweight, I wonder whether it'd be easier to type LaTeX or
markdown and generate a file for it.

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