Word Perfect in Linux?

Karl Wilbur karl at karlwilbur.net
Fri Mar 28 02:42:36 UTC 2014

Data from Wikipedia:

Detailed WordPerfect 8 installation instructions for Linux:

These threads have some data about why it might not be feasible:

LibreOffice as a GUI word processor
Nano, Vim, Emacs for CLI-based systems
I like Sublime Text 2 for code editing. Previously used both GEdit and
Komodo with great success.

Karl Wilbur
karl at karlwilbur.net

On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 9:50 PM, Hart Larry <chime at hubert-humphrey.com>wrote:

> Well, in considering other editors which deal with more sets of
> charactors, I look back in my DOS days to WP6.0. I had heard there was a
> wp8 in Linux, but I cannot find it? Some1 in our LUG was going to get me a
> copy, but somehow it didn't happen.
> So far among editors I am familliar with, I am most comfortable in Nano,
> but it won't handle replacing items which say "null"
> Thanks so much in advance for suggestions of finding a WP in Linux, or
> another editor which is simple, not like vim, vi, or emacs.  Come to think
> of it, could I run WP6 in dosemu?
> Hart
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