Re: Uh Oh... Prof requires ms word format
On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 12:11:47PM +0200, David Fokkema wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 09:17:33PM -0400, Kevin Mark wrote:
> > On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 07:57:08AM -0500, cecil wrote:
> > > cecil wrote:
> > >
> > > >I just looked on the upcoming syllubus for my CS class. The prof
> > > >requires ms word format zipped files for the assignments. What do I do
> > > >to do that on linux? I guess I HAVE to install X now. :(
> > > >
> > > >Cecil
> > > >
> > > >
> > > Maybe I should get a different laptop? Is a 150 mhz machine with 2 gig
> > > hd and 32 meg ram going to be able to do the job? I'm worried now.
> > >
> > Hi Cecil,
> > I have a libretto 110: p1-166 32mb ram, 10gb (up from 2gb). I have X
> > with windowmaker running with mozilla-fire$PICK_ONE. Its not a speed
> > deamon but it works. Sounds like you'll be doing non-gui progamming
> > anyway unless this is some upper level class. most beginning classes in
> > pascal,fortran,c,c++, etc. use stdout, not gui stuff. At most, the
> > program may use a generic gui output method to simulate a console.
> > Maybe you teacher will ok you submitting a text file dump and not the
> > fancy screen shot.
> And if you _really_ want a window manager that looks like you're
> operating on the console apart from graphical output from time to time,
> use ion (or ion-devel). I used that on my old laptop when I was tired of
> waiting for gnome etc. and didn't want to be distracted from my thesis
There is also ratpoison which is very light if you are into those kinds
of window managers.
> work at all. If I _did_ want to be distracted, I used windowmaker with
> some nice dockapps. Looks just fine!
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