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Installing MSOffice2007 and MSOffice2010 through Wine

1) First install all the packages for Wine

sudo pacman -S wine winetricks wine_gecko wine-mono lib32-ncurses

2) Then install ttf-ms-fonts for microsoft fonts support:

yay -S ttf-ms-fonts

 

3) After that, Set up Wine Architecture and Wine Prefix as win32

WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/wine32 winecfg

4) Then, install msxml3 for msoffice2007 and msxml3,msxml6 for msoffice 2010

(for msoffice2007)

WINEPREFIX=~/wine32 winetricks msxml3

(for msoffice2010)

WINEPREFIX=~/wine32 winetricks msxml3

&

WINEPREFIX=~/wine32 winetricks msxml6

5) Now, install samba package for winbind package as the lib32-libwbclient(winbind) package is discontinued in arch linux

 

sudo pacman -S samba

6) Now, install the msoffice by running setup.exe file through wine.

 

WINEPREFIX=~/wine32 wine /path/to/msoffice/folder/setup.exe

Example:

WINEPREFIX=~/wine32 wine /home/anybody/msoffice2010/MS Office 2010/MS Office 2010/setup.exe

Now, MSOffice is installed on your Antergos/Arch Linux system.

 

creator:  jyotib652 | Nov 3, 2017 |

edit by joekamprad 22.july 2017: little Format corrections.

edit by joekamprad 4 july 2018: remove # from code lines for better contrast.

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