RUMOUR: Microsoft Bringing Office to Linux

Linux OS running Microsoft Office Suite, 2010

Microsoft is considering a native Linux port of her popular Microsoft Office software.  Fragments of a rumour circulated at a recent open-source conference.

If the gossip, born at last weeks Free Open-Source Developers’ European Meeting (FOSDEM), is correct – and it is far from that at present – the increasing ‘commercial viability’ of Linux on the desktop is to be credited with piquing Microsoft’s interest.

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