Linux can be more than just a server—there are a growing number of desktop applications for it as well
This chapter is a survey of the more popular applications for Linux. These applications run the gamut from integrated office suites to symbolic math programs to emulators for running software from other operating systems.
In this category fall the multitude of office suites, standalone word processors, spreadsheets, editors, and publishing tools.
Made by Applix, Inc. (http://www.applix.com/), Applixware is probably the most complete and tightly integrated office suite available for Linux. It is still not as slick as similar products from Corel, Claris, or Microsoft ...