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Can i install microsoft word? if yes, how? Not installed ms

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can i install microsoft word? if yes, how?
JA: When did you last update Word?
Customer: Not installed ms word so far.
JA: What have you tried so far with your Word?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you want the Software Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I want to install and use ms word on my ubuntu desktop. How to do it?

Hi, my name is ***** ***** I'll be happy to answer this for you!

The short answer is that you can't do it. Microsoft has not released Office/Word for Linux, and instead of trying to get it to run on the machine you'd be better off just installing a free alternative office suite like LibreOffice.

LibreOffice is compatible with Microsoft Office and can create documents in the Word format and open Word documents, and it's designed to run natively on Ubuntu.

If you're not familiar with LibreOffice, you can read more about it at

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