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Installing OpenOffice remotely and running it in headless mode enables server-side file conversions from different MS office formats (WinWord, Excel, PowerPoint) to PDF or other formats. This is used by many open-source document management systems, for example. So, depending on your needs, it makes perfect sense to make use of the import/export abilities of ...


It is a common mistake to believe that Apache OpenOffice has something to do with Apache, the Web Server. They are both maintained by The Apache Software Foundation, that has many varying projects. Apache OpenOffice is purely a desktop software that requires X-Server to run. There is no need to have it on a machine that is purely a web server. It cannot be ...

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