Besides Open Office, is there any solution for opening
.pptx presentations on Linux (Debian to be more precise)?
Other than LibreOffice, you could use an online conversion tool like Google docs to convert presentations from
Kingsoft Office 2013
This is sort of the Chinese version of Microsoft Office, but with support for English and a few other languages, and has be simply brilliant in the latest versions. It has a nice interface compared to the bog standard libreoffice - and versions later than the
It is available as a one-install package, which provides versions of Word, Presentation/Powerpoint, and Calc/Excel. For most uses, Libreoffice will workgreat, but this is sometimes necessary for compatibility with unimplemented pieces of M$ Office formatting.
You can download the installation DEB or RPM files from here: http://wps-community.org/downloads
There is a guide to installing .deb files here: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/ubuntu-linux-how-do-i-install-deb-packages/
For rpm's, you can
For both this AND libreoffice, you may get better compatibility if you can get the Windows fonts and install them onto your Ubuntu computer. You can copy them from the
When using it you can change the interface etc from toolbar style to ribbon style. Also may I suggest saving in a format other than the default (e.g.