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Re: Simple spreadsheet program.




On Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:22:23 -0500
David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Tue 13 Mar 2018 at 08:59:00 (+0000), Joe wrote:
> > On Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:13:33 +1100
> > terryc <terryc@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >   
> > > What is a simple spreadsheet program that can be installed under
> > > Stretch. I need to do some work quickly
> > > 
> > > hint, if your answer is LibreOffice or similar read the question
> > > again. I'm frustrated that the last few time I wanted to do a
> > > simple spreadsheet layout, it was easier and faster to craft a
> > > LaTex document then try and unfathom LibreOffice methods.
> > >   
> > 
> > 'The' alternative spreadsheet is gnumeric, but it's some years
> > since I used it last. I recall it as being a bit less Excel-like
> > than LibreOffice (OpenOffice then) but that might be different now.
> > If you don't have any other Gnome stuff, gnumeric is likely to pull
> > in quite a lot of dependencies.  
> 
> Yes, on a new stretch (print/SSH/standard utilities) with the
> following installed already:
> 
> etckeeper cryptsetup dosfstools keyutils gdisk zip apt-show-versions
> aptitude boot-info-script bootlogd dkms exim4 firmware-linux flac
> fluid-soundfont-gm fluid-soundfont-gs fluidsynth* gpm lame lynx-cur mc
> mlocate normalize-audio mutt ntp p7zip-full paps pdftk
> printer-driver-cups-pdf putty putty-doc python-doc python3.5-doc
> python-reportlab realpath scrot setcd smartmontools sox strace
> texlive-luatex* timidity tnef unifont uudeview wicd-curses xournal
> xpdf xzgv xzoom youtube-dl* apt-listbugs emacs emacs24-common-non-dfsg
> hwdata hwinfo info inxi jpeginfo firmware-ipw2x00
> ndiswrapper-utils-1.9 linux-source alsa-utils arandr aumix-gtk
> audacious-plugins audacity evince font-manager fvwm get-flash-videos*
> 
> (where * marks the relatively hungry ones), gnumeric will add:
> 
> hunspell-en-us enchant libaa1 libdv4 libshout3
> gstreamer1.0-plugins-good lp-solve yelp libyelp0 pxlib1 fonts-dejavu
> libhyphen0 libsuitesparseconfig4 libgsf-1-114 gnumeric-doc
> libgoffice-0.10-10 gnumeric-common gnome-user-guide libaspell15
> yelp-xsl libtag1v5 libgsf-1-common libcolamd2 libenchant1c2a
> fonts-dejavu-extra gstreamer1.0-x libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37 aspell
> libgoffice-0.10-10-common libhunspell-1.4-0 libtag1v5-vanilla gnumeric
> libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18 libxslt1.1 aspell-en
> 

I think you may be collecting 'recommendeds' there. I've had gnumeric
installed for many years, and don't have, for example, enchant.

-- 
Joe