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short answer: you can.

long answer: it's not worth it. LibreOffice is a near drop in replacement for Microsoft Office, and while it may be possible to run MS Office in Linux under WINE, it would be a pain to set it and not nearly as stable as LibreOffice would be. Trust me, just try LibreOffice, you likely will forget your even using it after a while, it's that similar.

As a side note I think you should be some more reading before trying this. Software on windows is not the same nor is it managed the same as it is in most unixish systems like linux. Honestly the worst thing anyone can try and do in linux is to go and download their programs and try and install them. That's not how programs are managed. Read http://www.overclock.net/t/1180630/ubuntu-basics-for-beginners/0_100#post_15877701 this should apply to most/all *buntu distros and then some.

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after you install, remove the cd. Then it should go right to disk. Otherwise, go into bios and set your HDD as first boot.

EDIT--

personlly, I would recommend you try crunchbang (#!) 32-bit if lubuntu doesn't work or seems to slow.

What if Crunchbag doesn't work on my laptop? What Linux is is good for it?
Lubuntu doesn't work at all.
     
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Then I think you might be doing something wrong. I've got an old laptop downstairs with a really old Pentium in it along with 128MB of ram and most *nixs I've tried run great on it, so long as it isn't gnome3/unity/cinnamon/kde/etc for DE's.

You can try going with a pure Debian install and see if that'll work for you.
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What exactly 'doesn't work'? Does the cd not boot? Does it give an error? Does it crash? Wht exactly happens?
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What exactly 'doesn't work'? Does the cd not boot? Does it give an error? Does it crash? Wht exactly happens?

It gave me the usual problem whenever I am downloading a Linux OS. It keep saying CPU kernel.
     
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What exactly 'doesn't work'? Does the cd not boot? Does it give an error? Does it crash? Wht exactly happens?

It gave me the usual problem whenever I am downloading a Linux OS. It keep saying CPU kernel.

are you sure it was 32-bit?
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are you sure it was 32-bit?

Yes, I am sure it is a 32-bit Lubuntu OS. I might wait for 32-bit Crunchbang OS and see if it change anything.
     
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Is that CPU PAE capable...IDK if it's happened yet but I thought most distros were moving 32bit into PAE default kernels.
     
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It gave me the usual problem whenever I am downloading a Linux OS. It keep saying CPU kernel.

Are you able to give us the proper error message?
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Are you able to give us the proper error message?

Well, Crunchbang totally work on my laptop biggrin.gif
Now, I am stuck on the wireless connection however I might wait for my dad who have the name and password tongue.gif
     
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