[clug] IBM Works for OS/2 Word Processor file

Randall Crook rcrook9190 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 18 05:12:00 UTC 2018

Do you have a copy of warp 4.0 around? I have vague memories that older
versions of virtual box supported warp. You can always try virtualising
your porblem. 


On Sun, 2018-03-18 at 08:33 +1100, Eyal Lebedinsky via linux wrote:
> On 18/03/18 00:19, Bryan Kilgallin via linux wrote:
> > I have archived documents. That I had created twenty years ago, on
> > a PC was running OS/2. Whose word processor made ".LWP" files.
> > 
> > LibreOffice Writer opens them--showing gibberish in the text!
> > 
> > How might I convert or better open them?
> A simple search finds recommendations to try kvlotus.exe and
> following some
> leads here:
> If this is a WordPro file then the 'net suggests to try
> 	ftp://ftp.lotus.com/pub/lotusweb/product/smartsuite/Kvlotus.exe
> but you need a Windows 32bit system to run it (or so the comments
> say).
> [I know, not a linux kind of answer]
> Another suggestion raised, if one is not paranoid, is to use a web
> converter like
> 	http://www.fileminx.com/
> Full disclosure: I tried none of the above, take your chances.
> -- 
> Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)

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