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I think it depends as much on personal preference than anything else: all the major distos are remarkably similar in their capacity as web servers. As for using it as a desktop/workstation, it is more the window manager which defines the user experience rather than the underlying distro.
If you want to test whether your Excel files open correctly in OO before switching to Linux, you can download the Windows version from [openoffice.org...] .