[oclug] Good Point
amoamasam at sympatico.ca
Thu Mar 22 16:42:05 EST 2001
On Thu, 22 Mar 2001 16:15:57 -0500, Jon Earle wrote:
> - No full-featured email client to rival Eudora (or Outlook, Calypso, etc.
> as other examples)
You'll bite your tongue when you use a gamma of Evolution.
> - No full-featured newsreader to rival Agent (or newsXpress, etc.)
I wouldn't know.
> - Nothing to really come close to CD creating software such as Easy CD
> Creator, etc.
Again, not really my area, but I find it hard to believe. I think the
people who make CUPS have something, too.
> - Visio equivalent? Likely difficult since it's owned by MS.
There the new thing for Ximian-Gnome for this. Is it called Dia?
> - Tax prep software (forms acceptable by CCRA)?
> Aside from sound, which I have great trouble getting running at all under
> Linux (older Soundscape Elite card which I can't replace 'cause all my PCI
> slots are full) but which works perfectly in full duplex mode under
> Windows, and that my mouse wheel doesn't work as a wheel (works as a 3rd
> button), that covers the main stuff. Other little things like instant
> messaging, search wrappers like Copernicus, archive management, etc are
> nice, but could be given up.
There are loads of IM clients. Try GAIM. I think either kernel 2.4.x or
X4 now has full mousewheel support.
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