[oclug] Request for Application information
tobias.luetke at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 09:46:11 EDT 2004
I personally have apache running on my localhost and installed a wiki
for storing things like this. This way i can access the infos when i'm
on the road if i must.
However, I don't think you will run in any troubles running said
application with wine.
On Wed, 21 Jul 2004 08:52:56 -0400, CroombeFP <croombefp at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> Greetings OCLUG
> I am in the last phase of moving from W*nd*ws to Linux and the last
> application on W*nd*ws needing transfer, which I find VERY useful,
> is : "Cardfile". This is a small program (originally created, a long
> time ago, in VisualBasic and used as an example in the tutorial for
> that language) which simulates an old fashioned 3"x5" card index
> system. Each file under Cardfile holds any number of 3"x5" cards each
> with a title and contents (and is, therefore, equivalent to a card
> index drawer). Each file can be used to store related "cards". For
> example, I have one file to record account numbers, phone numbers,
> SIN numbers and so on; another to store books I have out on loan;
> another for names of actors and actresses I have seen on stage at the
> NAC, Stratford, Shaw Festival, Morrisburg Summer Theater and so on,
> another to store singers I have seen at live opera; etc., etc.. I
> have around a dozen such files which I can still only access on that
> "other" system.
> Does anyone know of an equivalent application which will run under
> Linux? I use Mandrake 10 but I am sure that that isn't a restriction!
> If I still had the original source (and, unfortunately I don't and,
> furthermore, I do not know where I could now find it) then I could,
> perhaps, find a Linux based VisualBasic compiler somewhere or
> translate the original VisualBasic into C and then compile my own
> version. But, having spent my working life in computers (since the
> days of vacuum tubes, drums, paper tape etc.) I have no desire to
> spend my retirement doing software development and would rather
> obtain an already produced application!!!!!
> Any advice that will lead to a solution of my dilemma will be most
> welcome. Then I can retire my bl*st*d W*nd*ws system to the
> This, incidentally, is coming from my IBM NetVista loaded ONLY with
> Mandrake 10 and running an ADSL on Sympatico -- absolutely NO
> M*cr*s*ft programs anywhere to be found! Not even "dual boot"!
> Fellow Penguin
> Croombe F. Pensom
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