[Mageia-discuss] Linux Application table for MAGEIA 1
terraagua at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 21:54:50 CEST 2011
I updated the Linux Application table for MAGEIA 1 (
software-2011-en.html ), in english and portuguese, and added the link of
the site Mageia App DB , Sophie.zarb.org and "Linux Packages Search"
(bottom of the page).
Topic in Mageia Forum:
For those who want to find the table later, It's linked in wiki MageiaBrasil
and page of Software Table.
If someone wants to create a table with other software or to another distro,
just copy file and folder icons and edit in Kompozer. It's easy to edit.
Note 1: If anyone wants to add some other free software that is interesting in
the table, just tell that I add.
Note 2: In my opinion, I think it important an easy and simple presentation to
find linux software, especially for beginners, as shown in the article "Top 100
of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications" (2008) of Ubuntu Linux Help
In March 2011, the author of the text made in 2008, said in new text "More
Useful Open Source Applications 2011":
"As of today, it has been viewed over 1.8 million times. Still, one of the
more common questions I get asked by new Linux users, revolves around the
subject "What application do I use for..."
In MandrivaBrasil Forum, a topic "Found an great program? Tell us!" (in
portuguese: "Descobriu um programa legal? Conta pra gente!") has been read
21209 times (one of the topics with more discussions and visits of the Forum
I think there is already a lot of quality software, but it is not easy for
many users find an appropriate application to their needs.
I made this table only as suggestion. The ideal, in my opinion, is a database
online with applications to Mageia, such as Linux Packages Search site, but
only for Mageia packages and with format of "Mageia Software Manager", of
"Control Center Mageia-CCM", to access for everyone who wanted to know or
looking for some software (not to install, only to seek, Mageia App DB is a
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