LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Blogs > williamfromtexas
User Name
Password

Notices

Rate this Entry

What to use?

Posted 11-03-2011 at 02:15 PM by williamfromtexas

There's so much OSS around us it's hard to know what or where to start.

I just heard of a cool new open stuff: Newscoop, a newspaper content management system. I like to write and publish, I like CM systems. The problem is that Source Fabric, the releasing organization, has also released another really cool system, for radio broadcasting.

Similar story for this: Libre Graphics magazine. I love it, it's origins are a great example of what people can do on a whim and a passion with OSS. It's got good material and lovely graphics. The problem? Its pages are filled with reviews and use-cases of OSS tools I haven't yet tried, and tips, tricks, upcoming confs, and the like.

I just can't learn it all!

I am not a film director, so I probably don't need that new stop-motion animation editor. As cool as it is, it's just a distraction. All I really use in my work is a couple browsers of choice and gedit. In my freetime I can't possibly learn how to properly use all the other software that I want.

What we're confronted with is, quite literally, a giant library. It's filled with books that you would like to read, but just don't have time to.

Where does it all stop?
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 3604 Comments 1
« Prev     Main     Next »
Total Comments 1

Comments

  1. Old Comment
    I understand your predicament. I try to limit my playing with new programs or some new software trick to four hours a week. I also devote four hours to reading on new os releases and new os's. I maintain between 9 to 12 distros on my computer so that usually takes one day of my time to keep updated. The rest of my time I do my part time job. In case you are wondering I am retired.
    Posted 11-03-2011 at 02:54 PM by Larry Webb Larry Webb is offline
 

  



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:32 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement

My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration