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Old 02-11-2007, 11:43 AM   #1
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Question MS Outlook Tasks : Good GNU/Linux Equivalent

Outlook has some amazing functionality in its Tasks section: assign, prioritize, set deadlines, reminders, integrate with calendar/email, categorize...

It is superb.

What Open Source equivalent is there that can offer such incredibily useful features?

afaiu, they are not available in Open Office...
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If you use KDE, try Kontact.
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Evolution maybe?

I used that a lot back then together with an old Palm...
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are features like that really usefull ??

Old 02-12-2007, 09:04 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by alred
are features like that really usefull ??

The task feature is very useful indeed. If you are in an environment where you are bombarded with things to do, it is extremely helpful.

Evolution is meant to be the closest thing to Outlook, people say.
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Kontact is very close to outlook as well, it allows you to assign priorities, deadlines, reminders, categories, etc. it also supports sub tasks which MS won't add to outlook because it will take away from sales of MS project so its actaully better in that respect, you can do some nice project management with sub tasks.


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