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Old 04-08-2004, 05:45 PM   #721
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my list of software id like to see in linux

Corel draw im not sure if it is in...but if its not id like this one as well as photoshop.

Paint shop pro....i know having corel, gimp and photoshop is better.
But i still find paint shop pro to have a bigger advantage against the other 3...its easy to use and for me its useful than the other ones to do simple stuff (like changing sizes, extensions, arranging colors, etc) the other ones make it far too complicated for doing simple stuff...i like the other ones but to make stuff that need to be more complex...that is why i like to work with all of them. Some do better stuff than other.

About macromedia, i really like dreamweaver to do some stuff, for some other its better a bloc note..but yes id like to have it in linux.

Flash....this is the thing i would like the more from macromedia in linux.
I have been unable to find any other program to replace it and for me that i have the hobby of making websites its very useful, because i can explore my creativity with it and its just a wonderful program when you get to use it right.

Id like about games that linux can run full directx support and have games like The Sims 2 in linux. I would love to buy that game when it come out and i would love to have a linux version of it.

Other programs i like, Soundforge, Nero burning rom (this one i dont know about having it in linux or not), Trillian (i have been unable to find something similar for linux)

JWPce a little program to write in japanese for windows...i dont know if it exist for linux. Most may not find it useful enough though.

I think as for now i put all id like to have in linux the rest i think its pretty much ok.

but one thing is sure, the fact that macromedia dont run under linux is pretty much a reason for a lot of people not to go away from windows
Old 04-08-2004, 11:18 PM   #722
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Thumbs up Pgrs

The only ting I need is a good Danish dictionary. Oh yeah, and some more (and better) drivers, but that'll come in time.
Besides that, I use only Open source.

MSN --> Gaim
Image editing --> Gimp
Burning CDs --> Webmin
Office --> Koffice /
Accounting --> GNUCash
Web programming --> KWord
Music 'n films --> XMMS
etc. etc.

I don't play games, but when I do want to kill some time, KDE has a lot of funny small games.

I stopped playing games, when I decided to kick Winblows out of my life forever, and haven't regret it. Actually I have much more time now.

I just LOVE Linux


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Old 04-11-2004, 03:43 AM   #723
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I would like to see SatcoDX "World of Satellites" Software under Linux.

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Old 04-13-2004, 07:48 PM   #724
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I'd reeeeeeeeeeeally apreciate PalTalk for linux :/
It's the only reasdon I keep windows installed here
Old 04-14-2004, 08:37 AM   #725
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Ventrilo is a scalable Voice over IP (VoIP) communications system.

it doenst work that good under Wine
Old 04-14-2004, 12:08 PM   #726
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The main thing that should be ported to the *nix platforms:

Macromedia Products such as Dreamweaver and Flash
Adobe Products such as Photoshop and etc.
Emulator Products such as MAC OSX
GAMES <more on this in a second>

Games should be less directed towards Direct X platforms and more on OpenGL platforms. Games on those platforms (like Neverwinter Nights, Quake 3, Unreal, and etc.) really work better under linux and attract more users. The DX platforms for games aren't that great anyway, let alone based off the fact that it's an M$ software package. If more people started devleloping for Linux-compatable platforms I'd start buying games again. It isn't the biggest deal, as I have plenty of great things to do with the few video games that I have, but a larger library would be great for the Open Source community.
Old 04-15-2004, 12:54 PM   #727
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Maybe we should make some petetion to port Photoshop to Linux? Not that GIMP is bad, it's just not as powerful as Photoshop is.
If you're asking me Microsoft will try to prevent that at all cost... But it worth the try.

Old 04-15-2004, 01:42 PM   #728
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Another vote for photoshop. The gimp is ok, but I hate it's interface, I hate having millions of little windows all over, I like photoshop as it's more organized, and more powerful.

Another program I'd like to see ported which will never happen is UD (united devices) but meanwhile I'll keep on folding on my server. This has been requested allot on the UD forums and I don't think it will happen.
Old 04-15-2004, 03:46 PM   #729
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See, it's the platform that educates the user.

Linux people rarely make closed-source software.
Windows people make almost none open-source software.
Mac people... Well.. Mac people rarely touch source-codes.
Palm people are the worst kind - they always make stupid commercial products!

So Linux will most likly have the most clone for the same piece of software,
Mac will have only one clone with the prefix i*
Windows will not have a clone,
Palm will have a clone only if you pay $$$

That more or less explains why software is more EXported from linux rather then IMported to within Linux.
Old 04-15-2004, 06:56 PM   #730
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I have no idea why this has not yet been done, but can anyone explain to me technically why no key and mouse macros have been made for linux yet?!?!?! I would DEFINTLY LOVE to see Linux macro programs. I undertstand that just scripting is more powerful, but there are a few places I absoluitely need a macro recorder. Thanks.
Old 04-16-2004, 12:13 AM   #731
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I am a 3d animator and use 3d stidio max a lot but love linux. that would be great
Old 04-16-2004, 07:19 AM   #732
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I am a 3d animator and use 3d stidio max a lot but love linux. that would be great
I used such programs a lot too (Lightwave) but I found this one for linux: Realsoft3D. I like this program, although I'm not as far as I was with Lightwave yet. Looks very promising

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Old 04-17-2004, 04:33 PM   #733
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Originally posted by Kurt M. Weber
amen!!! also, this would be hard, but HALO: COMBAT EVOLVED. That would RULE!!!
Old 04-17-2004, 09:25 PM   #734
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Everything but Microsoft Office and Windows Pinball.
Old 04-18-2004, 07:08 AM   #735
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