[UNCLASSIFIED]RE: [clug] A New Users perspective on Linux

Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au
Thu Apr 14 00:30:19 GMT 2005

Peter Barker wrote:

>> Desktop Publishing, 2D CAD, a working DVD player and a sound sequencer

> Can you tell us all what did you decide to go with for all of your applications? 
> I find I hear about all these cool applications but never have time to play with
> them at all, or if so, only a cursory glance. Had a play with Scribus the other
> day, for example, but couldn't give it a really good workout. Others might have
> the same problem as me....

And an "AOL me too!" to that as well. I tried out some 2D CAD some time ago and
It took considerable time and effort to learn a package to the point where I could
decide it sucked. Opinions on desktop publishing would also be of great interest,
especially apps that would be usable by the general populace.


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