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farnaby
Germany
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2013-06-13 19:03:16

Ideas
Title Score
Hardware devices
Device Release
etrex Venture HC
Garmin GPS, Works perfectly
Mint (older version)
GeForce 8400 GS
Nvidia Graphics/Video/TV card, Works perfectly
Mint (older version)
GeForce 8400 GS
Nvidia Graphics/Video/TV card, Works fine with some minor problems
Mint (older version)
Stylus D92
Epson Printer, Works partially
Mint (older version)
Software reviews
Software Score
gcc
"THE compiler."
5
mercurial
"Easy to use and works flawlessly so far."
5
scantailor
"sehr praktisch zum nachbearbeiten von scans"
5
gpicview
"may be fast - but essential feature missing: printing."
3
qgo
"A decent virtual goban."
4
octave3.2
"i agree with m4daredsun. octave is a nice matlab-clone, almost (!) as good as the original. however, python + matplotlib + spyder is an open source concept that in many aspects already outruns matlab."
3
firefox
"The standard."
5
gparted
"What else do you want? Probably the best partitioning tool available."
5
giver
"Handy tool especially for small networks."
4
diffuse
"Wow. Just came across this one and I'm amazed. :) Much more comfortable for comparing large text-files than using command line diff."
5
exaile-plugin-moodbar
"Spass!"
4
python-matplotlib
"Powerful plotting tool and not really hard to learn. Combine it with ipython. It becomes really powerful if you know a bit of python, but you can start even without."
5
solfege
"Fun and helpful tool."
5
gnuplot
"Not bad, but syntax is a bit strange and there are many powerful alternatives today. Why e.g. not use matplotlib with ipython instead?"
3
vim-latexsuite
"Well, if you want to use vim to edit TeX-files, install this of course."
4
mousepad
"Nothing special, but works as expected."
4
emacs
"Well... if you want a geeky editor, why not use vim?"
2
vlc
"Plays almost everything, but sometimes it may crash."
4
exaile
"Decent player, just beaten by banshee."
4
python-scipy
"SciPy is the greatest free alternative to MATLAB known to me, even superior in many aspects."
5
geany
"A good, solid editor with basic IDE features. For beginners and minimalists."
5
cgoban
"Good goban, but better use the latest version from the kgs website."
4
xfig
"The UI is terribly antiquated, but it's still one of the best free vector plot programmes."
4
qjackctl
"The heart of every linux audio studio."
5
qtractor
"Great Sequencer! Already very useable, and even more promising for the future."
5
startupmanager
"Doesn't seem to work properly in mint 9."
2
conky-all
"quite nice, but more of a geeky toy. if i just want to know what's going on on my computer, i use htop."
4
ipython
"don't worry, it's no apple software! :-)"
5
gnome-system-monitor
"Too heavy for a system monitor."
3
htop
"very practical extension of "top". don't hesitate installing, it doesn't take any space on your disk. :-)"
5
vim
"If you want to call yourself a geek, learn to use vim. :-) Once you are able to use it efficiently, it's really good + it impresses n00bs. :-)"
5
vim-gnome
"The classic vi editor, in a neat GNOME costume."
5
gnome-mplayer
"Nice graphical interface for the best available video player."
5
gnome-mplayer
"Nice gnome GUI for the best available video player."
5
mplayer
"At the moment the best player available. Plays almost everything."
5
acroread
"Fortunately, this heavy dinosaur becomes more and more dispensable. Still there are times when you might need it, because the open source alternatives fail."
2
mintmenu
"This already is enough reason to love LinuxMint."
5
mintmenu
"This already is enough reason to love LinuxMint."
5
f-spot
"It's good to have tool like F-Spot available. However, sometimes it seems a bit slow to me on my computer."
4
pybliographer
"Nice and simple BibTeX editor. Support for some more formats would be very useful though."
4
banshee
"My choice for GNOME - does everything I need, has a neat user interface and works flawlessly."
5
rhythmbox
"No bad software, but has some flaws. I prefer banshee."
3
picard
"Probably the best tagger available."
5
wxmaxima
"Powerful, free CAS."
4
evolution
"My favourite allround e-mail client. Powerful and easy to use."
5
lyx
"TeX for everyone."
5