Software mirgration from Windows for my friend
freebsd at orchid.homeunix.org
Sat Jan 15 03:09:39 PST 2005
Sergei Gnezdov wrote:
> I need to consider if my friend can migrate from windows. Do you know
> of a good user friendly alternatives (may be not as powerful)? I might
> be able to answer most of the items, but I'd like to make sure that I
> know about the options:
Here's short list what I use / would use:
> Alternatives for:
> - MS Office XP. I don't think he has very complex documents.
> - ACDSE 5.0, Photoshop. I am not convinced that he edits or creates
GIMP (to create/modify images)
> - WinRAR and WinZIP
There are several command line tools in /usr/ports/archivers.
As for GUI: If you're using KDE there's ARK in kdeutils. Gnome should
have something similar.
> - WinAMP
> - Virtual CD
don't know this software
> - Some kind of CD Burner
burncd with mkisofs works great if you don't mind command line.
K3b (/usr/ports/sysutils/k3b) is great if you like GUI .
> - Some DVD Player
> - AC3filter
mplayer (all you need is in there already)
> - Decoding DVD to AVI (I have no idea why anybody would need this)
I cannot comment on this but mplayer is supposed to do that.
Karol Kwiatkowski <freebsd at orchid dot homeunix dot org>
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