[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: Moving out Mac



On Thu, 2004-10-14 at 13:37, Lotsa Cabo wrote:

> The top things I would like to be able to do with FC2 that I can
> dowith my PowerBook...

Hope you're running Fedora on your Powerbook :)

	http://www.bytebot.net/geekdocs/ibook/fedorappc.html

> 1. BLUETOOTH SYNC
> I have a Sony T610 cell phone.  I use BlueTooth to sync my
> calendar(iCal) and my Address Book on a daily basis.

Works, with bluez, and if you install multisync, works with Evolution. I
do this...

> 2. IPOD & ITUNES
> My 40GB iPod is almost filled to capacity with legit songs
> fromiTunes.  It connects via FireWire.  Now, my Toshiba does not
> haveFireWire and I do have a copy of VMWare.  I assume that the only
> wayto keep iTunes and my iPod is to use the Windows version via
> USBthrough VMWare.  I hope there is a better way to do this.

gtkpod. Also, rhythmbox in FC3 rawhide seems to work too

> 3. QUICKEN
> I have looked at the "Cash" program (not sure of the complete
> name)that ships with FC2 several times and it basically sucks.  Is
> there aquality personal finance program out there for Linux?  I do not
> mindpaying for it.

GNUCash. Its lacking compared to MYOB, but hey, hack on it

> 4. KONFABULATOR
> This is a very cool third-party app that allows users to have"widgets"
> hovering on their desktop to provide various functions.  Afew that I
> use constantly is a graphical weather forcasting widget, aconnection
> widget to show all of the my active connectiond andprotocols, an IP
> meter to show my external IP, and a few others.  Isthere anything like
> Konfabulator for Linux?

gdesklets

> 5. PROTOOLS
> Okay, I know this is REALLY pushing it, but how about ProTools
> andLogic.  I use them both on my Mac.  I realize I cannot take them
> withme, but are there any professional quality applications out there
> forMIDI and hi-end recording?

freshmeat.net has some stuff for you, I'm sure, so give it a search :)
-- 
Colin Charles, byte aeon com my
http://www.bytebot.net/
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, 
then you win." -- Mohandas Gandhi


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]