[K12OSN] project management for windows on linux

Joseph Morelock morelocj at canby.k12.or.us
Mon Feb 7 17:45:04 UTC 2005

Try dotproject (http://www.dotproject.net). It is web-based & 
open-source, produces gantt charts on the fly, handles all 
contact/calendar stuff, and is simple to install. Since it web-based, 
there are no client requirements outside of a web browser.


On Feb 7, 2005, at 9:34 AM, Rob Owens wrote:

> This is kind of a 2-part question.  First, what's a good open source 
> project management application for linux?  Need something similar to 
> Microsoft Project.  I've read about Planner, but there are apparently 
> many others out there.  Second, what's the simplest way to enable 
> windows-users to access this application, which will probably be 
> running on its own linux server?  If it was the other way around 
> (linux users accessing a windows application), I know I'd use 
> rdesktop.
> This is for a small company and there's not much concern about network 
> security inside the building.  This means that network activity 
> doesn't need to be encrypted or anything, and login to the linux 
> machine would preferably be automatic w/ no passwords (just click on a 
> windows icon and the application launches).
> I'm trying to save the company money, but they're not yet convinced 
> that they can give up MS.  This would be the first of many baby steps. 
>   The final step, of course, would be all-linux, and most likely ltsp. 
> The company is currently considering buying MS Project.
> -Rob
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