On Fri, 2004-02-13 at 09:47, Frank Murphy wrote:
> Our 12yr old wants a linux box for her Christmas present.
>> With that in mind, after a fruitless Google.
> In search of Linux equivalents of:
There's a list of Linux equivalents for Windows software here:
A good place to search for Linux software is http://freshmeat.net/
> MS Publisher
I'm afraid I don't know of any Linux software that provides all the
templates for cards, calendars, etc. But OpenOffice.org
(http://openoffice.org) should be able to cope with most desktop
> Paint Shop Pro
The Gimp (http://gimp.org) is a very full-featured image editor, and
there are lots of tutorials out there to help get to grips with the Gimp
way of doing things (e.g. http://gimp-savvy.com/BOOK/)
> Cybersitter (Anti-Porn etc..)
This, I don't know about. You might be able to use SquidGuard, and it's
freely published blacklist (http://www.squidguard.org/blacklist/) to
block/modify web pages, but it won't be foolproof (but then, neither is
the Windows-based censorware).
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