“MS? You turn coat”

I’ve been messing about with two open source projects and one Microsoft application.

Covide

This is a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) package that from the screen shots looks very good the database can be either Mysql or Postgres however I followed the “30 Minute Install” guide provided by the project but so far have not had any luck getting it to actually run. I don’t think it’s my fault as I have followed the instructions very carefully I think some vital bit of info is missing I did email the project but they never replied.

KeepassX

This is a password and information storage program similar to Revelation, Kwallet, Gorllia etc etc, I stumbled across the Windows version first which is the main aim of the project however there are versions for Mac and Linux these are ports of the project and so are run by sub groups.

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I wanna play

I read some thoughts posted on someone’s blog (WolvesLUG, LugRadio?) which set out three types of Linux enthusiast it went something along the lines of I’m defiantly a User I find configuring things a pain in the bum unless there is some sort of hand holding walk through I really get the hump. The old…

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