Linux Desktop for university staff

Scot L. Harris webid at
Tue Feb 15 17:07:09 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 11:53, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 03:36:48PM +0200, Murat Tepegoz wrote:
> > Visio: I don't think that OOo draw is as successful as visio. So I searched
> > for an alternative.  One alternative may be inkscaper.  It is really cool, and
> > quite handy. There are also win32 binaries. I guess inkscaper is a perfect
> > alternative to visio. Another one may be scribus. Its gui is not as friendly
> > as inkscaper (I guess), but it is also very successfull. Can kivio be another
> > alternative?
> I assume you mean "inkscape". It's not really the same thing as Visio --
> it's more a Illustrator/Freehand replacement.
> Scribus even less so -- that's a desktop publsihing program.

I use DIA as a replacement for visio.  In most cases I export the
drawing to png format so it can used in pretty much any documents or on
the web.

Scot L. Harris
webid at

Chris Rumpf wrote:
> I would like to join this mailing list.

you want all of us to give you a call saying you're welcome ??

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