OT: knowledgebase application

Paul Smith phhs80 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 29 11:23:29 UTC 2006

On 7/29/06, Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> wrote:
> > >    I am looking for a simple knowbase application to use for my IT
> > >    department at work.  Right now we are looking at phpbb which is good
> > >    but I not too sure how good of a knowledge base it would make.  I have
> > >    googled around but would like some opinions from you all.
> >
> > A wiki would probably be a better knowledgebase than a forum system.
> >
> > Try MediaWiki. I set it up for documentation in my previous workplace, and
> > it worked very well.
> >
> > http://www.mediawiki.org/
> We use a wiki for this too, in our case "moin".
> Both moin and mediawiki are available in Extras.

I am also looking for something similar for private use, i.e., not to
be published on the web. Is there such a tool? And since I am not a
programmer, I would like to have something simple regarding its


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