word processor/article referencing (non-fedora question-sorry)

Jonathan Ryshpan jonrysh at pacbell.net
Thu May 6 04:51:56 UTC 2010


On Wed, 2010-05-05 at 22:14 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-05-06 at 11:19 +1000, Nermin Celik wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I would like to ask a non-fedora related question - apologies for
> > this...
> > 
> > I was just wondering what word processor you use on a Unix system,
> > other than vi/gvim, a program that allows article
> > references/bibliography.
> > 
> > I'm using OpenOffice and Bibus for article referencing however bibus
> > crashes very often.
> > 
> > Is there such a program like Microsoft Office + Endnote, in Unix
> > environment, that is ideal for referencing articles in a document?
> 
> Many academics use LaTeX+BibTeX. Not a word processor but actually
> something more powerful. On Linux you can use it via the Kile system if
> you want an integrated interface, or just vi/emacs with their LaTeX
> editing environments..

You can also use LyX with BibTex, though I've never actually tried the
combination myself.

jon



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