8 of the Best Free Linux Personal Information
A personal information manager (often known as a PIM
tool) is a type of collaborative software that can help you manage your
life by offering personal organising functionality. This type of
software enables you to more efficiently manage and plan your business
and personal life by keeping track of contact information,
appointments, tasks, diaries, to-do lists, and birthdays.
Some PIM tools offer additional functionality including
project management features, email, and RSS feeds, offering a more
integrated solution to your needs and requirements.
A good PIM is a valuable aid in planning. Computers
are ideal for manipulating information as they allow modifications to
be made without erasing or rewriting. As plans are subject to frequent
modification, planning software can be very desirable. PIMs allow users
centrally collate different types of data, and to have access to that
data much more easily than traditional methods.
Linux has a large number of PIM tools available, some of which
offer innovative ways to consolidate information both for private and
To provide an insight into the quality of software that is
available, we have compiled a list of 8 of our favourite PIM tools.
Hopefully, there will be something of interest for anyone who wants to
manage and track their personal information, and to help add
some structure to their daily life.
Now, let's explore the 8 PIM tools tools at hand. For
each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full description
with an in-depth analysis of its features, screenshots, together with
links to relevant resources and reviews.
|Personal Information Managers
||Innovative capabilities in calendar sharing
to support workgroup collaboration
mature and proven applications
||Personal organizer, which includes calendar, task
manager and address book modules
manager, RSS reader, notepad, widgets, image viewer
||Integrated mail, addressbook and calendaring
||Based on Mozilla Thunderbird's
information manager for Emacs
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Last Updated Saturday, September 14 2013 @ 09:38 AM EDT