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Jul 13, 2006, 11:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)


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"Wikis and groupware are great for distributed collaboration between teams, but they lack the ability to provide real-time feedback to teams working on a shared document. Collaborative editors, on the other hand, give multiple users a convenient way to work together on one or more documents. Mac users have had SubEthaEdit for some time, but Gobby is the first collaborative editor for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X users. Let's take a look at how you can start editing documents with your friends and co-workers using Gobby.

"I'm using Gobby 0.3, which is available in packages for Ubuntu 6.06 Long Term Support (LTS), Debian testing/unstable, Gentoo, and Fedora Core 5 (and probably other distros). If Gobby isn't available as a package for your favorite distribution, or it's only available as an older release, visit the download page and grab the source for Gobby and its dependencies..."

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