"Fancy planners and complicated systems may be more trouble than
they're worth when trying to get organized. But Linux users have a
secret weapon for getting organized that's as simple as writing a
text file: Org-Mode for GNU Emacs. It has the simplicity of
Taskpaper, but can expand to do much more. Why not spend some time
this weekend learning your way around Org-Mode, and be fully
prepared for work on Monday?
"I know what you're thinking — Emacs is just too
complicated. Being a Vim guy myself, I was not eager to jump into
working with Emacs. But I've heard outlandishly good things about
Org-Mode for years, and decided that it was time to give it a
whirl. It doesn't matter if you're a die-hard Vim fan, do all your
text editing in gedit, or prefer to do your editing in nano. You
can use Org-mode side-by-side with your favorite editor and simply
use Emacs to get organized.
"If this sounds like a whole lot of work for a plain-text todo
list, you're right. It would be a lot of work for just a plain-text
todo list! But Org-mode is quite a bit more, it just lets you start
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