Realtime Collaboration with Gobby and Kobby on Linux
Feb 25, 2011, 07:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"There are many ways in which Linux users can collaborate. You
can use white boards, chats, full-on cloud-based office suites, CMS
tools, and more. But what if you are wanting to collaborate quickly
and efficiently on text-based documents? What do you use? If you're
a fan of free and open source software, you turn to either Gobby or
"Gobby and Kobby are both outstanding real-time collaborative
text editors for the GNOME and KDE desktops (respectively). Both
are easy to install, easy to use, and are two of the most efficient
means of collaboration you will find, outside of face-to-face.
Let's get these tools up and running and see how they work.
"I will demonstrate both of these tools on a Ubuntu 10.10
desktop system. For installation purposes, the translation to other
desktops should not be much of a challenge."