Originally Posted by gberardi
I can't use The Journal since I run Gnu/Linux at home, but I've found simple text files work wonders. I haven't been journaling much, but I did give it a try when I found a problem was difficult to tackle. Whether it was a small programming problem or a major life decision, I found that writing down everything that I can about it helps me to figure things out very quickly.
I also love using Zim, a desktop application wiki. Instead of installing web servers and installing a full blown wiki, this personal wiki is great for jotting down notes and linking between them.
EDIT: Zim - a desktop wiki
Oh, here's a link.
when i first started using the journal i emailed the creator and asked him if there was a linux version. He said the program should run fine using wine. I installed it on a jump drive, i have used it on linux, but i have not in a while because i tend to write when i am stuck somewhere or with my work laptop which is not linux
I downloaded the free trial and it took me a while to get it to work. I really like it.
here is the email i recived from the creator of the sw
> Do you have a version of your journal that runs on Linux?
There is no Linux-specific version, no. However, you can run The
Journal on Linux using Wine (a free Windows emulator).
a desktop wiki... that has possibilities.. i will have to look that up.. thanks for the link.