The reason I found that map of Linux tools the other day was because, oddly enough, I had entered the words “linux,” “console,” and “mind map” into Scroogle.
And as luck would have it, that popped up. A giant bonus.
As luck wouldn’t have it though, it wasn’t what I was looking for. I was looking for mind-mapping software for the console in Linux. Easy to see the confusion.
I was looking because Luke was looking, and neither of us seems to be able to find something that works, for example, like mind-meister.com, or like FreeMind, which was his example.
More’s the pity. Of course, it’s possible there’s one out there hiding (it may even be in that list). So if anyone knows of something that will run in the CLI, please share.
(We both agreed that something like hnb, or perhaps another “to-do” list manager might work in a pinch, but it’s not quite the same.)
And while we’re at it, I occasionally get questions about CLI-driven mp3 renamers, a la EasyTag. I would second that request.
The only other clamor I ever hear is for a journaling application — and by that I mean something that you use to keep a daily journal, not filesystem journalling.
As I have mentioned, I have seen a journal script that was e-mailed to me; I’ve asked for permission to post it here, but haven’t heard anything back.
Personally I’d like to see that concept, coupled with the ability to add daily information — like an exercise journal or a diet log. Those would be useful personally.
But they might, in reality, be little more than database programs and therefore not very thrilling. But if they’re available, there are at least two people who would be interested in finding out about them.