[clug-talk] Cross-platform collaboration

Owen Stenseth owen at bonemachine.org
Thu Aug 17 08:08:06 PDT 2006


Nick Wiltshire wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I need a piece of software that will enable a group of 2 (minimum) or more 
> people to collaborate text and (optionally) images. It looks as though ekiga 
> might handle this but some in the group are running XP and I can't find a 
> good client as it appears netmeeting is dead.
> 
> Essentially I guess I'm looking for a good whiteboard that runs on XP & Linux. 
> Hmm, correction..Linux and XP ;)
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
> Thanks,
> Nick
>

Hey Nick,

I think that gobby may be what you are looking for (unless you really
mean a whiteboard where people draw on the screen). It's a collaborative
text editor that's recently been making waves.

   http://gobby.0x539.de/index.html

There are Linux and XP versions.

--
Owen





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