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A secure, private, searchable online document storage service

Have you considered ownCloud? They meet all your criteria, including searchability. They have a fully fleged user management (optional with LDAP integration) supports full-text search via its Lucene ...
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A secure, private, searchable online document storage service

NemakiWare is designed for this. Upload your files, use them, organize them as you like. Search by filename or by content (full-text search). For instance, if a PDF (or Word file) contains "ECM", ...
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Minimalist Document Management System

Alfresco Community would do the job well. You can upload documents by email (not activated by default as anyone can send emails). You can upload documents via the Web interface (drag-and-drop to ...
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Online host to upload log files

You are looking for a pastebin web application. Most of them offer the same features: paste some content, select syntax highlighting (if any), select if it should be private/public, and when it ...
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Software for creating application help files

We evaluated several a while back and decided on http://www.helpndoc.com/ It creates the file formats you mention, as well as the bonus formats you request. The editor is not as WYSIWYG as some, but ...
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Open source software for document management in Linux?

It's is pretty unexpected but emacs will serve. You need emacs and some plugins for it: emacs : extremely hackable UI environment that uses lisp dialect bookmark plus : let you organize files, tag ...
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What is an open-source alternative to the Atlassian suite of products (Confluence, JIRA, etc.)?

TRAC has wiki, bug tracker, code viewer, all with markup to interlink. Or, there is its fork Apache Bloodhound. All written in Python, plenty of plugins. Very mature. BTW Trac wiki is much closer ...
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What is an open-source alternative to the Atlassian suite of products (Confluence, JIRA, etc.)?

I've played with Phabricator a little bit, but it's been over a year. It seems to have set its sights high with lots of components and functionality.
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PDF organizer with virtual hierarchy, fast viewer, highlighting, search

One tool that seems to meet your requirements is Zotero. I recommend it highly. In particular, I've had good experience with it across multiple platforms and web browsers, including Ubuntu with ...
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Samba (smb) alternative which allows outside LAN connections

If you don't necessarily want something that integrates into your file manager, you can transfer files over ssh. I'm a big fan of cyberduck through the sftp protocol as a client but there's also ...
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Simple versioning for plain-text documents (Linux)

I would advise in this case using https://draftin.com/, see here for a quick look at the specific functionalities you may wish to use. One downside to this software I want to point out before giving ...
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Simple open source document scan/tag/catalog more lightweight than Alfresco

LogicalDOC Community is Open Source and free. LogicalDOC is platform-independent and offers a simple web interface. It is absolutely lightweight and you can install it in a server as well as in a ...
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Cross-platform ebook collection

Your main question you've already answered yourself: Calibre is the central place to manage your collection of books. With this application, you can: manage your books and their Metadata edit your ...
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What is an open-source alternative to the Atlassian suite of products (Confluence, JIRA, etc.)?

That's simple - GitLab - i know you're looking at another direction, but if you think about it, GitLab has great implementation opportunities beyond building software. It has most of the features ...
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Document Version Control System

Version Control Systems generally do not care about what the files fed to them represent – though they tread file types differently (e.g. binary files). So we can leave the file-specific stuff aside. ...
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Extract Highlights and Markups from Documents (PDF preferred, Word or suggestions)

These have worked for me on Windows: Sumnotes: Free version gives you 50 Pages, 50 Highlights, Up to 50 MB file size, Up to 5 images. $7-15 for full. Pretty good deal I would say. PDF X-Change Viewer:...
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Document Triage platform

First, install Alfresco and the Calais integration (it might take a day depending on your experience). Then upload all of your documents to Alfresco. Calais is a library/API developed by Reuters to ...
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Document and receipt management (a replacement for Neat Receips)

Paperless is a self-hosted solution in which you push scanned documents to a folder and it automatically performs OCR and makes them searchable. I can't speak for the ease of installation, as I haven'...
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Software to split large PDF file into multiple documents

If you make a note of the page numbers and desired titles you can quickly produce a batch file to do this with pdftk just using the syntax: pdftk inputfilename.pdf 1-11 output outfilename1.pdf pdftk ...
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Tool for indexing, processing and generally managing digitalized documents

Alfresco can do this, actually I configured it for a similar use case a few years ago. Install Alfresco 2 Run and use it a bit to get an understanding of what it does. Basically, it allows you to ...
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Tool for Requirements checking and commenting?

We use Confluence for this purpose. Some investment is required in building a template to capture the requirements from different stakeholder groups' points of view but this can be evolved over time. ...
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Samba (smb) alternative which allows outside LAN connections

There are two possibilities I can think of here: Secure FTP Secure FTP allows you to access your file securely using standard FTP clients such as FileZilla or Cyberduck. It's useful to have, but I ...
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Document Management with hyperlinks

Alfresco can do this, at the condition that your standard operating manual is written as a Wiki page (don't worry, Wiki does not mean the document is editable by everyone, it means that it can be ...
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CMIS server that just shares a folder as-is?

For production use, I'm not aware of anything. Generally speaking, a filesystem wouldn't offer enough functionality natively for a fully complete and production ready CMIS Server. However... You've ...
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Alternative to Sharepoint for small company: not cloud-based, workflow / doc search / time track / orders

Clinker seems to be a very good turnkey solution which includes many different Linux solutions like Redmine, Alfresco (has Activiti as the BPM engine) etc. But you need to be a little bit fluent in ...
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Recommendations for cloud-based document sharing platform for small business

You can carry on using Google Drive - documents can easily be a member of multiple folders; Find the document for which folders you would like to change. Right click, "move to" Hold CTRL and click ...
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Wiki to replace Microsoft Word

As the comment on the original post suggested, Atlassian Confluence might be a good choice. I use it every day to document product requirements. I believe it satisfies all of the requirements in your "...
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Track changes in a shared project folder

For this use case, I suggest Alfresco. Alfresco replaces your traditional Windows Share. It uses the same protocol, so the change is transparent for users. You can also access it via WebDAV, CMIS, ...
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Is there a document management system that keeps track of child/forked documents?

Borland's StarTeam can do this. If you record your documents within its version control system and mark dependencies, then an update to one can trigger a workflow that indicates dependent documents ...
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Is there a document management system that keeps track of child/forked documents?

Alfresco (a pure document management system, open source) has this concept. Alfresco is not for source code, it is designed from the ground to manage documents. In Alfresco, associations can be drawn ...
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