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Simple and free book library management system (ILS) for a small library

The best solution out there that fits my requirements is: BiblioteQ It is: Free and open source: GitHub. Self contained and offline. Windows, Linux and MAC compatible (For both x86 and ARM ...
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Cheat sheet, manual creator to look up commands I want to remember

I use Anki for this. It allows you to write these facts as question/answer: You can organize facts in decks, and also add tags if you have many and want to organize them better. You can search them ...
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Good way to store data hierarchically?

There is an excellent PIM/outliner called Treeline that is freely available (GNU GPL) and runs under Windows and Linux. There is a small, but reasonably gentle learning curve. It comes with a number ...
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Personal Relationship Managment or CRM

Zoho Contacts Manager looks like it could fit. As in any address book, you have structured fields, but you can also add notes for each person. There is an Android app to sync with. You can tag ...
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Digital whiteboard software?

That is not just a "Whiteboard", that is called a Kanban board. And there are some online applications: The first option is Trello. It has a free account and can be a collaborative board. ...
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Personal rating and review management tool

What you are looking for is called a database, (some people try to use a spreadsheet but just don't be one of them). It will allow you to store whatever data you need to store, query it, update it, ...
Steve Barnes's user avatar
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Effective solution to store and manage useful links

Pocket (https://getpocket.com/) is something that will meet most of those needs. It stores articles by title, allows tagging, and has cloud storage. I admit I'm not sure that it has date-based content,...
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Web app for making board with lists

TaskBoard by kiswa A Kanban-inspired app for keeping track of things that need to get done. The goal of TaskBoard is to provide a simple and clean interface to a functional and minimal application ...
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Photo manager - alternative to Picasa

Candidates: IMatch https://www.photools.com/ It's a fairly decent DAM and has provisions for broad use.
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Cheat sheet, manual creator to look up commands I want to remember

Mnemosyne is in the same class of software as Anki (spaced repetition software) and I prefer it because it is Open Source with publicly available bug tracker, so in the long run I expect less problems ...
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Recipe database with shopping list generator

Have you tried BigOven? It enables you to import from URL/input the recipe. It generates your groceries list from the recipe. It runs on the web but you can download it as an app on your iPhone/...
Alex's user avatar
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Keep/search/retrieve my quotes

As your quotes are in text files, I would first suggest looking at a software like CintaNotes: http://cintanotes.com Alternatively, you can also build your own database. For personal local needs, I ...
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Keep/search/retrieve my quotes

There is a Quote Collection template on Simitless. Althoug the template gives you a basic idea of what your collection can look like, you can always: add/remove/change the names of the columns. The ...
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A searchable database of articles

Have you thought of using Pocket (acquired by Mozilla so we kinda know it will stick around)? I used it for a while and it does quite a decent job: lets you save links, lets you tag them by ...
Alex's user avatar
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Personal rating and review management tool

Retrospector I needed a solution for these requirements so I made Retrospector. Retrospector is a tool that allows you to create Media and for each Media you can create multiple Reviews. Each Media ...
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Digital whiteboard software?

After some time searching the interwebs myself, I actually found something that hit all the issues I need. Web based wasn't one of my needs, but it doesn't really matter if it was web based or ...
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Personal Relationship Managment or CRM

Gramps The tool I use for a very similar use case is Gramps. It is actually genealogy software but I find that it manages personal relationships much better than any CRM. Features Desktop app on Mac, ...
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Digital whiteboard software?

Try my Portable Kanban: It works offline it's free, can be used commercially. It works on Windows only. It has a Pomodoro timer that is configurable (work/short pause/long pause intervals, sound) It ...
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Digital whiteboard software?

Glad, you've found a solution! If you ever decide that you need more, i would recommend checking out Eylean Board. It is exactly what you were looking for an electronic whiteboard to capture all of ...
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Library management system (ILS) for small community with mobile support

You should have a look at Drupal, and use either of the below contributed modules and/or distributions for managing reservations, for something that is not a room (or a variation of that). These ...
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Reading list manager for scientfic papers

You could use a browser plugin like "Pocket". This will save the link to the paper in the pocket dashboard and you can enrich this entry with your desired tags. You can also try "Evernote", which ...
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Is there a tool were one can view the latest manuscript abstracts for economics?

You can install the Android App "Researcher - More Than 9,000 Academic Journals" by Google Commerce Ltd, and then you'll get plenty of notifications, from any journal, and how you want these ...
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Open Source Knowledge Site

I've used DokuWiki which is simpler than other wiki systems. No database need and has a very nice set of plugins for extending. Implies you learn the syntax, but allows for what you're looking for. ...
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Looking for an older note taking application that worked with tabular entry

Found it thanks to my old colleague. It's called TreeSheets by Google Engineer Wouter van Oortmerssen. Link to it: https://strlen.com/treesheets/
Richie Tyre's user avatar
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Web-Based Open Source Hostel Management system?

Take a look at LibreOffice Free, Gratis & Open Source Cross Platform Full office suite including database, spreadsheet, word processing, etc.
Steve Barnes's user avatar
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Is there a membership software that is good for content specific to a single user/member?

ok... for me it sounds that nextcloud is a kind of software you are looking for: simple upload of files and folders via web-interface, WebDAV (local file-browser) or also FTP is possible (with a tiny ...
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Spreadsheet software analog whitch separates Data from Presentation

There is a python based spreadsheet pyspread that is able to use python code directly in each cell, in fact each cell can contain a complete python program, that you might like to take a look at. But ...
Steve Barnes's user avatar
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Program to display data in a hierarchically form (similar to CRM systems)

Have a look at Simitless. It is a platform that enables you to create your own information system/data management app. It gives you modules/fields (like spreadsheet columns) that you can select from ...
Alex's user avatar
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Data collections/lists software

Have you tried Simitless? It is a platform that enables you to create your own data collection easily and fast. And it answers all of your criteria: You can create your collection and define the ...
Alex's user avatar
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Personal CV manager with content-customization output

You can easily put together a database of entries with tags such as PRO, VOLUNTARY, HOBBY, etc., with dates, entries, etc., using LibreOffice Base - this would allow you to select on one, or more, ...
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