Posts Tagged ‘Ubuntu’

Nitro is a simple, good looking, free and open source task management application to get things done.

It comes in multiple versions where all of them are free:

  • hosted
  • Chrome web app
  • open source web app
  • Linux and Ubuntu desktop packages

The open source web app is makes use of modern web technologies, doesn't require any server-side setup and built with only HTML, CSS + JS.


Once downloaded, it is ready-to-use by simply loading the index.html file and any actions made are stored using HTML5 localstorage. There is an option for syncing data with Dropbox or Ubuntu One.

Nitro allows us to add tasks, write notes to the tasks and define due dates for them. For any tasks with sub-tasks, there is "lists"feature.

The app is multilingual (there is already support for several languages) and it is themable.

SOFA is an open source statistics, analysis, & reporting application that can collect data from a selected source.

It doesn't force you to work with an offline data and can connect to various live databases including:

  • MySQL
  • SQLite
  • PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Access

by just mentioning your login details. After that, you can customize the reports to be generated by selecting any columns from the tables and by applying filters.

SOFA Statistics

Optionally, it is possible to import data from Excel spreadsheets, ODS spreadsheets, CSV files and Google Docs spreadsheets.

SOFA creates beautiful and interactive HTML outputs (powered with JavaScript). Also, it has tabular outputs that can be directly opened in MS Excel or pasted into OpenOffice Calc.

If small things change in your dataset, you don't need to re-import data but they can be edited manually.

There are many ready-to-use reports like row and column percentages, mean, median, standard deviation, min – max and more.