Library Management Software PMB Looks Like a Winner But...
location: linuxquestions.com - date: March 9, 2013
For the past couple of weeks I've been evaluating (or, rather, trying to evaluate) library management software, particularly Koha and Evergreen, specifically for use on a Slackware platform.
Both Koha and Evergreen require a great deal of add-on required software to install and get going -- in Koha's case, quite a few Perl modules plus some other stuff and in Evergreen's case, oh, things like ejabber and other libraries that I'm a little leery of.
I am not being critical of either package; they appear to be solid and dependable as reported by a number of users around the world who are happy campers. Both packages recommend installation on Debian or Ubuntu platforms (and I probably should have built one or both in virtual machines but I chose to use my distribution of choice mainly because both of those distributions have required a great deal of upgrading -- constant upgrading in my experience with Ubuntu -- and I choose not to burden end-users with that sort of thing, or, for that m