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Re: Easy way to find the right software?

> The main problem I encountered so far, is to identify the right programs to
> use for any given application. There are so many packages out there - and
> it seems there is an infinite number of ways to do a given task - that it
> is just way too slow and inefficient to go through all of them. It would be
> great to have a place recommending applications which are stable and easy
> to use - sorted by application type. Or even better, a site which has a
> rating system for widely used applications.

This has certainly been suggested before.  See popularity contest results for 
a rough estimate.  I think the previous consensus was that since popcon's 
results are of poor quality, they shouldn't be included into the package 


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