Sunday, September 16, 2007

GcStar - managing personal collection items

Here's another graphical tool for managing your personal collections item in Linux.

GCStar is a nice item management and GNOME based graphical application linux tool. Current version of GcStar supports management of the following items:

a. numismatic,
b. books,
c. music,
d. videos games and
e. movies

GCStar supports many features for database manangement application such as item search and query, item addition and deletion, item and user history logs items, language and display options, borrowers and lending user data and more. Gcstar presents these data in a nice user-friendly environment even grandma can handle them easily.

GcStar provides more details related to but not limited to:

a. Collections management
b. Creation of user models
c. Filtering
d. Borrowings management
e. Conversions
g. Data and item management

GCStar man says:
GCstar is an application for managing your personal collections. Detailed information on each item can be automatically retrieved from the internet and you can store additional data, depending on the collection type. And also who you've lent your them to. You may also search and filter your collection by criteria.


GCStar makes use of some Perl libraries. Yum is capable of installing these perl libraries as GCStar dependencies. Simply

# yum -y install gcstar

Installation location are categorized from the following folder locations:
1. /usr/bin - GCstar executables
2. /usr/lib/gcstar - GCStar libraries
3. /usr/share/gcstar - GStar docs and images


# gcstar

Initial Program Launch ScreenShot


Gcstar is a desktop item management and personal collection tool and management to keep.


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