I tried "The Journal" by DavidRM, and it is a great software.
Unfortunately, it is not free.
What are some close opensource or free alternatives, for Linux/Windows ?
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But you can have look so many other people are providing the same one ..
CLEO Various tools related to revues.org and Lodel (see Lodel below) can be found in this site. In French.
DiVA. From the the Electronic Publishing Centre at Uppsala University Library.
DPubS. From Cornell University Library and Pennsylvania State University Libraries and Press.
E-Journal. From Drupal.
ePublishing Toolkit. From the Max Planck Gesellschaft.
GAPworks. From German Academic Publishers (GAP).
HyperJournal. From the University of Pisa.
Lodel. Lodel is the publishing software behind Revues.org.
SOPS. From SciX.
Topaz. From the Public Library of Science.
What about running a blogging software locally?
Installing apache or IIS, combined with mysql and wordpress would work great.
I am looking as well. A couple suggestions (but note, while they are decent, I am still looking):
Hm. Come to think of it, maybe I should give RedNotebook another shot. I was just hoping to find something better... "The Journal" looks cool but for $50 he can keep it, haha. I mean he can do good work but while there are free alternatives, those pressed for cash can get far with free software.