Features at a glance
Key features include support for file and text fragments, hierarchical tagging, full text search, document viewer, note-taking functionality, the ability to organize fragments using an adjustable network structure, built-in multi-user management, easy to use web-based interface, as well as support for embedding fragments into other fragments.
How do I use Piggydb?
It really takes very little time and effort to get Piggydb running on your GNU/Linux machine, using the all-in-one ZIP package. Just download the latest version from Softpedia using the download section above, extract the contents of the archive somewhere on your path (e.g. Home directory), execute the run.sh file, start up a web browser and point to http://localhost:8080, login using the owner/owner credentials. Please note that you should immediately change owner's password after the first login (go to Menu -> System -> Change Password).
Does it run on my Linux box?
Yes, most probably, if the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is installed. Piggydb is a platform-independent application, supported on any GNU/Linux operating system that runs on 32-bit or 64-bit hardware platforms. It is also available for download as a WAR file that can be deployed on a web server.
What other operating systems are supported?
Besides GNU/Linux, this web-based application written in the Java programming language is fully supported and has been successfully tested under the Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.
Reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on September 10th, 2014
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- This release adds yet another update to the search feature by adding an All/Any switch to the tag search.
- In the previous versions, searching by tags results in the fragments tagged with ‘all’ of the specified tags. From this version, you can switch between ‘all’ and ‘any’. ‘Any’ displays the fragments tagged with ‘any’ of the specified tags.
- The ‘Any’ tag search produces another feature called “related fragments”. In the fragment page, the list view displays all the fragments tagged with any of the tags of the focused fragment.
Application descriptionPiggydb is an open source web-based software that provides an easy solution to build knowledge repositories. It is com...