Commit 5d2127f2 authored by Alexandre Delaunay's avatar Alexandre Delaunay Committed by Johan Cwiklinski

review slightly readme (add some badges, text, and screenshots)

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![GLPI Logo](https://raw.githubusercontent.com/glpi-project/glpi/master/pics/logos/logo-GLPI-250-black.png)
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## About GLPI
GLPI stands for **Gestionnaire Libre de Parc Informatique** is a Free Asset and IT Management Software package, that provides ITIL Service Desk features, licenses tracking and software auditing.
GLPI features:
* Multilingual support: 45 translations available
* Inventory of computers, peripherals, network printers and any associated components through an interface, with inventory tools such as: OCS Inventory or FusionInventory
* Assignment of equipment by geographical area to users and groups
* Inventory of computers, peripherals, network printers and any associated components through an interface, with inventory tools such as: [FusionInventory](http://fusioninventory.org/) or [OCS Inventory](https://www.ocsinventory-ng.org/fr/)
* Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)
* Item lifecycle management
* Asset reservation
* Licenses management (ITIL compliant)
* Management of warranty and financial information (purchase order, warranty and extension, damping)
* Management of contracts, contacts, documents related to inventory items
* Incidents, requests, problems and changes management
* Ticket creation through emails, end-user or technician interface
* Ticket lifecycle (assignment, tickets scheduling, solutions, etc.)
* Knowledge base and Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQ)
* Report generator: hardware, network or interventions (support)
* Asset reservation
Moreover, GLPI supports many [plugins](http://plugins.glpi-project.org) that provide additional features.
## License
![license](https://img.shields.io/github/license/glpi-project/glpi.svg)
It is distributed under the GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2 - please consult the file called [COPYING](https://raw.githubusercontent.com/glpi-project/glpi/master/COPYING.txt) for more details.
## Some screenshots
**Tickets Timeline**
![Tickets Timeline](pics/screenshots/timeline.png)
**DCIM drag&drop**
![DCIM drag&drop](pics/screenshots/dcim_racks_draganddrop.gif)
**Components**
![Components](pics/screenshots/components.png)
## Prerequisites
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- Firefox (including 2 latests ESR version)
- Chrome
Please, consider using browsers on editors' supported version
Please, consider using browsers on editor's supported version
## Download
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## Support
GLPI is a living software. Improvements are continuously made, new functionality is being developed, and issues are being fixed.
GLPI is a living software. Improvements are continuously made, new functionalities are being developed, and issues are being fixed.
To ease support and development, we need your help when encountering issues.
There is a GLPI version typical lifecycle:
* A new major version (9.3) is released.
* Minor versions (9.3.x), fixing bugs or issues, are published after several weeks *(generally > 10)*.
* Minor versions (9.3.x), fixing bugs or issues, are published after several weeks.
Please consider updating to the latest realeased minor version if you encounter some bugs or performance issues.
* Several months *(generally > 12)* after major version realesed, a new major version (9.4) is released
* Several months after major version realesed, a new major version (9.4) is released
Previous major versions become unsupported, please update to the new major version.
Obviously, we provide support for the migration tools too!
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