The general idea would be to have all the incoming papers scanned and 'stored' into the DMS — with references to the filing cabinets/folders in my 'storage' area. I'd like to use it for most of the stuff I keep receiving at my household — for instance, all the government/IRS related stuff. Then, all the work orders from car repair shop(s), house appliance maintenance lads (for instance: I had a refrigerator fixed, under warranty, and currently I have the receipts stored in a 'Refrigirator' folder in my folder-cabinet, along with the warranty cards and all of it), etc. etc.
Also, now that I have a newborn coming along I'd like to keep all his papers in the DMS (the birth certificate, vaccination stuff, all the medical papers that I'll be receiving from various specialists), etc, etc. (I do live in Croatia and we still receive TONS of papers from various government offices/departments).
I've checked several of them, but those are either too complicated, or seem like an overkill (Alfresco), or don't have the necessary functionality (openKM — no way to add additional metadata, and then link documents via that metadata, etc, etc).
I'd prefer to use opensource web based Linux running system (so that both my wife and myself have easy access to the stuff), but i'm fine with desktop-based solution (either Linux or Windows). Also, I'd like it to be self-hosted, I kind-of don't want to share my documents with cloud-based services.