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Firefox 4. Gimp. Open Source Windows - Free Windows software, all open-source, all Windows XP and Vista. 101 Free Alternatives to Commonly Used Paid Software. Written by Sean McColgan on September 22, 2010 If you’re running a business, then one of the highest costs you may be faced with is equipping your IT systems with the relevant software.

101 Free Alternatives to Commonly Used Paid Software

However, over the past few years, independent programmers and companies alike have developed free software that have come to replace their more expensive, well-known counterparts. Below are 101 free alternatives tocommonly used paid software that could help save you or your business a lot of money. Operating Systems Ubuntu (as an alternative to Windows) Based on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution, Ubuntu is an open source operating system named after the South African principle that means “humanity towards users”. Fedora (as an alternative to Windows) Like Ubuntu, Fedora is a Linux based operating system that is built around an open source community. Haiku (as an alternative to Windows) Haiku is a new open-source operating system that specifically targets personal computing.

Email/Communications Avast! Music. 50 Open Source Tools to Make Your Life Easier. The open source community is vibrant, continually growing, and just loves to create applications and tools to make lives easier.

50 Open Source Tools to Make Your Life Easier

Here are 50 of our favorite open source apps that help us do everything from managing pictures on our computer to learning about Jupiter and Mars. Chandler – An information management application for personal use or small group collaboration. Includes integrated calendaring, data organization tools, and allows backup and data sharing via web access. Tomboy – A cross-platform note-taking application packed with features text highlighting, font styling, inline spellchecking, and more. BasKet Note Pads – More than just a note-taking app, BasKet lets you organize in track data in several different ways, import information from other apps, and easily share your notes with others. Freemind – This free mind mapping app can easily handle maps with as many as 22,000 nodes. Task Coach – A robust todo list tracker.

Xchat – An IRC chat client for Linux and WIndow. 20 Top Desktop Blogger Editors To Manage Your Blog Easily. Blogging is a thing that is getting very common on internet now-a-days.

20 Top Desktop Blogger Editors To Manage Your Blog Easily

Bloggers do not just write articles. They have to do a lot of things to manage and promote their blogs. These activities range from commenting to finding useful design and software tools that allows more time for the business of writing and keeping readers happy. But at the same time, finding perfect tool for a task is difficult and time consuming. So, I have searched internet for best free blogging tools and services for bloggers and summed them up in this post. 1) Windows Live Writer : Windows Live Writer will be useful for some writers looking for a faster, easier way to post to blogs.

Advertisement 2) BlogDesk: Blogging should be simple, but it gets complicated and time-consuming if especially if you have more than one blog to manage. VLC: Free streaming and multimedia solutions for all OS! FlightGear Flight Simulator. The OSSwin project: Open Source for Windows! Tools and utilities for Windows. Many useful ports of GNU utilities to Win32 by Karl M Syring are available at UnxUtils sourceforge site.

Other useful tools and interesting source code using undocumented native API:s and an Ext2 filesystem for NT project by Adrey Shedel. Click here for update history for this page (last update 08 February 2014) All file dates are in ISO date format, YYYY-MM-DD. This makes the list easier to sort. ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver Current version 1.7.6 built 25 October 2013 ImDisk is a virtual disk driver for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7/8 or Windows Server 2003/2008/2012. An additional driver, awealloc, in this install package supports memory allocation beyond 4 GB limit on 32 bit Windows through address window extension, AWE. The ImDisk driver supports forwarding I/O requests to third-party image file format handlers or to services on other computers on the network. About the install package The install package is created using 7-zip sfx stubs and includes an .inf install script.

Questions? DC++ your files, your way, no limits. The ClamAV LiveCD Project in Launchpad. 25 Best SSH Commands / Tricks. OpenSSH is a FREE version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users of the Internet rely on. Users of telnet, rlogin, and ftp may not realize that their password is transmitted across the Internet unencrypted, but it is. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks. The encryption that OpenSSH provides has been strong enough to earn the trust of Trend Micro and other providers of cloud computing.Additionally, OpenSSH provides secure tunneling capabilities and several authentication methods, and supports all SSH protocol versions.

SSH is an awesome powerful tool, there are unlimited possibility when it comes to SSH, heres the top Voted SSH commands 1) Copy ssh keys to user@host to enable password-less ssh logins.