Lightspark Lightspark is a modern, free, open-source flash player implementation. Lightspark features: JIT compilation of Actionscript to native x86 bytecode using LLVM Hardware accelerated rendering using OpenGL Shaders (GLSL) Very good and robust support for current-generation Actionscript 3 A new, clean, codebase exploiting multithreading and optimized for modern hardware. Designed from scratch after the official [...]
OpenVZ is container-based virtualization for Linux. OpenVZ creates multiple secure, isolated containers (otherwise known as VEs or VPSs) on a single physical server enabling better server utilization and ensuring that applications do not conflict. Each container performs and executes exactly like a stand-alone server; a container can be rebooted independently and have root access, users, [...]
Puppy really is small, the live-CD typically being 85MB, yet there really is a complete set of GUI applications. Being so small, Puppy usually loads completely into RAM, which accounts for the incredible speed. Easily install to USB, Zip or hard drive media. Booting from CD (or DVD), the CD drive is then free for [...]
Recovery Is Possible (RIP) is a Slackware-based CD or floppy boot/rescue/backup/maintenance system. It has support for a lot of filesystem types (Reiserfs, Reiser4, ext2/3, iso9660, UDF, XFS, JFS, UFS, HPFS, HFS, MINIX, MS DOS, NTFS, and VFAT) and contains a bunch of utilities for system recovery. It also has IDE/SCSI/SATA, PCMCIA, RAID, LVM2, and Ethernet/DSL/cable/PPP/PPPOE [...]
Fog is a Linux-based, free and open source computer imaging solution for Windows XP and Vista that ties together a few open-source tools with a php-based web interface. Fog doesn’t use any boot disks, or CDs; everything is done via TFTP and PXE. Also with fog many drivers are built into the kernel, so you [...]
Wubi is an officially supported Ubuntu installer for Windows users that can bring you to the Linux world with a single click. Wubi allows you to install and uninstall Ubuntu as any other Windows application, in a simple and safe way. Wubi is Simple No need to burn a CD. Just run the installer, enter [...]
Anjuta is a versatile Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for C and C++ on GNU/Linux. It has been written for GTK/GNOME and features a number of advanced programming facilities including project management, application wizards, an interactive debugger and a powerful source editor with source browsing and syntax highlighting. Anjuta is an effort to marry the flexibility [...]
FreeNAS is a free NAS (Network-Attached Storage) server, supporting: CIFS (samba), FTP, NFS, AFP, RSYNC, iSCSI protocols, S.M.A.R.T., local user authentication, Software RAID (0,1,5) with a Full WEB configuration interface. FreeNAS takes less than 32MB once installed on Compact Flash, hard drive or USB key.The minimal FreeBSD distribution, Web interface, PHP scripts and documentation are [...]
LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment), is an extremely faster, performing and energy saving desktop environment maintained by an international community of developers. It comes with a beautiful interface, multi-language support, standard keyboard short cuts and additional features like tabbed file browsing. LXDE uses less CPU and less RAM. It is especially designed for computers with [...]
Scribus is an open-source program that brings award-winning professional page layout to Linux/Unix, MacOS X, OS/2 and Windows desktops with a combination of “press-ready” output and new approaches to page layout. Underneath the modern and user friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing features, such as CMYK color, separations, ICC color management and versatile PDF creation.
YaST is the most powerful installation and system management tool in the Linux environment. It is an open source project sponsored and actively developed by Novell. YaST stands for Yet another Setup Tool.
Linux From Scratch (LFS) is a project that provides you with step-by-step instructions for building your own custom Linux system, entirely from source code. It has the following subprojects LFS :: Linux From Scratch is the main book, the base from which all other projects are derived. BLFS :: Beyond Linux From Scratch helps you [...]
PING is a live Linux ISO, based on the excellent Linux From Scratch (LFS) documentation. It can be burnt on a CD and booted, or integrated into a PXE / RISenvironment. Several tools have been added and written, so to make this ISO the perfect choice to backup and restore whole partitions, an easy way. [...]