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  • Administration
    Bacula: Workhorse for Network Backups

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:34

    Bacula is a network-based backup solution that offers a scalable infrastructure to backup everything from a single host to networks consisting of hundreds of computers.

  • Communications
    Mozilla PrefBar: Rediscover Your Browser

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:30

    The PrefBar is a toolbar for the browsers of the Mozilla family to quickly perform configuration changes or alter the behavior of the browser in certain situations. Prominent examples are cookie handling or choosing a different proxy.

  • Games
    NetHack: Gods, Monsters and Men

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:27

    A role-playing game with modest graphics but enormous depth. 13 character classes and an almost completely randomly generated dungeon ensure that no game is like an other.

  • Security
    Tor: Anonymous Internet for the Masses

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:25

    Tor stands for "The Onion Router" or "Tor's Onion Router" and is an implementation of a second-generation onion routing network, which allows totally anonymous communication over the Internet.

  • Miscellaneous
    SportsTracker: Staying Fit with Free Software

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:22

    SportsTracker is an application to keep track of the user's activities in endurance sports. New sports and excercise events can be added easily, and simple statictical features are provided as well.

  • Graphics
    Xfig: Fast Figures

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:18

    Xfig is a graphics program that allows a fast creation of technical and scientific figures. Exporters for various formats guarantee a painless integration with other software, e.g. LaTeX.

  • Office
    LaTeX Beamer Class: Presentations with Style

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:13

    The beamer document class brings presentation design to LaTeX. Beamer presentations are created very similarly to usual documents, thus offering the whole features of the LaTeX typesetting sytem.

  • Administration
    Endeavour Mark II: File Manager for GUI Fans

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:11

    Endeavour Mark II is a graphical file manager. Based on its MIME type, a file can be viewed and edited in many customizable ways. Included with the file manager are an image browser and an archiver.

  • Miscellaneous
    Hyper Estraier: Searching the Scene

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:07

    Hyper Estraier is a search engine solution with a Google-like query syntax. A web-based frontend can be easily customized by using templates. The size of the search index is only limited by hardware constraints.

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