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program, executed task

Windows

GNU/Linux

1) Networking.

Web browser

Internet Explorer, Netscape / Mozilla, Opera [Prop], Firebird, …

1) Netscape / Mozilla.
2) Galeon.
3) Konqueror.
4) Opera. [Prop]
5) Firebird.
6) Nautilus.
7) Epiphany.
8) Links. (with “-g” key).
9) Dillo. (Russian language patches – here).
10) Encompass.

Console web browser

1) Links
2) Lynx
3) Xemacs + w3.

1) Links.
2) ELinks.
3) Lynx.
4) w3m.
5) Xemacs + w3.

Email client

Outlook Express, Netscape / Mozilla , The Bat, Eudora, Becky, Datula, Sylpheed / Sylpheed-claws, Opera

1) Evolution.
2) Netscape / Mozilla messenger.
3) Sylpheed / Sylpheed-claws.
4) Kmail.
5) Gnus.
6) Balsa.
7) Bynari Insight GroupWare Suite. [Prop]
8) Arrow.
9) Gnumail.
10) Althea.
11) Liamail.
12) Aethera.
13) MailWarrior.
14) Opera.

Email client / PIM in MS Outlook style

Outlook

1) Evolution.
2) Bynari Insight GroupWare Suite. [Prop]
3) Aethera.
4) Sylpheed.
5) Sylpheed-claws.

Email client in The Bat style

The Bat

1) Sylpheed.
2) Sylpheed-claws.
3) Kmail.
4) Gnus.
5) Balsa.

Console email client

Mutt [de], Pine, Pegasus, Emacs

1) Pine. [NF]
2) Mutt.
3) Gnus.
4) Elm.
5) Emacs.

News reader

1) Agent [Prop]
2) Free Agent
3) Xnews
4) Outlook
5) Netscape / Mozilla
6) Opera [Prop]
7) Sylpheed / Sylpheed-claws
8) Dialog
9) Gravity
10) BNR2

1) Knode.
2) Pan.
3) NewsReader.
4) Netscape / Mozilla.
5) Opera [Prop]
6) Sylpheed / Sylpheed-claws.
Console:
7) Pine. [NF]
8) Mutt.
9) Gnus.
10) tin.
11) slrn.
12) Xemacs.
13) BNR2.

Address book

Outlook

1) Rubrica

Files downloading

Flashget, Go!zilla, Reget, Getright, DAP, Wget, WackGet, Mass Downloader, …

1) Downloader for X.
2) Caitoo (former Kget).
3) Prozilla.
4) Wget (console, standard).
5) GUI for Wget: Kmago, Gnome Transfer Manager, QTget, Xget, …
6) Aria.
7) Axel.
8) Download Accelerator Plus.
9) GetLeft.
10) Lftp.

Sites downloading

Teleport Pro, Httrack, Wget, …

1) Httrack.
2) WWW Offline Explorer.
3) Wget (console, standard). GUI: Kmago, QTget, Xget, …
4) Downloader for X.
5) Pavuk.
6) XSiteCopy.
7) GetLeft.
8) Curl (console).
9) Khttrack.

FTP-clients

Bullet Proof FTP, CuteFTP, WSFTP, SmartFTP, FileZilla, …

1) Gftp.
2) Konqueror.
3) KBear.
4) IglooFTP. [Prop]
5) Nftp.
6) Wxftp.
7) AxyFTP.
8) mc. (cd ftp://…)
9) tkFTP.
10) Yafc.
11) Dpsftp. (dead project)

Console FTP-clients

FTP in Far, ftp.exe, Ncftp

1) Ncftp.
2) Lftp.
3) Avfs. (From any program: /#ftp:…)

IRC-clients

Mirc, Klient, VIRC, Xircon, Pirch, XChat

1) Xchat.
2) KVirc.
3) Irssi.
4) BitchX.
5) Ksirc.
6) Epic.
7) Sirc.
8) PJIRC.

Local network chat clients without server

1) QuickChat
2) Akeni
3) PonyChat
4) iChat

1) talk (console), ktalk.
2) Akeni.
3) Echat.
4) write, wall (chat between users of one machine)

Local messaging with Windows machines

WinPopUp

smbclient (console). GUI:
1) LinPopUp 2.
2) Kpopup.
3) Kopete.

Instant Messaging clients

ICQ Lite, ICQ Corp, MSN, AIM, Yahoo, …
Trillian ICQ (freeware, can replace all common IM clients), Miranda, Gaim

1) Licq (ICQ).
2) Centericq (Nearly all IM protocols, console).
3) Alicq (ICQ).
4) Micq (ICQ).
5) GnomeICU (ICQ).
6) Gaim. (Nearly all IM protocols)
7) Ayttm. (Nearly all IM protocols)
8) Kopete.
9) Everybuddy.
10) Simple Instant Messenger.
11) Imici Messenger.
12) Ickle (ICQ).
13) aMSN (MSN).
14) Kmerlin (MSN).
15) Kicq (ICQ).
16) YSM. (ICQ, console).
17) kxicq.
18) Yahoo Messenger for Unix.
19) Kmess (MSN).
20) AIM.
21) MSNre. (console)

Jabber IM clients

JAJC, Tkabber (+activestate tcl), Psi, Exodus, WinJab, myJabber, RhymBox, Rival, Skabber, TipicIM, Vista, Yabber, Miranda, Gaim, Akeni Messenger Jabber Edition

1) Tkabber.
2) Gabber.
3) Psi.
4) Gaim.
5) Centericq (console).
6) Ayttm.
7) Akeni Messenger Jabber Edition.

Monitoring sites and mailboxes, displaying news headlines or full articles

WatzNew

1) Web Secretary.
2) Knewsticker & korn.
3) Mozilla (???).
4) watch -n seconds lynx -dump

Video/audio conference

NetMeeting

1) GnomeMeeting.
2) vat/vic/wb.
3) rat/wbd/nte.
4) NeVoT.
5) IVS.

Voice communication

Speak Freely

1) Speak Freely for Unix.
2) TeamSpeak.

Firewall (packet filtering)

BlackICE, ATGuard, ZoneAlarm, Agnitum Outpost Firewall, WinRoute Pro, Norton Internet Security, Sygate Personal Firewall PRO, Kerio Personal Firewall, …

iptables or more outdated ipchains (console, standard). Front ends:
1) Kmyfirewall.
2) Easy Firewall Generator.
3) Firewall Builder.
4) Shorewall.
5) Guarddog.
6) FireStarter.
7) Smoothwall. [Prop]
8) IPCop.
9) Zorp.

IDS (Intrusion Detection System)

1) BlackICE
2) Agnitum Outpost Firewall
3) Tripwire [prop]
4) Kerio Personal Firewall

1) Snort.
2) Portsentry / Hostsentry / Logsentry.
3) Tripwire [GPL].
4) Tripwall.
5) AIDE.
6) ViperDB.
7) Integrit.
8) Cerberus Intrusion Detection System.
9) MIDAS NMS.

Port scanning detection

???

1) Pkdump.

Making the system more securely

???

1) Bastille.
2) Linux Security Auditing Tool.

Visual route

VisualRoute [Prop]

1) Xtraceroute.
2) VisualRoute. [Prop]
3) Mtr.
4) Geotrace.

Content (ad / popup) filtering

Proxomitron, ATGuard, Agnitum Outpost Firewall, Privoxy, MS ISA server, Guidescope, …

1) DansGuardian.
2) Squid.
3) Squidguard.
4) Privoxy.
5) JunkBuster.
6) Zorp.
7) Fork.
8) Redirector.

Traffic control / shaping

WinRoute Pro, …

1) IP Relay.
2) CBQ (from iproute2 package).
3) tc (from iproute2 package).
4) LARTC.

Traffic accounting

Netstat, Tmeter, …

1) Tcp4me.
2) Getstatd.
3) Ipacct.
4) Ipac-ng.
5) Ipaudit.
6) Lanbilling.
7) SARG (full Squid traffic).
8) Talinux.
9) NetUP UserTrafManager.
10) MRTG.
11) NetTop.

Peer-to-peer clients / servers, file sharing (p2p)

Morpheus (Gnutella), WinMX, Napster, KaZaA (Fasttrack), eDonkey [Prop], eMule, TheCircle, Bittorrent, SoulSeek, Direct Connect

1) Mldonkey. (eDonkey, Soulseek, Fasttrack, Gnutella, Open Napster, Direct Connect, BitTorrent)
2) LimeWire. (Gnutella)
3) Lopster. (OpenNAP)
4) Gnapster. (OpenNAP)
5) eDonkey. (eDonkey) [Prop]
6) cDonkey. (eDonkey)
7) Gift client / server / fasttrack plugin (Fasttrack)
8) ed2k_gui.
9) Gtk-Gnutella. (Gnutella)
10) Qtella. (Gnutella)
11) Mutella. (Gnutella, console)
12) TheCircle.
13) Freenet. (fully anonymous p2p)
14) GNUnet.
15) Lmule. (eDonkey)
16) Xmule. (eDonkey)
17) Bittorrent.
18) PySoulSeek (Soulseek).
19) Loophole. (WinMX) [Prop]
20) Direct Connect.
21) QuickDC. (Direct Connect).
22) OverNet.
23) Apollon.
24) GrapeWine. (fully anonymous p2p)
25) Snark. (Bittorrent)

“Hotline” p2p protocol clients / servers

???

Clients:
1) Gtkhx.
2) Fidelio.
3) GHX. [Prop]
Servers:
1) Synapse.
2) HSX.

Program for working with sound modem with many functions – from answerback and AON to fax device

Venta Fax, PrimaFax

1) Gfax. (???)
2) PrimaFax. [Prop, 99$]
3) mgetty + voice + sendfax.
4) vgetty.

Work with faxes

WinFax

1) HylaFax.
2) Fax2Send. [Prop]
3) Efax.
4) VSI-FAX. [Prop]

Dialup

Vdialer, etc

1) Kppp.
2) X-isp.
3) wvdial. (Front ends: X-wvdial, kvdial, gtkdial).
4) Gppp.
5) Kinternet.
6) Rp3.
7) pppconfig + pon + poff.
8) Modem Lights.
9) Netcount. (console)

FTN editor

Golded

1) Golded.
2) Golded+.
3) Msged.
4) Qded.

FTN tosser

FastEcho, hpt

1) hpt.
2) CrashEcho.
3) Qecho.
4) CrashMail II.
5) Fidogate – gate to news.
6) ifmail – gate to news.

FTN mailer

SF-Mail, T-Mail

1) ifcico.
2) qico.
3) Bforce.
4) Binkd.

Remote management

1) VNC, Virtual Network Computing
2) Remote Administrator (Radmin) [Prop]
3) Remote Assistance [Prop]
4) Symantec pcAnywhere [Prop]
5) Windows Terminal Server [Prop]
6) Rdesktop [Prop]
7) Radmin [Prop]
8) PC-Duo [Prop]
9) Huey PC Remote Control (only for NT) [Prop]
10) Timbuktu Pro [Prop]
11) LapLink [Prop]
12) GoToMyPC [Prop]
13) Bo2k and other trojans

1) VNC, Virtual Network Computing.
2) ssh.
3) Remote management is built-in in XFree86.
4) Remote management is built-in in KDE 3.1. (“desktop sharing”).
5) Rdesktop Client.
6) rsh / rlogin.
7) telnet.
8) Gtelnet.
9) x0rfbserver.
10) KDE Universal Remote Desktop.

Transmission of the files on modem

HyperTerminal, Terminate, etc

1) Minicom + lrzcz + Kermit.
2) Msterm.
3) Xtel.
4) uucp.
5) lrzsz + cu from uucp.

Work with ssh

Putty, Irlex, cygwin + ssh

1) Kssh.
2) ssh / openssh.
3) GTelnet. (Telnet, SSH, Rlogin)

Network monitoring tool

Dumeter, Netmedic

1) Gkrellm.
2) Big Brother.
3) Etherape.
4) Nagios.
5) Tkined.
6) MRTG.
7) Rrdtool.
8) PIKT.
9) Autostatus.
10) bcnu.
11) mon.
12) Sysmon.
13) Spong.
14) SNIPS.
15) iptraf (console).
16) Ksysguard.
17) OpenNMS.
18) tcpdump.

Network maintance tool

HP OpenView, MS SMS, Tivoli

1) HP OpenView agents. [Prop]
2) Big Brother.
3) Cheops.
4) Tkined.
5) OpenNMS.

Protocols analysing, sniffing

Sniffer Pro, EtherPeek (TokenPeek, AiroPeek), Windump, Ethereal, MS Network Monitor, Iris, Lan Explorer, NetSniffer, Snort, …

1) Ethereal.
2) Tcpdump.
3) Etherape.
4) Ntop.
5) ipxdump. (+ipxparse for parsing)
6) Snort.

Security scanner

ShadowScan, ISS, Retina, Internet Scanner

1) Nessus.
2) Nmap.

Routing

MS RRAS

1) iproute2 + iptables.
2) GateD. [Prop]
3) GNU Zebra.

Utilites and libraries for Ethernet/IP testing

lcrzo

lcrzo

IP-telephony

Buddyphone [Prop], Cisco SoftPhone

1) GNU Bayonne.
2) Openh323.
3) OpenPhone.
4) tkPhone.
5) NauPhone.

Sharing data/files

Windows shares

1) NFS.
2) Samba.
3) Samba-TNG.
4) FTP.

???

Windows Domain, Active Directory

1) Samba.
2) Ldap.
3) yp.

Viewing Windows-network

Network neighborhood

1) Samba.
2) KDE Lan Browser, lisa
3) LinNeighborhood.
4) xSMBrowser.
5) Komba2.
6) Konqueror.

ADSL

1) RASPPPOE

1) rp-pppoe.
2) Pptp client.

Distributed computing

All projects.
1) United Devices.
2) Seti @ Home.
3) Folding @ Home.
4) Genome @ Home.

All projects.
1) Distributed.net.
2) Seti @ Home.
3) Folding @ Home.
4) Genome @ Home.
5) D2ol.
* Some versions for Linux run only in console mode.

IPSEC protocol

FreeSWAN.

VRML viewer and editor

???

1) White Dune.

Work with Ebay

???

1) Bidwatcher.

2) Work with files.

File manager in FAR and NC style

FAR, Norton Commander, Disco Commander, Volcov Commander, etc

1) Midnight Commander.
2) X Northern Captain.
3) Deco (Demos Commander).
4) Portos Commander.
5) Konqueror in MC style.
6) Gentoo.
7) VFU.
8) Ytree.

File manager in Windows Commander style

Total Commander (former Windows Commander)

1) Krusader.
2) Kcommander.
3) FileRunner (TCL/TK).
4) Linux Commander.
5) LinCommander.
6) Rox, Rox-Filer.
7) Emelfm.
8) Midnight Commander.
9) Worker.

File manager in Windows style

Windows Explorer / Internet Explorer

1) Konqueror.
2) Gnome-Commander.
3) Nautilus.
4) Endeavour Mark II.
5) XWC.

Visual Shell

???

1) vshnu: the New Visual Shell.

Quick viewing of local HTML documents

1) Internet Explorer
2) Microsoft Document Explorer

1) Dillo. (Russian language patches – here).
2) Konqueror.
3) Nautilus.
4) Lynx / Links.

Viewing all operations with files

Filemon

Filemon.

Work with UDF

Roxio (former Adaptec) UDF Reader, Roxio Direct CD

Linux-UDF.

Work with multi session CD + recovering information from faulty multi session disks

IsoBuster

CDFS.

Work with compressed files

1) WinZip
2) WinRar
3) 7-Zip
4) WinACE
5) UltimateZip

1) Ark (kdeutils).
2) Gnozip.
3) KArchiveur.
4) Gnochive.
5) FileRoller.
6) Unace.
7) LinZip.
8) TkZip.

Console archivers

arj, rar, zip, tar, gzip, bzip2, lha…

1) tar, gzip, bzip2.
2) Unarc.
3) Lha. (on Japanese)
4) Infozip.
5) Arj.
6) Avfs. (The support of any archive from any program – file.zip#/…).
7) Zoo.
8) RAR.
9) CAB Extract.

Program for files and directories comparison

1) Beyond Compare.
2) Araxis Merge.
3) WinMerge
4) Minimalist GNU For Windows (diff.exe)
5) Unison

1) Mgdiff.
2) diff, patch.
3) Xemacs.
4) Xdelta. (make patches for binary files)
5) Meld.
6) Xxdiff.
7) Unison.

Batch file renaming

Plugins to TotalCommander, …

1) GPRename. (Perl-based)
2) Plugins for MC (???)

3) Desktop / System software.

Text editor

Notepad, WordPad, TextPad, Vim, Xemacs, …

1) Kedit (KDE).
2) Gedit (Gnome).
3) Gnotepad.
4) Kate (KDE).
5) KWrite (KDE).
6) Nedit.
7) Vim.
8) Xemacs.
9) Xcoral.
10) Nvi.
11) Ozeditor.

Console text editor

1) Vim
2) Emacs
3) Editor from FAR, editor from DN, …

1) Vim.
2) Emacs.
3) Nano. (It’s a free implementation of pico)
4) joe.
5) Fte.
6) Jed.
7) CoolEdit.

Multi-purpose text and source code editor

SciTE, UltraEdit, MultiEdit, Vim, Xemacs, …

1) Kate (KDE).
2) Nedit.
3) CodeCommander.
4) SciTE.
5) Quanta Plus.
6) Vim.
7) Xemacs.
8) Mcedit (comes with mc).
9) Jed.
10) Setedit. (Turbo Vision looking style)
11) HT editor.

Text editor with cyrillic encodings support

Bred, Rpad32, Aditor, Vim, Xemacs

1) Kate (KDE).
2) Nedit.
3) Fte (console).
4) Patched version of Midnight Commander.
5) Vim.
6) Xemacs.

Viewing PostScript

1) RoPS
2) GhostView

1) GhostView.
2) Kghostview.
3) GV.
4) GGV.

Viewing PDF

1) Adobe Acrobat Distiller
2) GhostView

1) Acrobat Reader. [Prop]
2) Xpdf.
3) GV.
4) GGV.
5) GhostView.
6) Kghostview.

Creating PDF

1) Adobe Acrobat Distiller
2) GhostView
3) Ghostscript

1) Any Linux WYSIWYG program -> print to file -> ps2pdf. (Here’s an article about this).
2) Adobe Acrobat Distiller. [Prop]
3) PStill. [Shareware]
4) PDFLatex.
5) Xfig.
6) Ghostscript.
7) Tex2Pdf.
8) Reportlab.
9) GV.
10) GGV.
11) GhostView.
12) Kghostview.
13) Panda PDF Generator.

Crypto

PGP, GnuPG + Windows Privacy Tools

1) GnuPG (console) + GPA, KGpg, and other frontends.
2) PGP. [Prop]

Disc volume encryption

EFS (standard), PGP-Disk, BestCrypt, Private Disk Light

1) Loop-aes.
2) CFS.
3) TCFS.
4) BestCrypt.
5) CryptFS.

Task scheduler

mstask, nnCron

cron, at (standard, console). GUI: Kcron.

Outlook scheduler

Outlook scheduler

1) KOrganizer.

Virtual CD

VirtualDrive, VirtualCD, Daemon Tools, …

1) Virtual CD Kernel Modul.
2) “cp /dev/cdrom mycd.iso” + “mount -o loop mycd.iso /mnt/cdrom/”.

Text recognition (OCR)

Recognita, FineReader

1) ClaraOcr.
2) Gocr.
3) Kooka.

Translators (cyrillic)

Promt, Socrat

Ksocrat (???)

Eng-rus dictionaries (cyrillic)

1) ABBYY Lingvo
2) Socrat
3) JaLingvo
4) phpMyLingvo

1) Mueller.
2) Ksocrat.
3) JaLingvo.
4) phpMyLingvo.
5) dict+Kdict.
6) DictX.
7) Groan.
8) Mova.
9) Slowo.
10) Stardict.

Work with scanner

Programs on CD with scanner, VueScan

1) Xsane.
2) Kooka.
3) Xvscan. [Prop]
4) VueScan. [Prop]

Antivirus

AVG AntiVirus, NAV, Dr. Web, TrendMicro, F-Prot, Kaspersky, …

1) Dr. Web. [Prop]
2) Trend ServerProtect. [Prop]
3) RAV Antivirus. [Prop] (Bought by Microsoft?)
4) OpenAntivirus + AMaViS / VirusHammer.
5) F-Prot. [Prop]
6) Sophie / Trophie.
7) Clam Antivirus.
8) Kaspersky. [Prop]
9) YAVR.

System configuration

Control Panel, Msconfig, RegEdit, WinBoost, TweakXP, Customizer XP, X-Setup, PowerToys, Config NT, …

1) setup (Red Hat).
2) chkconfig (Red Hat).
3) redhat-config-<feature>. (Red Hat 8.0).
4) xf86config, xf86cfg.
5) Linuxconf.
6) Drakeconf.
7) Webmin.
8) yast and yast2 (SuSE).
9) sysinstall (FreeBSD).
10) /dev/hands :).

Boot managers

System Commander, PowerQuest Boot Magic, GAG, …

1) Grub.
2) Lilo.
3) ASPLoader.
4) Acronis OS Selector [Prop].
5) Ranish Partition Manager.
6) osbs.
7) Symon.
8) Smart Boot Manager.
9) Xosl.
10) GAG.

Hard disk partitions manager

1) PowerQuest Partition Magic [Prop]
2) Acronis PartitionExpert [Prop]
3) Paragon Partition Manager [Prop]
4) Partition Commander [Prop]

1) PartGUI. (GUI for partimage and parted)
2) GNU Parted. (GUI – QTParted).
3) Partition Image.
4) fips.
5) Diskdrake (Mandrake).
6) Paragon Partition Manager [Prop].
7) Acronis PartitionExpert [Prop]. (review)

LVM + soft-RAID + parted + …

EVMS.

Backup software

ntbackup (standard), Legato Networker [Prop]

1) Legato Networker. [Prop]
2) Lonetar. [Prop]
3) Disk Archive.
4) Bacula.
5) Taper.
6) dump / restore. (console, standard)
7) Amanda (console).
8) Mondo Rescue. (backups that boot and auto restore themselves to disk)

Making images of disk partitions

1) DriveImage
2) Ghostpe

1) PartitionImage (GUI – PartGUI).
2) dd (console, standard).
3) Mondo Rescue.

Machine mirroring over network

1) ImageCast
2) Norton Ghost

1) UDP Cast.
2) Techteam’s UDP Cast Disks.
3) Ghost for Unix (g4u).

Task manager

TaskMan (standard), TaskInfo, ProcessExplorer NT.

1) top (console, standard).
2) Gtop, Ktop.
3) Ksysguard.
4) “ps aux|more”, “kill <pid>”

Automatic switch between English and Russian when you type

Punto Switcher, Keyboard Ninja, Snoop

No analogs :(.

Mouse gestures

Sensiva

1) Kgesture.
2) wayV.
3) Optimoz.

TV program

???

Home Portal.

Text to speech

MS text to speech

1) KDE Voice Plugins.
2) Festival.
3) Emacspeak.
4) VoiceText.

Speech recognition

ViaVoice, DragonNaturally Speaking

Yes, there are no usable speech recognition packages. But:
1) Sphinx.
2) ViaVoice. (almost dead…)

Stream text processing

1) Minimalist GNU For Windows (sed.exe)
2) perl

1) sed, awk.
2) perl.

PIM / DB / hierarchical notebook with tree view

TreePad [Prop], Leo, CueCards

1) TreePad Lite. [Prop]
2) Yank.
3) TreeLine.
4) Gjots.
5) Leo.
6) Hnb – hierarchical notebook.
7) TuxCards.

Program for quick switching between resolutions and frequencies

Integrated with system, comes on CD with video card

1) Multires.
2) Ctrl+Alt+”-“, Ctrl+Alt+”+”.
3) Fbset. (when using framebuffer)

Search and replace text in files

1) Integrated with system
2) Indexing service
3) HTMLChanger
4) Any file manager

1) find (console, standard).
2) slocate (console, standard).
GUI:
1) Gsearchtool.
2) Kfind.
3) Any file manager

Local search engine with SGBD for indexing

1) Indexing service (???)
2) mnoGoSearch. [prop for Windows]

1) mnoGoSearch.
2) ASPSeek.

System monitoring

System monitor (built-in)

1) top (console, standard).
2) Gkrellm.
3) Ksysguard.
4) Survivor.
5) “Hot-babe”. (If you can be shocked by nudity, don’t use it :).

Program for logs viewing

Event Viewer (built-in)

1) Xlogmaster.
2) Analog.
3) Fwlogview. (firewall)

Data Recovery Tools

R-Studio (supports Linux partitions)

1) e2undel.
2) myrescue.
3) TestDisk.
4) unrm.
5) Channel 16.

Text files encoder with automatic detection of character set

???

1) Enca.
2) Jconv.
3) Xcode. (cyrillic)
4) Asrecod. (cyrillic)

Alarm clock

MindIt!

1) KAlarm.

Work with Palm

Palm Desktop

1) Kpilot.
2) Jpilot.

Allows to carry on Palm .html files

iSilo

1) iSilo.
2) Plucker.

Low-level optimization
(chipset, pci-bus)

Powertweak

1) Powertweak-Linux.

Bible

On-Line Bible, The SWORD

1) BibleTime (KDE)
2) Gnomesword (Gnome)

Convenient mouse scrolling

Mouse Imp

???

Automatic change of desktop background

???

1) Background Buddy.

Convenient switching of the keyboard language

???

1) GSwitchIt.

Windows registry editor

RegEdit

Kregedit :).

4.1) Multimedia (audio / CD).

Useful links:

Linux MIDI & Sound Applications – many links and resources.
Sound Software – lots of it.

Music / mp3 / ogg players

1) Winamp
2) Zinf
3) SnackAmp
4) Soritong
5) Apollo
6) K-jofol 2000
7) Sonique
8) C-4
9) Media Box Audio / Video Workstation 5
10) Blaze Media Pro
11) NEX 3
12) Real Jukebox
13) Windows Media Player

1) XMMS (X multimedia system).
2) Noatun.
3) Zinf. (former Freeamp)
4) Winamp.
5) Xamp.
6) GQmpeg.
7) SnackAmp.
8) Mplayer. (Frontend: Kplayer).
9) Xine. (Frontends: Sinek, Totem)

Console music / mp3 / ogg players

mpg123, dosamp, Mplayer

1) Cplayer.
2) mpg123.
3) ogg123.
4) mpg321.
5) Orpheus.
6) Mp3blaster.
7) Madplay.
8) Console utils for xmms.
9) Mplayer.

Programs for CD burning with GUI

Nero, Roxio Easy CD Creator, …

1) K3b. (KDE)
2) XCDRoast.
3) KOnCd.
4) Eclipt Roaster.
5) Gnome Toaster.
6) CD Bake Oven.
7) KreateCD.
8) SimpleCDR-X.
9) GCombust.
10) WebCDWriter. (CD burn server, usable from any remote browser with Java support)
11) CDR Toaster.
12) Arson.
13) CD-Me (Creation of audio-CD).

CD player

CD player, Winamp, Windows Media Player, …

1) KsCD.
2) Gtcd (Gnome) + tcd (console).
3) Orpheus. (console)
4) Sadp.
5) WorkMan.
6) Xmcd.
7) Grip.
8) XPlayCD.
9) ccd / cccd. (console)
10) cdp. (console)
11) BeboCD.

Slowing the rotation of CD

Slowcd, Cdslow

1) mount -o speed=<speed>
2) hdparm -E <speed>
3) eject -x <speed>
4) cdspeed.

CD ripping / grabbing

1) Cdex
2) MusicMatch
3) Streambox Ripper
4) Audiocatalyst
5) WinDac
6) Audiograbber
7) Media Box Audio / Video Workstation
8) CD-Copy
9) Blaze Media Pro
10) Real Jukebox
11) Windows Media Player
12) Nero
13) VirtualDrive
14) VirtualCD
15) Audacity

1) Grip.
2) Audacity.
3) RipperX.
4) tkcOggRipper.
5) A Better CD Encoder.
6) cdda2wav.
7) Gnome Toaster.
8) Cdparanoia.
9) Cd2mp3.
10) Dagrab.
11) SimpleCDR-X.
12) RatRip.
13) AutoRip.
14) Sound Juicer.

Tracker music player

Winamp, Windows Media Player, …

1) xmms + MikMod-plugin. Comes with xmms.
2) xmms + xmp-plugin. Using xmp.
3) MikMod. (console)
4) xmp. Can play tracker music with Midi devices.
5) TiMidity++. Only mod files.

Midi player

Winamp, Windows Media Player, …

1) xmms + midi-plugin. (Using TiMidity)
2) xmms + awemidi-plugin. (Using drvmidi)
3) xmms + playmidi-plugin. (Using playmidi)
4) TiMidity++. Supports gus pathes and sf2 banks, backend to another software.
4) timidity-eawpatches. Gus-patches for TiMidity++.
5) Kmid.
6) drvmidi / awemidi.
7) pmidi (console, for ALSA).
8) playmidi.
9) atmidi.

Midi + karaoke player

VanBasco

1) Kmid.
2) Gkaraoke.
3) TiMidity++.

Mp3 encoders

1) Lame
2) Cdex
3) MusicMatch
4) Streambox Ripper
5) Audiocatalyst
6) Blaze Media Pro
7) Media Box Audio / Video Workstation
8) AudioSlimmer
9) Real Jukebox

1) Lame.
2) Bladeenc.
3) NotLame.
4) L3enc. [Prop]
5) gogo.

OGG encoders

oggenc

oggenc.

Work with Real protocol

1) RealPlayer. [Prop]
2) Mplayer + libraries.

1) RealPlayer. [Prop]
2) Mplayer + libraries.
3) ReMedial.

Radio

VC Radio, FMRadio, Digband Radio

1) xradio.
2) cRadio.
3) Xmradio.
4) RDJ.
5) RadioActive.
6) XMMS-FMRadio.
7) Gqradio.
8) Qtradio.

Audio editors

SoundForge, Cooledit, Audacity, …

1) Glame.
2) Rezound.
3) Sweep.
4) WaveForge.
5) Sox.
6) Audacity.
7) GNUSound.
8) Ecasound.
9) SoundStudio.
10) mhWaveEdit.

Multitrack audio processor

Cubase

1) Ecasound.
2) Ardour.

Sound tracker

Fasttracker, ImpulseTracker

1) Soundtracker.
2) Insotracker.
3) CheeseTracker.

Sound mixer

sndvol32

1) Opmixer.
2) aumix.
3) mix2000.
4) KMix.
5) Alsamixer.
6) GMix.
7) wmix (for WindowMaker)
8) Mixer_app (for WindowMaker)
9) Many applets for AfterStep / WindowMaker / FluxBox.

Software for music notation

Finale, Sibelius, SmartScore

1) LilyPond.
2) Noteedit.
3) MuX2d.

Midi-sequencer

Cakewalk

1) RoseGarden.
2) Brahms.
3) Anthem.
4) Melys.
5) MuSE.
6) MidiMountain. (KDE)
More infrormation: Midi-Howto.

Music creation

Cakewalk, FruityLoops

1) RoseGarden.
2) Ardour.

Synthesizer

Virtual waves, Csound

1) Csound.
2) FluidSynth.
3) Arts Builder (???).

ID3-Tag Editors

Mp3tag

1) EasyTAG.
2) Cantus.
3) id3tool (console).
4) id3ed (console).
5) id3edit (console).

Guitar/Instrument Tuning software

1) In-Tune Multi-Instrument Tuner
2) Digital Guitar Tuner

???

Record streaming audio into .MP3 files

Twins Stream Ripper

Stream Ripper.

4.2) Multimedia (graphics).

Graphic files viewer

1) ACDSee
2) IrfanView
3) Xnview
4) CompuPic [Prop]
5) Windows Fax and Image viewer
5) Any web browser

1) Xnview.
2) GQview.
3) Qiv.
4) CompuPic [Prop]
5) Kuickshow.
6) Kview.
7) GTKSee.
8) xv. [Prop]
9) pornview.
10) imgv.
11) Gwenview.
12) Gliv.
13) Showimg.
14) Fbi.
15) Gthumb.
16) PixiePlus.
17) Electric Eyes (Gnome).
18) Eye of Gnome.
19) GImageView.
20) Hugues Image Viewer.
21) Any web browser.

Viewing the graphic files in console

QPEG

1) zgv.
2) aalib.

Simple graphic editor

Paint

1) Kpaint.
2) Tuxpaint.
3) Xpaint.
4) Gpaint.
5) Killustrator.
6) Graphtool.

Powerful graphic editor in PhotoShop style

1) Adobe Photoshop [Prop]
2) Gimp
3) Paint Shop Pro [Prop]
4) Pixel32 [Prop]
5) Corel PhotoPaint [Prop]
6) Macromedia Fireworks

1) Gimp.
2) ImageMagick.
3) Pixel32. [Prop]
4) CinePaint.
5) RubyMagick.
6) Corel PhotoPaint 9. [Prop]

Programs for work with vector graphics

Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Freehand, AutoSketch, OpenOffice Draw

1) Sodipodi.
2) xfig.
3) Sketch.
4) Karbon14 and Kontour.
5) OpenOffice Draw.
6) Dia.
7) Tgif.
8) Gestalter.
9) ImPress.
10) Tkpaint.
11) Tgif.
12) Corel Draw 9. [Prop]

SVG editor

WebDraw [Prop]

1) Sodipodi.
2) Dia.
3) Sketch.

SVG viewer

1) Squiggle
2) X-Smiles
3) SVG support in Mozilla

1) Squiggle.
2) X-Smiles.
3) SVG support in Mozilla.
4) SVG support in Konqueror.

Program for text decoration

Wordart, OpenOffice Draw

OpenOffice Draw.

Program for ASCII-drawing

ANSI DRAW, Mazaika

1) CanvASCII.
2) Jave.
3) ANSI Draw.
4) EDASCII.

Converting the graphic files in pseudographics

???

aalib.

Flash playing

Flash Player

1) SWF Macromedia Flash Player.
2) Flash Player. [Prop]
3) Plugin for Netscape/Mozilla (download here or here).

Flash creation

Macromedia Flash

1) DrawSWF.
2) Ming. (Creating flash swf output from programming languages)

3D-graphics

3D Studio MAX, Maya [Prop], Povray, …

1) Blender.
2) Maya. [Prop]
3) KPovModeler.
4) K3Studio.
5) Moonlight.
6) GIG3DGO.
7) Povray.
8) MegaPov.
9) K3D.
10) Wings 3D.
11) Softimage XSI. [Prop]
12) Kludge3d.

The instrument for making the photographic quality scene based of ArchiCAD 3D-models

ArtLantis Render

???

Icon editor

Microangelo

1) Gnome-iconedit.
2) Kiconedit.

Small program for making screenshots

Integrated with system (PrintScreen), Snag it, …

1) Ksnapshot.
2) Xwpick.
3) Xwd, xgrabsc.
4) Motv (xawtv)
5) Streamer (video)
6) Integrated with window manager (various hotkeys)

Drawing structure diagrams of the database

Access

1) Dia.
2) Toolkit for Conceptual Modelling.

Create printed calendars, greeting cards, etc., with clip art collection

Broderbund Print Shop

???

Download pictures from digital camera

Polaroid Drivers

1) Camera Tool (gtkam)
2) Gphoto2.

4.3) Multimedia (video and other)

Video / mpeg4 players

1) BSplayer
2) Zoomplayer
3) Windows Media Player
4) VideoLAN
5) Winamp3
6) Mplayer
7) RealPlayer
8) Xing
9) Simplayer

1) Mplayer. (Frontend: Kplayer).
(LiveCD distribution of Mplayer – MoviX).
2) Xine. (Frontends: Sinek, Totem)
3) VideoLAN.
4) Aviplay.
5) Winamp3.
6) Noatun.
7) KDE Media Player.
8) XMovie.
9) Kaboodle.
10) MpegTV.
11) Avifile.
12) Xmps.
13) Ogg Tarkin. (???)
14) Theora. (???)

Console video / mpeg4 players

QuickView

1) Mplayer.
2) QuickView.

DVD players

PowerDVD, WinDVD, MicroDVD, Windows Media Player, VideoLAN

1) Ogle.
2) Mplayer.
3) Xine.
4) Aviplay.
5) VideoLAN.
6) OMS.

DVD rippers / encoders

Gordian Knot, Mencoder (from Mplayer)

1) Drip.
2) Transcode.
3) Mencoder. (from Mplayer)
4) Ffmpeg.
5) DVD::Rip.

Simple video creation and editing

Windows Movie Maker

1) iMira Editing. [Prop]
2) MainActor. [Prop]
3) Broadcast 2000.
4) Avidemux.

Professional video production enviroment

Adobe Premiere, Media Studio Pro

1) iMira Editing.
2) Cinelerra.
3) MainActor.
4) Broadcast 2000.
5) Lives.
6) CinePaint.
7) Heroine Virtual.

Cutting video

Virtual Dub

1) Avidemux.
2) Kino.

Converting video

Virtual Dub, Mencoder (from Mplayer)

1) Transcode.
2) Mencoder. (from Mplayer)
3) Ffmpeg.

Work with TV-tuner / watch TV

AVerTV, PowerVCR 3.0, CinePlayer DVR, Mplayer, …

1) Tvtime.
2) Kwintv.
3) Xawtv.
4) Zapping.
5) GnomeTV.
6) Mplayer.
7) Xawdecode.

Work with TV-tuner in console

1) Mplayer.
2) fbtv.
3) aatv.

Work with QuickTime format

QuickTime Player

1) QuickTime.
2) Mplayer + Sorenson codec.
3) OpenQuicktime.
4) Xanim.

Creation of 2D and 3D effects

Adobe After Effects

1) Shake. [Proprietary, $129.95]
2) Plugins for Gimp.

Animation

Animation Shop, …

1) CinePaint.
2) Plugins for Gimp.

Landscape / terrain generation

Bryce

Terraform.

World construction

World Construction Set, Animatek
World Builder

???

Framework for developing video applications

???

1) Gstreamer.
2) Live.

5) Office/business.

Office suite

MS Office, StarOffice / OpenOffice, 602Software

1) OpenOffice.
2) StarOffice. [Prop]
3) Koffice.
4) HancomOffice. [Prop]
5) Gnome Office.
6) Applixware Office. [Prop]
7) Siag Office.
8) TeX, LaTeX, …

Office suite

WordPerfect Office 2000

WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux. (No longer available at Corel website. It was Windows version, running under Wine :).

Word processor

Word, StarOffice / OpenOffice Writer, 602Text, Abiword

1) Abiword.
2) TextMaker [Prop]
3) WordPerfect.
4) Ted.
5) StarOffice / OpenOffice Writer.
6) Kword.
7) LyX.
8) Kile (KDE Integrated LaTeX Environment).

Spreadsheets

Excel, StarOffice / OpenOffice Calc, 602Tab

1) Gnumeric.
2) Abacus.
3) StarOffice / OpenOffice Calc.
4) Kspread.

Graphing / charting data

Excel, MicroCall Origin, …

1) Kivio.
2) Dia.
3) KChart.
4) xfig.
5) Gnuplot.
6) GtkGraph.
7) GNU Plotutils.
8) Ploticus.

Creating presentations

MS PowerPoint, StarOffice Presentation, OpenOffice Impress

1) StarOffice Presentation.
2) OpenOffice Impress.
3) Kpresenter.
4) MagicPoint.
5) Kuickshow & gimp :).

Local database

MS Access, InterBase6, OpenOffice + MySQL.

1) KNoda.
2) Gnome DB Manager.
3) OpenOffice + MySQL.
4) InterBase7. [Prop]
5) InterBase6.
6) Berkley DB.
7) Rekall. [Prop]
8) StarOffice Adabase.

Receiving the quotings, news, building graphs and analysing of the financial market.

Omega Research Trade Station 2000

1) The Market Analysis System (MAS)

Software for e-commerce and web business

1) Weblogic [Prop]
2) IBM WebSphere Application Server [Prop]
3) iPlanet
4) osCommerce
5) JOnAS
6) COCOON

1) Weblogic. [Prop]
2) JBoss.
3) IBM WebSphere Application Server. [Prop]
4) osCommerce.
5) JOnAS.
6) COCOON.

Personal finances manager

1) MS Money
2) Quicken
3) Moneydance [Prop]

1) GNUcash.
2) GnoFin.
3) Kmymoney.
4) Grisbi.
5) Moneydance. [Prop]

Project management

MS Project, Project Expert 7

1) Mr Project.
2) Outreach.

Financial accounting package (global)

???

1) Hansa Business Solutions. [Prop]
2) Quickbooks.

Financial accounting package (russian)

“1C: Accounting”

1) Hansa Business Solutions. [Prop]
2) IceB.
3) “Finances without problems”.
4) Ananas.
5) E/AS.
6) 1L: Project.

Financial accounting package (India & Asia)

???

Kalculate. [Prop]

Automation of the enterprise (russian)

“1C: Enterprise”

1) Keeper. [Prop]
2) Oblik. [Prop]
3) IceB.
4) Compiere.

ERP/CRM (english)

???

1) Compiere.
2) Dolibarr.
3) Tutos.

ERP/CRM (russian)

“BOSS-Corporation”

1) NauRP.
2) Compiere.
3) Dolibarr.

Corporate docflow system (russian).

1) “Boss-Referent”
2) Documentum
3) “Delo”
4) Lanit:LanDoc

1) NauDoc.
2) Documentum.
3) “Boss-Referent” (without the client part)

6) Games.

Where to get

Anywhere you want :).

The Linux Game Tome (happypenguin.org) | LinuxGames.com | Kde Games | Linux Game Publishing

The Linux Game List

http://www.icculus.org/lgfaq/gamelist.php

Games for Windows, that can be run under WineX

This is a search form, and this is a full list of games (very big).

Tetris

1) LTris.
2) XWelltris.
3) Emacs + “Meta-X tetris”.
4) Ksirtet.

Standard Windows games

1) Kdegames.
2) Gnome-games.

Mines

1) KMines.
2) Perlmines.
3) Dmines.

Civilization

FreeCiv.

Civilization: Call to Power

Civilization: Call to Power.

Sid Meyer Alpha Centauri

Sid Meyer Alpha Centauri.

Sim City 3000

Sim City 3000.

Command&Conquer

FreeCNC.

Warcraft 2, Starcraft (?)

FreeCraft.

(Win)Digger

1) Digger.
2) XDigger.

Arkanoid, Zball, …

Lbreakout2.

Quake 1, 2, 3

1) Quake 1, 2, 3.
2) QuakeForge.
3) DarkPlaces.

1) Quake 1, 2, 3.
2) QuakeForge.
3) DarkPlaces.

CounterStrike

CounterStrike under WineX.

Urban Terror

Urban Terror.

DOOM

1) jDoom / Doomsday.
2) Zdoom.
3) DOOM Legacy.
4) LxDOOM.
5) PrBoom.
6) EDGE.
7) Vavoom.
8) Original Doom.

1) jDoom / Doomsday.
2) Zdoom.
3) DOOM Legacy.
4) LxDOOM.
5) PrBoom.
6) EDGE.
7) Vavoom.
8) Original Linux Doom (X11/svgalib).

Heretic

1) DOOM Legacy.
2) jHeretic / Doomsday.
3) Vavoom.
4) Original Heretic.

1) DOOM Legacy.
2) Vavoom.
3) Heretic, GL Heretic.

Hexen

1) jHexen / Doomsday.
2) Vavoom.
3) Original Hexen.

1) Hexen/SDL.
2) Vavoom.

Heretic 2

Heretic 2.

Return to Castle Wolfenstein

Return to Castle Wolfenstein. [Prop]

Descent

Descent.

Never Winter Nights

Never Winter Nights.

Unreal Tournament / Unreal Tournament 2003

Unreal Tournament / Unreal Tournament 2003.

Soldier Of Fortune

Soldier Of Fortune.

Tribes 2

Tribes 2.

Blood 1

Qblood.

Worms

Nil.

Lines

1) GtkBalls.
2) gLines.

MS Flight Simulator

FlightGear.

Lemmings

Pingus.

Racing

Need For Speed

1) Tux Racer :).
2) KartlingRace.

Chess

ChessMaster, …

1) Glchess.
2) Xboard.
3) Eboard.

7) Programming and development.

IDE

1) Microsoft VisualStudio .net
2) Emacs, XEmacs
3) Vim + ctags + scripts from vim.sf.net
4) Boa Constructor
5) PythonCard

1) CodeForge.
2) Kdevelop + Qt3 Designer.
3) Eclipse.
4) Glade + Motor or + Xwpe or + any text editor.
5) Emacs, XEmacs.
6) Vim + ctags + scripts from vim.sf.net.
7) Boa Constructor.
8) PythonCard.

Visual C++ IDE

Borland C++ Builder, MS Visual C

1) Anjuta + Glade + Devhelp.
2) KDE Studio Gold. [Prop]
3) Dev-C++.
4) Kylix. [Prop] (Kylix Personal Edition is free).
5) vtkBuilder.
6) foxBuilder.
7) wxDesigner.
8) Arriba. [Prop]
9) Code Crusader. [Prop]
10) CodeWarrior. [Prop]
11) Gbuilder.
12) Source Navigator.
13) TimeStorm. [Prop]
14) Understand for C++. [Prop]
15) SlickEdit. [Prop]
16) Vide.

C++ IDE

Borland Turbo C++ 3.0 for DOS, , Minimalist GNU For Windows (mingw32-gcc.exe)

1) GCC (+ Motor or + Xwpe).
2) LinEdit.
3) Rhide.
4) Wxstudio.
5) Eclipse.

Object Pascal IDE

Delphi

1) Kylix. [Prop] (Kylix Personal Edition is free).
2) Lazarus + FPC.

Pascal

Pascal, BP

1) Freepascal.
2) GNU Pascal (gpc).
3) RShell (in style of Borland Pascal 7.0)

Basic

Basic

1) Hbasic.
2) X-basic.
3) Yabasic.
4) SmallBASIC.

Prolog

VisualProlog, Mercury, SICStus Prolog [Prop]

1) GNU Prolog.
2) Mercury.
3) SWI-Prolog.
4) SICStus Prolog. [Prop]
5) CIAO Prolog.

Assembler

TASM, MASM, NASM

1) NASM. (Intel syntax)
2) FLAT Assembler.
3) gas. (AT&T syntax, part of binutils).

Disassembler, Reverse engineering

SoftIce

The source code is open 🙂
1) ldasm.

Debugger

1) WinDbg
2) Minimalist GNU For Windows (gdb.exe)

gdb. Frontends:
1) ddd.
2) xxgdb, mxgdb.
3) CGDB.
4) Vim scripts.
5) [X]Emacs C-mode.
6) KMD.
7) NANA. (Library)

WYSIWYG html editor

1) Macromedia Dreamweaver
2) MS Frontpage
3) Netscape / Mozilla Composer
4) Openoffice HTML editor

1) Netscape / Mozilla Composer.
2) Openoffice HTML editor.
3) Amaya.
4) GINF (Ginf is not Frontpage)
5) IBM WebSphere Homepage Builder. [Prop]
6) JXHTMLEDIT (Java).
7.) Nvu ( Recent Entry )

Powerful editor for site creating, contains set of samples and can be complemented with every sort and kind of plug-ins

Dreamweaver Ultradev

???

HTML / DHTML editor

HomeSite, Coffeecup

1) Quanta Plus.
2) Bluefish.
3) WebMaker.
4) Screem.
5) Toppage.
6) WebDesigner.
7) ScriptEditor.
8) August.
9) Coffeecup / Linux.
10) FCKeditor.

HTML / DHTML editor

Arachnofilia

Arachnofilia. [Prop]

XML Editor

XML Spy [Prop]

1) XMLMind XML Editor.
2) Vim.
3) Emacs.

Perl/Python/Tcl IDE

???

1) Komodo. [Prop]
2) Perl Dev Kit.

Java IDE

JBuilder, IDEA

Link: Java Tools for Linux.
1) Jbuilder.
2) NetBeans.
3) Eclipse.
4) Sun ONE Studio. [formerly Forte]
5) Vide.

J2EE based application server

???

1) JBoss.

IDE for Oracle Database development

T.O.A.D., SQL Navigator, PL/SQL Developer

Tora.

CASE-facility for UML

ArgoUML, Together ControlCenter [Prop]

1) Umbrello UML Modeller.
2) Dia+Dia2Code.
3) PoceidonCE (community edition).
4) ArgoUML.
5) Together ControlCenter [Prop]

Top-level CASE system

Rational Rose.

Rational Rose. [Prop]

HEX-editor

Hiew

1) Biew.
2) KHexEdit.
3) hexedit (console).
4) GHex.

Clipper compiler and preprocessor

CA-Clipper, The Harbour Project

1) Clip.
2) The Harbour Project.
3) xHarbour.

Platform in dot-net style

M$ .Net

1) Mono.
2) DotGNU/Portable.NET

Work with CVS

WinCVS, TortoiseCVS, cvs for Windows, BitKeeper [Prop]

1) cvs (console).
2) Cervisia (KDE).
3) Lincvs. (Front-end for CVS)
4) BitKeeper. [Prop]
5) SubVersion. (enhanced CVS-like platform + WebDAV -> SCM)

IDE for Interbase/Firebird development

IBExpert

1) IBAccess
2) IBAdmin [prop]
3) IBWebAdmin (apache / php)

Visual Basic

Visual Basic

1) Phoenix.
2) KBasic.
3) HBasic.
4) Mono.

Graphical libraries

1) WinAPI, MFC, VCL (C, C++)
2) Tk (Tcl, C)
3) Tkinter (over Tk for Python, Perl, etc)
4) wxWindows (C++) (over winapi)
5) wxPython (Python) (over wxWindows)
6) GTK+ (link #2) (C, C++)
7) Qt (C++)
8) FLTK (C++)
9) AWT, Swing (Java)
10) Xaw – part of X-server (C)

If toolkit is oriented on C, usually it’s possible to use it from the other languages. There is object bindings for some of them to use them with C++ and other OO-languages. Toolkits, oriented on C++ from the beginning, are impossible to use from C, and quite often – from the other languages.

1) X11/Xext (C) – low level libraries, used by others.
2) Xt – X Toolkit (C) – reference X11 toolkit
3) Xaw – MIT Athena (C) – reference X11 toolkit
4) Xaw3d – MIT Athena 3D (C) – Athena with 3D-view
5) LessTif – opensource analog of Motif 1 (C)
6) OpenMotif (C)
7) Tk (Tcl, C)
8) Tkinter (over Tk for Python, Perl, etc)
9) wxWindows (C++) (over GTK+ – wxGtk or Motif – wxMotif)
10) wxPython (Python) (over wxWindows)
11) Qt (C++)
12) GTK+ (C, C++)
13) PyQt (over Qt for Python)
14) PyGTK (over GTK+ for Python)
15) Gtk::Perl (over GTK+ for Perl)
16) Qt for Perl (over Qt for Perl)
17) GtkAda (over GTK+ for Ada95)
18) FLTK (C++)
19) XView (C)
20) FOX (C++)
21) AWT, Swing (Java)
22) WinAPI and MFC through wine (C)

Source code documentation system

???

1) Doxygen.
2) CWEB.

Memory leak tracing

1) Numega Bounds Checker
2) Rational Purify

1) MallocDebug.
2) Valgrind.
3) Kcachegrind.
4) ElectricFence.
5) dmalloc.
6) ccmalloc.
7) LeakTracer.
8) memprof.
9) BoundsChecker. [prop]
10) mprof.
11) Insure. [prop]
12) dbx. (for Sparc)
13) YAMD.
14) Njamd.
15) Mpatrol.

Application development profiling (tests code performance)

???

1) gProf.
2) JUnit. (Java)

Software projecting

1) Rational Rose
2) Enterprise Architec
3) Visio

???

Game programming

1) DirectX
2) libSDL
3) ClanLib

1) libSDL
2) ClanLib

Everything needed for work with XML Schemas, DTD, XSL/XSLT, SOAP, WSDL (edit, debug, check, etc)

1) Altova XMLSpy Suite

???

Source code -> HTML-document with highlighted syntax

???

1) Webcpp.

Bug Tracking System

???

1) Bugzilla.

Object Request Broker (ORB)

1) ORBIT

1) ORBIT.

Portability

???

1) Autoconf, Automake & Libtool.

Source code indexer and cross-referencer

???

1) GNU GLOBAL.
2) LXR.

Dynamic tracer of system calls

???

1) Syscalltrack.

XML C parser

1) libxml (???)

1) Libxml2.

FoxPro

Visual FoxPro

qwerty

8) Server software.

Web-server

1) Apache
2) IIS
3) Roxen
4) wn
5) cern-httpd
6) dhttpd
7) caudium
8) aolserver
9) Boa

1) Apache.
2) Xitami.
3) Thttp.
4) TUX (Red Hat Content Accelerator).
5) PublicFile.
6) Boa.
7) Caudium.
8) Roxen.
9) Zeus. [Prop]
10) Thy.

FTP-server

Internet Information Server, ServU, War FTP, BulletProof FTP server, FileZilla server, …

1) pure-ftpd.
2) vsftpd.
3) wu-ftpd.
4) proftpd.
5) gl-ftpd.
6) ftp.
7) PublicFile.
8) Teepeedee.

Language for Web-development

PHP

PHP.

Language for Web-development

Perl

Perl.

Language for Web-development

ASP

ASP module for Apache.

Database engine

MS SQL, MySQL

1) Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise. [Prop]
2) PostgreSQL. The most advanced open source database.
3) MySQL. The most popular open source database.
4) mSQL.
5) SAP DB.

Database engine

IBM DB2

IBM DB2. [Prop]

Database engine

Oracle

1) Oracle. [Prop]
2) PostgreSQL.
3) Linter. (cyrillic)

Database engine

Informix [Prop]

Informix. [Prop]

Database engine

Borland Interbase, FireBird

FireBird.

Email server

MDaemon, Hamster

1) Sendmail.
2) Qmail.
3) Postfix.
4) Exim.

Email / PIM / Groupware server

Microsoft Exchange

1) CommuniGate Pro. [Prop]
2) Bynari’s Insight GroupWare Suite. [Prop]
3) Samsung Contact. [Prop]
4) Teamware Office. [Prop]
5) Novell Netmail. [Prop]
6) Amphora. (Zope / Qmail).
7) Tutos. (Apache / PHP / Mysql / Sendmail).
8) Kroupware. The project from the KDE PIM developers, which is being financed by the government of Germany.
9) SuSe Linux Openexchange Server. [Prop]
10) PHPGroupware.
11) SCOoffice Mail Server. [Prop] (SCO – m.d. :).
12) LinuXchangE.
13) OpenOffice.org Groupware Project. (New!)
14) Tiki CMS/Groupware. (Apache / PHP / Mysql).

Mail filter / spam killer

cygwin+Exim port

1) SpamAssassin.
2) Procmail.
3) Mailfilter.
4) Ñyrus-imap.
5) Exim.
6) POPFile.

Mail downloader

MDaemon

Fetchmail.

???

Lotus Domino

Lotus Domino. [Prop]

Server / router on one diskette.

Impossible

As much as you want :).
1) muLinux.
2) Dachstein (firewall / dhcp).
3) Serverdisk (http / ftp).
4) Fli4l.

Proxy server

MS Proxy Server, WinGate

1) Squid.
2) Paco.
3) Privoxy.
4) Wwwoffle.
5) OOPS.

Server for supporting Java Servlets and JSP, can work with Apache

Tomcat

Tomcat.

Advanced server statistics

1) AWStats

1) AWStats. (All web-, ftp-, proxy-, mail-, wap- and streaming-servers).
2) ANALOG. (Web-server).

Cluster of servers

???

1) LVS – The Linux Virtual Server.

Cluster filesystems

1) GFS
2) ADIC

1) GFS.
2) OpenGFS.
3) Lustre. (not SAN compatible?)
4) Matrix Server. [Prop]
5) CXFS.
6) GPFS.
7) Oracle Cluster File System (OCFS).
8) Coda.
9) Intermezzo.
10) Convolo cluster.
11) ADIC.

Web Mail

???

1) IMP.
2) CAMAS. (for Caudium web-server).

9) Scientific and special programs.

Useful links:

Scientific Applications on Linux – many links to both OSS and proprietary applications.

Math system in MathCad style

Mathcad

Gap.

Math system in Matlab style

Matlab

1) Matlab. [FTP]
2) Octave. (+ Gnuplot)
3) Scilab.
4) R.
5) Yorick.
6) rlab.
7) Yacas.
8) Euler.

Math system in Mathematica style

Mathematica

1) Mathematica. [Prop]
2) Maxima.
3) MuPad.
4) NumExp.
5) Mathomatic.

Math system in Maple style

Maple

1) Maple. [Prop]
2) Maxima.
3) MuPad.

Equation / math editor

Mathtype, MS Equation Editor, OpenOffice Math

1) OpenOffice Math.
2) MathMLed.
3) Kformula (Koffice).
4) LyX.
5) Texmacs.

Programs for three-dimensional modeling

SolidWorks, …

ProEngineer Linux. [Prop]

Programs for three-dimensional modeling

CATIA

CATIA. It was designed under Unix, and from version 4 (2000) it was ported under Windows (not too successfully).

Programs for three-dimensional modeling

SolidEdge

SolidEdge (part of more powerful package Unigraphics).

Engineering

ANSYS

ANSYS.

CAD/CAM/CAE

AutoCAD, Microstation, ArchiCAD

1) Varkon.
2) Linuxcad. [Prop, ~100$]
3) Varicad. [Prop]
4) Cycas. [Prop]
5) Tomcad.
6) Thancad.
7) Fandango (alpha-version).
8) Lignumcad.
9) Giram.
10) Jcad.
11) QSCad.
12) FreeEngineer.
13) Ocadis.
14) PythonCAD.
15) OpenCascade.

CAD/CAM/CAE, simplified

AutoCAD Lite

Qcad.

Desktop Publishing Systems

Adobe PageMaker, QuarkXPress

Adobe Framemaker. [Proprietary, cancelled]

Small desktop publishing systems

MS Publisher

1) Scribus – Desktop Publishing for Linux.
2) KWord.

Diagram and chart designer

Microsoft Visio

1) Kivio (Koffice).
2) Dia.
3) KChart.
4) xfig.
5) Tgif + dotty.
6) Tulip.
7) Poseidon for UML. [Prop & free versions]
8) JGraph + JGraphPad. (Java)

Geographic image processing software

Erdas Imagine, ER Mapper, ENVI

ENVI.

GIS (Geographical information system)

ArcView

All projects: FreeGIS Project.
1) Grass.
2) Quantum GIS.
3) PostGIS.
4) FreeGIS.
5) MapQuest.
6) MapBlast.

Interactive Geographic Data Viewer

1) Thuban.

1) Thuban.

Vectorization of bitmaps

MapEdit, Easy Trace

1) Autotrace.

Software CNC, controlling machine tools

OpenCNC [Prop]

EMC.

Advanced text processing system in TeX style

MikTex, emTeX (DOS)

1) TeX.
2) TeTeX / LaTeX
3) LyX (WYSIWYM).
4) Kile.

Convenient, functional and user-friendly TeX-files / dvi-files editor.

WinEdt

1) Kile (KDE Integrated LaTeX Environment).
2) Ktexmaker2.
3) Tk LaTeX Editor.

Statistical Computing Language and Environment

S-PLUS

R.

Statistical analysis

SPSS, Statistica, SalStat

Many links – here.
1) PSPP.
2) OpenStat2.
3) “Probability and Statistics Utilities for Linux users”
4) SalStat.

Econometrics Software

Eviews, Gretl

1) Gretl.

Emulation of the circuit

1) Electronic Workbench
2) Altera MaxPlus+

1) Geda.
2) Oregano.
3) Xcircuit.
4) Gnome Assisted Electronics.
5) SPICE.
6) SPICE OPUS.
7) NG-SPICE.

Program to draw chemical structures

Chemdraw, Isisdraw

Xdrawchem.

Downloader and player for Olympus dictophone

Olympus DSS Player

???

Market analysis

MetaStock

???

Electronics scheme design

1) PCAD
2) OrCad
3) Visio

1) Eagle.
2) Geda.

The oscilloscope emulation

Winoscillo

Xoscope.

Measurement of the temperature and voltages on motherboard

MBMonitor, PCAlert, Speedfan

1) KSensors.
2) KHealthCare (KDE).
3) Gkrellm + plugins + blackbox addons.

S.M.A.R.T-attributes and temperature of the hard disk

Come on CD with mainboard, Active SMART

1) smartctl.
2) Hddtemp-0.3.
3) IDEload-0.2.
4) Smartsuite-2.1.
5) Smartmontools.
6) Ide-smart.
7) Smartsuite.

Memory testing

SiSoft SANDRA

Memtest86.

Program for watching temperatures, fanspeeds, etc

SiSoft SANDRA, SiSoft SAMANTHA

1) Ksensors.
2) Lm_sensors.
3) xsensors.
4) wmsensormon and other applets for AfterStep / WindowMaker / FluxBox.

HDD testing / benchmarking

SiSoft SANDRA, SiSoft SAMANTHA, IOzone

1) hdparm.
2) Bonnie++.
3) IOzone.
4) Dbench.
5) Bonnie.
6) IO Bench.
7) Nhfsstone.
8) SPEC SFS. [Prop]

Video testing / benchmarking

Final Reality

1) X11perf.
2) Viewperf.

Realtime Control

SHA Sybera Hardware Access

DIAPM RTAI – Realtime Application Interface.

Simulator of nets

???

1) NS.

Neural network simulation

???

1) Xnbc.
2) Stuttgart Neural Network Simulator (SNNS).

“Sensor for LCD”

???

1) Sensors-lcd.

Electrocardiogrammas viewer

???

1) ecg2png.

A software technology, that turns x86 computer into a full-function PLC-like process controller

SoftPLC

1) MatPLC.

Catalog of the software for translators

Linux for translators.

Translation memory

1) Trados Translators Workbench
2) Deja Vu
3) Star Transit
4) SDLX
5) OmegaT

1) OmegaT.

Catalog of educational software

1) SchoolForge.
2) Seul / EDU.

Designing and viewing DTDs

NearFar Designer [Prop]

???

Finity Element Analysis

 

1) FELT (Finity Element Analysis)

10) Emulators.

Virtual machine emulator

1) VMWare [Prop]
2) Connectix Virtual PC [Prop]

1) VMWare. [Prop]
2) Win4Lin. [Prop, $89].
3) Bochs.
4) Plex86.
5) User Mode Linux.

Linux emulator

1) CygWin.
2) MKS Toolkit.
3) Bash for Windows.
3) Minimalist GNU For Windows.

1) User Mode Linux.

X Window System (XFree) emulator

XFree under CygWin.

Windows emulator

1) Wine. (GUI: gwine, tkwine)
2) Transgaming WineX. (GUI: tqgui) [NF]
3) Crossover Office.

DOS emulator

1) DOSBox.
2) Dosemu.

Sony PlayStation emulator

ePSXe, …

1) ePSXe.
2) Pcsx.

ZX Spectrum emulator

X128, Speccyal, SpecX, SpecEmu, UnrealSpeccy, …

1) Xzx.
2) Glukalka.
3) Fuse.
4) ZXSP-X.
5) FBZX.
6) SpectEmu.

Arcade machines emulator

???

1) MAME.
2) Xmame / Xmess.
3) Advancemame.
Frontends:
advancemenu. ckmame. flynn. gmame. gnomame. grok. grustibus. gxmame. it. it’s quit. fancy. kmamerun. kmamu. qmamecat. startxmame. setcleaner. tkmame.

ST emulator

1) Steem.

1) StonX.
2) Steem.

C64 emulator

???

1) Vice.
2) Frodo.

Amiga emulator

???

1) UAE.
2) WinUAE.

Mac 68k emulator

???

1) Basilisk II.

Game boy emulator

1) Visual Boy Advance

1) Visual Boy Advance.
2) VGBA. (GUI: vgb-gui)

Atari 2600 Video Computer System emulator

1) Stella

1) Stella.
2) Saint.

NES / SNES emulator

1) Zsnes.
2) Snes9x.

1) Zsnes.
2) Snes9x.
3) FWNes.
4) GTuxNes.

M680x0 Arcade emulator

1) Rainemu.

1) Rainemu.

Multi / other emulators

???

1) M.E.S.S.
2) Zinc.

11) Other / Humour 🙂

Space simulator

1) Openuniverse.
2) Celestia.
3) Zetadeck.

1) Openuniverse.
2) Celestia.
3) Kstars.
4) Zetadeck.

TV driver

RivaTV.

System, running from CD without installing (Live CD)

1) Windows PE.
2) PE Builder.

1) Knoppix.
2) Cool Linux.
3) Blin.
4) DemoLinux.
5) DyneBolic.
6) Gentoo (live CD).
7) Lonix.
8) Virtual Linux.
9) Bootable Business Card (LNX-BBC).
10) ByzantineOS.
11) FreeLoader Linux.
12) MoviX.
13) Freeduc CD.
14) SuSE live-eval CD.
15) Freedom Linux.
16) Eagle Linux.
17) Kurumin (Brazilian Portuguese only)

Boot rescue/tools diskette

Windows system diskette

1) Linux system diskette.
2) Tomsrtbt.
3) BanShee Linux.
4) RIP.

Creation of LiveCD for system recovery

???

1) Make CD-ROM Recovery.

File systems

FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, FS for Longhorn

Ext2, Ext3, ReiserFS, XFS, …

Local file systems mount

ext2fs (driver), explore2fs (program) – ext2/3 under Windows

Linux-NTFS. (driver for NTFS partitions mounting)

Installing software and uninstalling

InstallShield, WISE, GhostInstaller, Microsoft Installer – the analog of rpm

1) Rpm.
2) Urpmi.
3) GnoRpm.
4) Nautilus RPM.
5) Apt-get & frontends (synaptic, aptitude, …).
6) Apt-rpm. (for RedHat, SuSE, ALT Linux, etc)
7) yum (Yellowdog Updater Modified)
8) yum enhanced by ASPLinux.
9) Gentoo Portage

Installing software from source and uninstalling

Minimalist GNU For Windows

1) make install, make uninstall
2) CheckInstall.
3) Sinstall.
4) Emerge (Gentoo).
5) Apt-get & frontends (synaptic, aptitude, …).

System update

Windows Update

1) Ximian Red Carpet.
2) Red Hat Network.
3) MandrakeOnline.
4) SuSE YaST Online Update.
5) Caldera Volution Online.
6) Apt.
7) Gentoo ebuilds (portage).
8) Debian GNU/Linux package search.
9) Yum.

Certification

MCSD, MCT, MCSE

1) Red Hat Certification.
2) Sair Linux and GNU Certification.
3) Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC).
4) Linux+.
5) Prometric.
6) VUE.

Icons on desktop

Explorer

1) Desktop File Manager.
2) Idesk.

Work with screensavers

Desktop properties

1) xset.
2) xlockmore.
3) xscreensaver.
4) kscreensaver.

Place for keeping “removed” files

Trash

1) Trash Can.
2) Libtrash.

Checking the hard disk

Scandisk

fsck -check or reiserfsck -check.
Not needed with journaled file systems (reiserfs, ext3, jfs, xfs).

Defragmentation

defrag

Not needed.

GUI of the system

Windows Explorer

Kde, Gnome, IceWM, Windowmaker, Blackbox, Fluxbox, …

Windows XP GUI

Windows XP

XPde.

Multiple workspaces

Yes!!! :).

Fast users / desktop switching

Windows XP feature for non- networked computers

1) Ctrl+Alt+F1, login as new user at command-line interface, start GUI by entering command startx – – :1. Switch between screens using Ctrl+Alt+F7 or F8 depending on user.
2) Command “gdmflexiserver -n”.
3) Built-in in KDE 3.1.

Flavors of the system

9x, NT, XP

RedHat, Mandrake, Knoppix, Debian, SuSE, ALT, ASP, Gentoo, Slackware, Linux From Scratch, …

Tactics

FUD (fear, uncertainty, doubt)

Open Source!
“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win”.

Source code of the kernel freely available

No

Of course 🙂

Command line and scripting

1) command.com :).
2) cmd.exe
3) Windows Scripting Host
4) 4DOS / 4NT
5) Minimalist GNU For Windows
6) Unix tools for Windows (AT&T)
7) KiXtart
8) ScriptLogic [Prop]

1) Bash.
2) Csh.
3) Zsh.
4) Ash.
5) Tcsh.

Free of charge operating system

Microsoft Windows. (Imagine yourself that in Russia there are 95% of users having a pirate copy of Windows :).

GNU/Linux – the Free operating system!!

Nimda

Slapper.

Wincih, klez, etc

No analogs

Backdoors and hidden keys

Decide it yourself :).

Easter eggs, undocumented possibilities

Logo with Windows developers, Doom in Excel 95, 3D-racing in Excel 2000, etc, etc…

The magazines

Windows Magazine

1) LINUXforYou

Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD)

1) Kernel panic.
2) Screensaver “bsod” :).

Whom it is necessary to curse for bugs and defects of the system

M$, Bill Gates personally

1) Developers of the distribution.
2) All the Linux people and Linus Torvalds personally :).
3) Yourself and your own /dev/hands :)).

M$.com

GNU.org, FSF.org

Windows.com

Linux.org

Bill Gates, “Road ahead”

Linus Torvalds, “Just for fun” :).

Bill Gates, “Business @ the speed of thought”

Richard M. Stallman, “The right to read”.
The book: “Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman”

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program, executed task
Windows
GNU/Linux
1) Networking.
Web browser
Internet Explorer, Netscape / Mozilla, Opera [Prop], Firebird, …
1) Netscape / Mozilla.
2) Galeon.
3) Konqueror.
4) Opera. [Prop]
5) Firebird.
6) Nautilus.
7) Epiphany.
8) Links. (with “-g” key).
9) Dillo. (Russian language patches – here).
10) Encompass.
Console web browser
1) Links
2) Lynx
3) Xemacs + w3.
1) Links.
2) ELinks.
3) Lynx.
4) w3m.
5) Xemacs + w3.
Email client
Outlook Express, Netscape / Mozilla , The Bat, Eudora, Becky, Datula, Sylpheed / Sylpheed-claws, Opera
1) Evolution.
2) Netscape / Mozilla messenger.
3) Sylpheed / Sylpheed-claws.
4) Kmail.
5) Gnus.
6) Balsa.
7) Bynari Insight GroupWare Suite. [Prop]
8) Arrow.
9) Gnumail.
10) Althea.
11) Liamail.
12) Aethera.
13) MailWarrior.
14) Opera.
Email client / PIM in MS Outlook style
Outlook
1) Evolution.
2) Bynari Insight GroupWare Suite. [Prop]
3) Aethera.
4) Sylpheed.
5) Sylpheed-claws.
Email client in The Bat style
The Bat
1) Sylpheed.
2) Sylpheed-claws.
3) Kmail.
4) Gnus.
5) Balsa.
Console email client
Mutt [de], Pine, Pegasus, Emacs
1) Pine. [NF]
2) Mutt.
3) Gnus.
4) Elm.
5) Emacs.
News reader
1) Agent [Prop]
2) Free Agent
3) Xnews
4) Outlook
5) Netscape / Mozilla
6) Opera [Prop]
7) Sylpheed / Sylpheed-claws
8) Dialog
9) Gravity
10) BNR2
1) Knode.
2) Pan.
3) NewsReader.
4) Netscape / Mozilla.
5) Opera [Prop]
6) Sylpheed / Sylpheed-claws.
Console:
7) Pine. [NF]
8) Mutt.
9) Gnus.
10) tin.
11) slrn.
12) Xemacs.
13) BNR2.
Address book
Outlook
1) Rubrica
Files downloading
Flashget, Go!zilla, Reget, Getright, DAP, Wget, WackGet, Mass Downloader, …
1) Downloader for X.
2) Caitoo (former Kget).
3) Prozilla.
4) Wget (console, standard).
5) GUI for Wget: Kmago, Gnome Transfer Manager, QTget, Xget, …
6) Aria.
7) Axel.
8) Download Accelerator Plus.
9) GetLeft.
10) Lftp.
Sites downloading
Teleport Pro, Httrack, Wget, …
1) Httrack.
2) WWW Offline Explorer.
3) Wget (console, standard). GUI: Kmago, QTget, Xget, …
4) Downloader for X.
5) Pavuk.
6) XSiteCopy.
7) GetLeft.
8) Curl (console).
9) Khttrack.
FTP-clients
Bullet Proof FTP, CuteFTP, WSFTP, SmartFTP, FileZilla, …
1) Gftp.
2) Konqueror.
3) KBear.
4) IglooFTP. [Prop]
5) Nftp.
6) Wxftp.
7) AxyFTP.
8) mc. (cd ftp://…)
9) tkFTP.
10) Yafc.
11) Dpsftp. (dead project)
Console FTP-clients
FTP in Far, ftp.exe, Ncftp
1) Ncftp.
2) Lftp.
3) Avfs. (From any program: /#ftp:…)
IRC-clients
Mirc, Klient, VIRC, Xircon, Pirch, XChat
1) Xchat.
2) KVirc.
3) Irssi.
4) BitchX.
5) Ksirc.
6) Epic.
7) Sirc.
8) PJIRC.
Local network chat clients without server
1) QuickChat
2) Akeni
3) PonyChat
4) iChat
1) talk (console), ktalk.
2) Akeni.
3) Echat.
4) write, wall (chat between users of one machine)
Local messaging with Windows machines
WinPopUp
smbclient (console). GUI:
1) LinPopUp 2.
2) Kpopup.
3) Kopete.
Instant Messaging clients
ICQ Lite, ICQ Corp, MSN, AIM, Yahoo, …
Trillian ICQ (freeware, can replace all common IM clients), Miranda, Gaim
1) Licq (ICQ).
2) Centericq (Nearly all IM protocols, console).
3) Alicq (ICQ).
4) Micq (ICQ).
5) GnomeICU (ICQ).
6) Gaim. (Nearly all IM protocols)
7) Ayttm. (Nearly all IM protocols)
8) Kopete.
9) Everybuddy.
10) Simple Instant Messenger.
11) Imici Messenger.
12) Ickle (ICQ).
13) aMSN (MSN).
14) Kmerlin (MSN).
15) Kicq (ICQ).
16) YSM. (ICQ, console).
17) kxicq.
18) Yahoo Messenger for Unix.
19) Kmess (MSN).
20) AIM.
21) MSNre. (console)
Jabber IM clients
JAJC, Tkabber (+activestate tcl), Psi, Exodus, WinJab, myJabber, RhymBox, Rival, Skabber, TipicIM, Vista, Yabber, Miranda, Gaim, Akeni Messenger Jabber Edition
1) Tkabber.
2) Gabber.
3) Psi.
4) Gaim.
5) Centericq (console).
6) Ayttm.
7) Akeni Messenger Jabber Edition.
Monitoring sites and mailboxes, displaying news headlines or full articles
WatzNew
1) Web Secretary.
2) Knewsticker & korn.
3) Mozilla (???).
4) watch -n seconds lynx -dump
Video/audio conference
NetMeeting
1) GnomeMeeting.
2) vat/vic/wb.
3) rat/wbd/nte.
4) NeVoT.
5) IVS.
Voice communication
Speak Freely
1) Speak Freely for Unix.
2) TeamSpeak.
Firewall (packet filtering)
BlackICE, ATGuard, ZoneAlarm, Agnitum Outpost Firewall, WinRoute Pro, Norton Internet Security, Sygate Personal Firewall PRO, Kerio Personal Firewall, …
iptables or more outdated ipchains (console, standard). Front ends:
1) Kmyfirewall.
2) Easy Firewall Generator.
3) Firewall Builder.
4) Shorewall.
5) Guarddog.
6) FireStarter.
7) Smoothwall. [Prop]
8) IPCop.
9) Zorp.
IDS (Intrusion Detection System)
1) BlackICE
2) Agnitum Outpost Firewall
3) Tripwire [prop]
4) Kerio Personal Firewall
1) Snort.
2) Portsentry / Hostsentry / Logsentry.
3) Tripwire [GPL].
4) Tripwall.
5) AIDE.
6) ViperDB.
7) Integrit.
8) Cerberus Intrusion Detection System.
9) MIDAS NMS.
Port scanning detection
???
1) Pkdump.
Making the system more securely
???
1) Bastille.
2) Linux Security Auditing Tool.
Visual route
VisualRoute [Prop]
1) Xtraceroute.
2) VisualRoute. [Prop]
3) Mtr.
4) Geotrace.
Content (ad / popup) filtering
Proxomitron, ATGuard, Agnitum Outpost Firewall, Privoxy, MS ISA server, Guidescope, …
1) DansGuardian.
2) Squid.
3) Squidguard.
4) Privoxy.
5) JunkBuster.
6) Zorp.
7) Fork.
8) Redirector.
Traffic control / shaping
WinRoute Pro, …
1) IP Relay.
2) CBQ (from iproute2 package).
3) tc (from iproute2 package).
4) LARTC.
Traffic accounting
Netstat, Tmeter, …
1) Tcp4me.
2) Getstatd.
3) Ipacct.
4) Ipac-ng.
5) Ipaudit.
6) Lanbilling.
7) SARG (full Squid traffic).
8) Talinux.
9) NetUP UserTrafManager.
10) MRTG.
11) NetTop.
Peer-to-peer clients / servers, file sharing (p2p)
Morpheus (Gnutella), WinMX, Napster, KaZaA (Fasttrack), eDonkey [Prop], eMule, TheCircle, Bittorrent, SoulSeek, Direct Connect
1) Mldonkey. (eDonkey, Soulseek, Fasttrack, Gnutella, Open Napster, Direct Connect, BitTorrent)
2) LimeWire. (Gnutella)
3) Lopster. (OpenNAP)
4) Gnapster. (OpenNAP)
5) eDonkey. (eDonkey) [Prop]
6) cDonkey. (eDonkey)
7) Gift client / server / fasttrack plugin (Fasttrack)
8) ed2k_gui.
9) Gtk-Gnutella. (Gnutella)
10) Qtella. (Gnutella)
11) Mutella. (Gnutella, console)
12) TheCircle.
13) Freenet. (fully anonymous p2p)
14) GNUnet.
15) Lmule. (eDonkey)
16) Xmule. (eDonkey)
17) Bittorrent.
18) PySoulSeek (Soulseek).
19) Loophole. (WinMX) [Prop]
20) Direct Connect.
21) QuickDC. (Direct Connect).
22) OverNet.
23) Apollon.
24) GrapeWine. (fully anonymous p2p)
25) Snark. (Bittorrent)
“Hotline” p2p protocol clients / servers
???
Clients:
1) Gtkhx.
2) Fidelio.
3) GHX. [Prop]
Servers:
1) Synapse.
2) HSX.
Program for working with sound modem with many functions – from answerback and AON to fax device
Venta Fax, PrimaFax
1) Gfax. (???)
2) PrimaFax. [Prop, 99$]
3) mgetty + voice + sendfax.
4) vgetty.
Work with faxes
WinFax
1) HylaFax.
2) Fax2Send. [Prop]
3) Efax.
4) VSI-FAX. [Prop]
Dialup
Vdialer, etc
1) Kppp.
2) X-isp.
3) wvdial. (Front ends: X-wvdial, kvdial, gtkdial).
4) Gppp.
5) Kinternet.
6) Rp3.
7) pppconfig + pon + poff.
8) Modem Lights.
9) Netcount. (console)
FTN editor
Golded
1) Golded.
2) Golded+.
3) Msged.
4) Qded.
FTN tosser
FastEcho, hpt
1) hpt.
2) CrashEcho.
3) Qecho.
4) CrashMail II.
5) Fidogate – gate to news.
6) ifmail – gate to news.
FTN mailer
SF-Mail, T-Mail
1) ifcico.
2) qico.
3) Bforce.
4) Binkd.
Remote management
1) VNC, Virtual Network Computing
2) Remote Administrator (Radmin) [Prop]
3) Remote Assistance [Prop]
4) Symantec pcAnywhere [Prop]
5) Windows Terminal Server [Prop]
6) Rdesktop [Prop]
7) Radmin [Prop]
8) PC-Duo [Prop]
9) Huey PC Remote Control (only for NT) [Prop]
10) Timbuktu Pro [Prop]
11) LapLink [Prop]
12) GoToMyPC [Prop]
13) Bo2k and other trojans
1) VNC, Virtual Network Computing.
2) ssh.
3) Remote management is built-in in XFree86.
4) Remote management is built-in in KDE 3.1. (“desktop sharing”).
5) Rdesktop Client.
6) rsh / rlogin.
7) telnet.
8) Gtelnet.
9) x0rfbserver.
10) KDE Universal Remote Desktop.
Transmission of the files on modem
HyperTerminal, Terminate, etc
1) Minicom + lrzcz + Kermit.
2) Msterm.
3) Xtel.
4) uucp.
5) lrzsz + cu from uucp.
Work with ssh
Putty, Irlex, cygwin + ssh
1) Kssh.
2) ssh / openssh.
3) GTelnet. (Telnet, SSH, Rlogin)
Network monitoring tool
Dumeter, Netmedic
1) Gkrellm.
2) Big Brother.
3) Etherape.
4) Nagios.
5) Tkined.
6) MRTG.
7) Rrdtool.
8) PIKT.
9) Autostatus.
10) bcnu.
11) mon.
12) Sysmon.
13) Spong.
14) SNIPS.
15) iptraf (console).
16) Ksysguard.
17) OpenNMS.
18) tcpdump.
Network maintance tool
HP OpenView, MS SMS, Tivoli
1) HP OpenView agents. [Prop]
2) Big Brother.
3) Cheops.
4) Tkined.
5) OpenNMS.
Protocols analysing, sniffing
Sniffer Pro, EtherPeek (TokenPeek, AiroPeek), Windump, Ethereal, MS Network Monitor, Iris, Lan Explorer, NetSniffer, Snort, …
1) Ethereal.
2) Tcpdump.
3) Etherape.
4) Ntop.
5) ipxdump. (+ipxparse for parsing)
6) Snort.
Security scanner
ShadowScan, ISS, Retina, Internet Scanner
1) Nessus.
2) Nmap.
Routing
MS RRAS
1) iproute2 + iptables.
2) GateD. [Prop]
3) GNU Zebra.
Utilites and libraries for Ethernet/IP testing
lcrzo
lcrzo
IP-telephony
Buddyphone [Prop], Cisco SoftPhone
1) GNU Bayonne.
2) Openh323.
3) OpenPhone.
4) tkPhone.
5) NauPhone.
Sharing data/files
Windows shares
1) NFS.
2) Samba.
3) Samba-TNG.
4) FTP.
???
Windows Domain, Active Directory
1) Samba.
2) Ldap.
3) yp.
Viewing Windows-network
Network neighborhood
1) Samba.
2) KDE Lan Browser, lisa
3) LinNeighborhood.
4) xSMBrowser.
5) Komba2.
6) Konqueror.
ADSL
1) RASPPPOE
1) rp-pppoe.
2) Pptp client.
Distributed computing
All projects.
1) United Devices.
2) Seti @ Home.
3) Folding @ Home.
4) Genome @ Home.
All projects.
1) Distributed.net.
2) Seti @ Home.
3) Folding @ Home.
4) Genome @ Home.
5) D2ol.
* Some versions for Linux run only in console mode.
IPSEC protocol

FreeSWAN.
VRML viewer and editor
???
1) White Dune.
Work with Ebay
???
1) Bidwatcher.
2) Work with files.
File manager in FAR and NC style
FAR, Norton Commander, Disco Commander, Volcov Commander, etc
1) Midnight Commander.
2) X Northern Captain.
3) Deco (Demos Commander).
4) Portos Commander.
5) Konqueror in MC style.
6) Gentoo.
7) VFU.
8) Ytree.
File manager in Windows Commander style
Total Commander (former Windows Commander)
1) Krusader.
2) Kcommander.
3) FileRunner (TCL/TK).
4) Linux Commander.
5) LinCommander.
6) Rox, Rox-Filer.
7) Emelfm.
8) Midnight Commander.
9) Worker.
File manager in Windows style
Windows Explorer / Internet Explorer
1) Konqueror.
2) Gnome-Commander.
3) Nautilus.
4) Endeavour Mark II.
5) XWC.
Visual Shell
???
1) vshnu: the New Visual Shell.
Quick viewing of local HTML documents
1) Internet Explorer
2) Microsoft Document Explorer
1) Dillo. (Russian language patches – here).
2) Konqueror.
3) Nautilus.
4) Lynx / Links.
Viewing all operations with files
Filemon
Filemon.
Work with UDF
Roxio (former Adaptec) UDF Reader, Roxio Direct CD
Linux-UDF.
Work with multi session CD + recovering information from faulty multi session disks
IsoBuster
CDFS.
Work with compressed files
1) WinZip
2) WinRar
3) 7-Zip
4) WinACE
5) UltimateZip
1) Ark (kdeutils).
2) Gnozip.
3) KArchiveur.
4) Gnochive.
5) FileRoller.
6) Unace.
7) LinZip.
8) TkZip.
Console archivers
arj, rar, zip, tar, gzip, bzip2, lha…
1) tar, gzip, bzip2.
2) Unarc.
3) Lha. (on Japanese)
4) Infozip.
5) Arj.
6) Avfs. (The support of any archive from any program – file.zip#/…).
7) Zoo.
8) RAR.
9) CAB Extract.
Program for files and directories comparison
1) Beyond Compare.
2) Araxis Merge.
3) WinMerge
4) Minimalist GNU For Windows (diff.exe)
5) Unison
1) Mgdiff.
2) diff, patch.
3) Xemacs.
4) Xdelta. (make patches for binary files)
5) Meld.
6) Xxdiff.
7) Unison.
Batch file renaming
Plugins to TotalCommander, …
1) GPRename. (Perl-based)
2) Plugins for MC (???)
3) Desktop / System software.
Text editor
Notepad, WordPad, TextPad, Vim, Xemacs, …
1) Kedit (KDE).
2) Gedit (Gnome).
3) Gnotepad.
4) Kate (KDE).
5) KWrite (KDE).
6) Nedit.
7) Vim.
8) Xemacs.
9) Xcoral.
10) Nvi.
11) Ozeditor.
Console text editor
1) Vim
2) Emacs
3) Editor from FAR, editor from DN, …
1) Vim.
2) Emacs.
3) Nano. (It’s a free implementation of pico)
4) joe.
5) Fte.
6) Jed.
7) CoolEdit.
Multi-purpose text and source code editor
SciTE, UltraEdit, MultiEdit, Vim, Xemacs, …
1) Kate (KDE).
2) Nedit.
3) CodeCommander.
4) SciTE.
5) Quanta Plus.
6) Vim.
7) Xemacs.
8) Mcedit (comes with mc).
9) Jed.
10) Setedit. (Turbo Vision looking style)
11) HT editor.
Text editor with cyrillic encodings support
Bred, Rpad32, Aditor, Vim, Xemacs
1) Kate (KDE).
2) Nedit.
3) Fte (console).
4) Patched version of Midnight Commander.
5) Vim.
6) Xemacs.
Viewing PostScript
1) RoPS
2) GhostView
1) GhostView.
2) Kghostview.
3) GV.
4) GGV.
Viewing PDF
1) Adobe Acrobat Distiller
2) GhostView
1) Acrobat Reader. [Prop]
2) Xpdf.
3) GV.
4) GGV.
5) GhostView.
6) Kghostview.
Creating PDF
1) Adobe Acrobat Distiller
2) GhostView
3) Ghostscript
1) Any Linux WYSIWYG program -> print to file -> ps2pdf. (Here’s an article about this).
2) Adobe Acrobat Distiller. [Prop]
3) PStill. [Shareware]
4) PDFLatex.
5) Xfig.
6) Ghostscript.
7) Tex2Pdf.
8) Reportlab.
9) GV.
10) GGV.
11) GhostView.
12) Kghostview.
13) Panda PDF Generator.
Crypto
PGP, GnuPG + Windows Privacy Tools
1) GnuPG (console) + GPA, KGpg, and other frontends.
2) PGP. [Prop]
Disc volume encryption
EFS (standard), PGP-Disk, BestCrypt, Private Disk Light
1) Loop-aes.
2) CFS.
3) TCFS.
4) BestCrypt.
5) CryptFS.
Task scheduler
mstask, nnCron
cron, at (standard, console). GUI: Kcron.
Outlook scheduler
Outlook scheduler
1) KOrganizer.
Virtual CD
VirtualDrive, VirtualCD, Daemon Tools, …
1) Virtual CD Kernel Modul.
2) “cp /dev/cdrom mycd.iso” + “mount -o loop mycd.iso /mnt/cdrom/”.
Text recognition (OCR)
Recognita, FineReader
1) ClaraOcr.
2) Gocr.
3) Kooka.
Translators (cyrillic)
Promt, Socrat
Ksocrat (???)
Eng-rus dictionaries (cyrillic)
1) ABBYY Lingvo
2) Socrat
3) JaLingvo
4) phpMyLingvo
1) Mueller.
2) Ksocrat.
3) JaLingvo.
4) phpMyLingvo.
5) dict+Kdict.
6) DictX.
7) Groan.
8) Mova.
9) Slowo.
10) Stardict.
Work with scanner
Programs on CD with scanner, VueScan
1) Xsane.
2) Kooka.
3) Xvscan. [Prop]
4) VueScan. [Prop]
Antivirus
AVG AntiVirus, NAV, Dr. Web, TrendMicro, F-Prot, Kaspersky, …
1) Dr. Web. [Prop]
2) Trend ServerProtect. [Prop]
3) RAV Antivirus. [Prop] (Bought by Microsoft?)
4) OpenAntivirus + AMaViS / VirusHammer.
5) F-Prot. [Prop]
6) Sophie / Trophie.
7) Clam Antivirus.
8) Kaspersky. [Prop]
9) YAVR.
System configuration
Control Panel, Msconfig, RegEdit, WinBoost, TweakXP, Customizer XP, X-Setup, PowerToys, Config NT, …
1) setup (Red Hat).
2) chkconfig (Red Hat).
3) redhat-config-<feature>. (Red Hat 8.0).
4) xf86config, xf86cfg.
5) Linuxconf.
6) Drakeconf.
7) Webmin.
8) yast and yast2 (SuSE).
9) sysinstall (FreeBSD).
10) /dev/hands :).
Boot managers
System Commander, PowerQuest Boot Magic, GAG, …
1) Grub.
2) Lilo.
3) ASPLoader.
4) Acronis OS Selector [Prop].
5) Ranish Partition Manager.
6) osbs.
7) Symon.
8) Smart Boot Manager.
9) Xosl.
10) GAG.
Hard disk partitions manager
1) PowerQuest Partition Magic [Prop]
2) Acronis PartitionExpert [Prop]
3) Paragon Partition Manager [Prop]
4) Partition Commander [Prop]
1) PartGUI. (GUI for partimage and parted)
2) GNU Parted. (GUI – QTParted).
3) Partition Image.
4) fips.
5) Diskdrake (Mandrake).
6) Paragon Partition Manager [Prop].
7) Acronis PartitionExpert [Prop]. (review)
LVM + soft-RAID + parted + …

EVMS.
Backup software
ntbackup (standard), Legato Networker [Prop]
1) Legato Networker. [Prop]
2) Lonetar. [Prop]
3) Disk Archive.
4) Bacula.
5) Taper.
6) dump / restore. (console, standard)
7) Amanda (console).
8) Mondo Rescue. (backups that boot and auto restore themselves to disk)
Making images of disk partitions
1) DriveImage
2) Ghostpe
1) PartitionImage (GUI – PartGUI).
2) dd (console, standard).
3) Mondo Rescue.
Machine mirroring over network
1) ImageCast
2) Norton Ghost
1) UDP Cast.
2) Techteam’s UDP Cast Disks.
3) Ghost for Unix (g4u).
Task manager
TaskMan (standard), TaskInfo, ProcessExplorer NT.
1) top (console, standard).
2) Gtop, Ktop.
3) Ksysguard.
4) “ps aux|more”, “kill <pid>”
Automatic switch between English and Russian when you type
Punto Switcher, Keyboard Ninja, Snoop
No analogs :(.
Mouse gestures
Sensiva
1) Kgesture.
2) wayV.
3) Optimoz.
TV program
???
Home Portal.
Text to speech
MS text to speech
1) KDE Voice Plugins.
2) Festival.
3) Emacspeak.
4) VoiceText.
Speech recognition
ViaVoice, DragonNaturally Speaking
Yes, there are no usable speech recognition packages. But:
1) Sphinx.
2) ViaVoice. (almost dead…)
Stream text processing
1) Minimalist GNU For Windows (sed.exe)
2) perl
1) sed, awk.
2) perl.
PIM / DB / hierarchical notebook with tree view
TreePad [Prop], Leo, CueCards
1) TreePad Lite. [Prop]
2) Yank.
3) TreeLine.
4) Gjots.
5) Leo.
6) Hnb – hierarchical notebook.
7) TuxCards.
Program for quick switching between resolutions and frequencies
Integrated with system, comes on CD with video card
1) Multires.
2) Ctrl+Alt+”-“, Ctrl+Alt+”+”.
3) Fbset. (when using framebuffer)
Search and replace text in files
1) Integrated with system
2) Indexing service
3) HTMLChanger
4) Any file manager
1) find (console, standard).
2) slocate (console, standard).
GUI:
1) Gsearchtool.
2) Kfind.
3) Any file manager
Local search engine with SGBD for indexing
1) Indexing service (???)
2) mnoGoSearch. [prop for Windows]
1) mnoGoSearch.
2) ASPSeek.
System monitoring
System monitor (built-in)
1) top (console, standard).
2) Gkrellm.
3) Ksysguard.
4) Survivor.
5) “Hot-babe”. (If you can be shocked by nudity, don’t use it :).
Program for logs viewing
Event Viewer (built-in)
1) Xlogmaster.
2) Analog.
3) Fwlogview. (firewall)
Data Recovery Tools
R-Studio (supports Linux partitions)
1) e2undel.
2) myrescue.
3) TestDisk.
4) unrm.
5) Channel 16.
Text files encoder with automatic detection of character set
???
1) Enca.
2) Jconv.
3) Xcode. (cyrillic)
4) Asrecod. (cyrillic)
Alarm clock
MindIt!
1) KAlarm.
Work with Palm
Palm Desktop
1) Kpilot.
2) Jpilot.
Allows to carry on Palm .html files
iSilo
1) iSilo.
2) Plucker.
Low-level optimization
(chipset, pci-bus)
Powertweak
1) Powertweak-Linux.
Bible
On-Line Bible, The SWORD
1) BibleTime (KDE)
2) Gnomesword (Gnome)
Convenient mouse scrolling
Mouse Imp
???
Automatic change of desktop background
???
1) Background Buddy.
Convenient switching of the keyboard language
???
1) GSwitchIt.
Windows registry editor
RegEdit
Kregedit :).
4.1) Multimedia (audio / CD).
Useful links:

Linux MIDI & Sound Applications – many links and resources.
Sound Software – lots of it.
Music / mp3 / ogg players
1) Winamp
2) Zinf
3) SnackAmp
4) Soritong
5) Apollo
6) K-jofol 2000
7) Sonique
8) C-4
9) Media Box Audio / Video Workstation 5
10) Blaze Media Pro
11) NEX 3
12) Real Jukebox
13) Windows Media Player
1) XMMS (X multimedia system).
2) Noatun.
3) Zinf. (former Freeamp)
4) Winamp.
5) Xamp.
6) GQmpeg.
7) SnackAmp.
8) Mplayer. (Frontend: Kplayer).
9) Xine. (Frontends: Sinek, Totem)
Console music / mp3 / ogg players
mpg123, dosamp, Mplayer
1) Cplayer.
2) mpg123.
3) ogg123.
4) mpg321.
5) Orpheus.
6) Mp3blaster.
7) Madplay.
8) Console utils for xmms.
9) Mplayer.
Programs for CD burning with GUI
Nero, Roxio Easy CD Creator, …
1) K3b. (KDE)
2) XCDRoast.
3) KOnCd.
4) Eclipt Roaster.
5) Gnome Toaster.
6) CD Bake Oven.
7) KreateCD.
8) SimpleCDR-X.
9) GCombust.
10) WebCDWriter. (CD burn server, usable from any remote browser with Java support)
11) CDR Toaster.
12) Arson.
13) CD-Me (Creation of audio-CD).
CD player
CD player, Winamp, Windows Media Player, …
1) KsCD.
2) Gtcd (Gnome) + tcd (console).
3) Orpheus. (console)
4) Sadp.
5) WorkMan.
6) Xmcd.
7) Grip.
8) XPlayCD.
9) ccd / cccd. (console)
10) cdp. (console)
11) BeboCD.
Slowing the rotation of CD
Slowcd, Cdslow
1) mount -o speed=<speed>
2) hdparm -E <speed>
3) eject -x <speed>
4) cdspeed.
CD ripping / grabbing
1) Cdex
2) MusicMatch
3) Streambox Ripper
4) Audiocatalyst
5) WinDac
6) Audiograbber
7) Media Box Audio / Video Workstation
8) CD-Copy
9) Blaze Media Pro
10) Real Jukebox
11) Windows Media Player
12) Nero
13) VirtualDrive
14) VirtualCD
15) Audacity
1) Grip.
2) Audacity.
3) RipperX.
4) tkcOggRipper.
5) A Better CD Encoder.
6) cdda2wav.
7) Gnome Toaster.
8) Cdparanoia.
9) Cd2mp3.
10) Dagrab.
11) SimpleCDR-X.
12) RatRip.
13) AutoRip.
14) Sound Juicer.
Tracker music player
Winamp, Windows Media Player, …
1) xmms + MikMod-plugin. Comes with xmms.
2) xmms + xmp-plugin. Using xmp.
3) MikMod. (console)
4) xmp. Can play tracker music with Midi devices.
5) TiMidity++. Only mod files.
Midi player
Winamp, Windows Media Player, …
1) xmms + midi-plugin. (Using TiMidity)
2) xmms + awemidi-plugin. (Using drvmidi)
3) xmms + playmidi-plugin. (Using playmidi)
4) TiMidity++. Supports gus pathes and sf2 banks, backend to another software.
4) timidity-eawpatches. Gus-patches for TiMidity++.
5) Kmid.
6) drvmidi / awemidi.
7) pmidi (console, for ALSA).
8) playmidi.
9) atmidi.
Midi + karaoke player
VanBasco
1) Kmid.
2) Gkaraoke.
3) TiMidity++.
Mp3 encoders
1) Lame
2) Cdex
3) MusicMatch
4) Streambox Ripper
5) Audiocatalyst
6) Blaze Media Pro
7) Media Box Audio / Video Workstation
8) AudioSlimmer
9) Real Jukebox
1) Lame.
2) Bladeenc.
3) NotLame.
4) L3enc. [Prop]
5) gogo.
OGG encoders
oggenc
oggenc.
Work with Real protocol
1) RealPlayer. [Prop]
2) Mplayer + libraries.
1) RealPlayer. [Prop]
2) Mplayer + libraries.
3) ReMedial.
Radio
VC Radio, FMRadio, Digband Radio
1) xradio.
2) cRadio.
3) Xmradio.
4) RDJ.
5) RadioActive.
6) XMMS-FMRadio.
7) Gqradio.
8) Qtradio.
Audio editors
SoundForge, Cooledit, Audacity, …
1) Glame.
2) Rezound.
3) Sweep.
4) WaveForge.
5) Sox.
6) Audacity.
7) GNUSound.
8) Ecasound.
9) SoundStudio.
10) mhWaveEdit.
Multitrack audio processor
Cubase
1) Ecasound.
2) Ardour.
Sound tracker
Fasttracker, ImpulseTracker
1) Soundtracker.
2) Insotracker.
3) CheeseTracker.
Sound mixer
sndvol32
1) Opmixer.
2) aumix.
3) mix2000.
4) KMix.
5) Alsamixer.
6) GMix.
7) wmix (for WindowMaker)
8) Mixer_app (for WindowMaker)
9) Many applets for AfterStep / WindowMaker / FluxBox.
Software for music notation
Finale, Sibelius, SmartScore
1) LilyPond.
2) Noteedit.
3) MuX2d.
Midi-sequencer
Cakewalk
1) RoseGarden.
2) Brahms.
3) Anthem.
4) Melys.
5) MuSE.
6) MidiMountain. (KDE)
More infrormation: Midi-Howto.
Music creation
Cakewalk, FruityLoops
1) RoseGarden.
2) Ardour.
Synthesizer
Virtual waves, Csound
1) Csound.
2) FluidSynth.
3) Arts Builder (???).
ID3-Tag Editors
Mp3tag
1) EasyTAG.
2) Cantus.
3) id3tool (console).
4) id3ed (console).
5) id3edit (console).
Guitar/Instrument Tuning software
1) In-Tune Multi-Instrument Tuner
2) Digital Guitar Tuner
???
Record streaming audio into .MP3 files
Twins Stream Ripper
Stream Ripper.
4.2) Multimedia (graphics).
Graphic files viewer
1) ACDSee
2) IrfanView
3) Xnview
4) CompuPic [Prop]
5) Windows Fax and Image viewer
5) Any web browser
1) Xnview.
2) GQview.
3) Qiv.
4) CompuPic [Prop]
5) Kuickshow.
6) Kview.
7) GTKSee.
8) xv. [Prop]
9) pornview.
10) imgv.
11) Gwenview.
12) Gliv.
13) Showimg.
14) Fbi.
15) Gthumb.
16) PixiePlus.
17) Electric Eyes (Gnome).
18) Eye of Gnome.
19) GImageView.
20) Hugues Image Viewer.
21) Any web browser.
Viewing the graphic files in console
QPEG
1) zgv.
2) aalib.
Simple graphic editor
Paint
1) Kpaint.
2) Tuxpaint.
3) Xpaint.
4) Gpaint.
5) Killustrator.
6) Graphtool.
Powerful graphic editor in PhotoShop style
1) Adobe Photoshop [Prop]
2) Gimp
3) Paint Shop Pro [Prop]
4) Pixel32 [Prop]
5) Corel PhotoPaint [Prop]
6) Macromedia Fireworks
1) Gimp.
2) ImageMagick.
3) Pixel32. [Prop]
4) CinePaint.
5) RubyMagick.
6) Corel PhotoPaint 9. [Prop]
Programs for work with vector graphics
Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Freehand, AutoSketch, OpenOffice Draw
1) Sodipodi.
2) xfig.
3) Sketch.
4) Karbon14 and Kontour.
5) OpenOffice Draw.
6) Dia.
7) Tgif.
8) Gestalter.
9) ImPress.
10) Tkpaint.
11) Tgif.
12) Corel Draw 9. [Prop]
SVG editor
WebDraw [Prop]
1) Sodipodi.
2) Dia.
3) Sketch.
SVG viewer
1) Squiggle
2) X-Smiles
3) SVG support in Mozilla
1) Squiggle.
2) X-Smiles.
3) SVG support in Mozilla.
4) SVG support in Konqueror.
Program for text decoration
Wordart, OpenOffice Draw
OpenOffice Draw.
Program for ASCII-drawing
ANSI DRAW, Mazaika
1) CanvASCII.
2) Jave.
3) ANSI Draw.
4) EDASCII.
Converting the graphic files in pseudographics
???
aalib.
Flash playing
Flash Player
1) SWF Macromedia Flash Player.
2) Flash Player. [Prop]
3) Plugin for Netscape/Mozilla (download here or here).
Flash creation
Macromedia Flash
1) DrawSWF.
2) Ming. (Creating flash swf output from programming languages)
3D-graphics
3D Studio MAX, Maya [Prop], Povray, …
1) Blender.
2) Maya. [Prop]
3) KPovModeler.
4) K3Studio.
5) Moonlight.
6) GIG3DGO.
7) Povray.
8) MegaPov.
9) K3D.
10) Wings 3D.
11) Softimage XSI. [Prop]
12) Kludge3d.
The instrument for making the photographic quality scene based of ArchiCAD 3D-models
ArtLantis Render
???
Icon editor
Microangelo
1) Gnome-iconedit.
2) Kiconedit.
Small program for making screenshots
Integrated with system (PrintScreen), Snag it, …
1) Ksnapshot.
2) Xwpick.
3) Xwd, xgrabsc.
4) Motv (xawtv)
5) Streamer (video)
6) Integrated with window manager (various hotkeys)
Drawing structure diagrams of the database
Access
1) Dia.
2) Toolkit for Conceptual Modelling.
Create printed calendars, greeting cards, etc., with clip art collection
Broderbund Print Shop
???
Download pictures from digital camera
Polaroid Drivers
1) Camera Tool (gtkam)
2) Gphoto2.
4.3) Multimedia (video and other)
Video / mpeg4 players
1) BSplayer
2) Zoomplayer
3) Windows Media Player
4) VideoLAN
5) Winamp3
6) Mplayer
7) RealPlayer
8) Xing
9) Simplayer
1) Mplayer. (Frontend: Kplayer).
(LiveCD distribution of Mplayer – MoviX).
2) Xine. (Frontends: Sinek, Totem)
3) VideoLAN.
4) Aviplay.
5) Winamp3.
6) Noatun.
7) KDE Media Player.
8) XMovie.
9) Kaboodle.
10) MpegTV.
11) Avifile.
12) Xmps.
13) Ogg Tarkin. (???)
14) Theora. (???)
Console video / mpeg4 players
QuickView
1) Mplayer.
2) QuickView.
DVD players
PowerDVD, WinDVD, MicroDVD, Windows Media Player, VideoLAN
1) Ogle.
2) Mplayer.
3) Xine.
4) Aviplay.
5) VideoLAN.
6) OMS.
DVD rippers / encoders
Gordian Knot, Mencoder (from Mplayer)
1) Drip.
2) Transcode.
3) Mencoder. (from Mplayer)
4) Ffmpeg.
5) DVD::Rip.
Simple video creation and editing
Windows Movie Maker
1) iMira Editing. [Prop]
2) MainActor. [Prop]
3) Broadcast 2000.
4) Avidemux.
Professional video production enviroment
Adobe Premiere, Media Studio Pro
1) iMira Editing.
2) Cinelerra.
3) MainActor.
4) Broadcast 2000.
5) Lives.
6) CinePaint.
7) Heroine Virtual.
Cutting video
Virtual Dub
1) Avidemux.
2) Kino.
Converting video
Virtual Dub, Mencoder (from Mplayer)
1) Transcode.
2) Mencoder. (from Mplayer)
3) Ffmpeg.
Work with TV-tuner / watch TV
AVerTV, PowerVCR 3.0, CinePlayer DVR, Mplayer, …
1) Tvtime.
2) Kwintv.
3) Xawtv.
4) Zapping.
5) GnomeTV.
6) Mplayer.
7) Xawdecode.
Work with TV-tuner in console

1) Mplayer.
2) fbtv.
3) aatv.
Work with QuickTime format
QuickTime Player
1) QuickTime.
2) Mplayer + Sorenson codec.
3) OpenQuicktime.
4) Xanim.
Creation of 2D and 3D effects
Adobe After Effects
1) Shake. [Proprietary, $129.95]
2) Plugins for Gimp.
Animation
Animation Shop, …
1) CinePaint.
2) Plugins for Gimp.
Landscape / terrain generation
Bryce
Terraform.
World construction
World Construction Set, Animatek
World Builder
???
Framework for developing video applications
???
1) Gstreamer.
2) Live.
5) Office/business.
Office suite
MS Office, StarOffice / OpenOffice, 602Software
1) OpenOffice.
2) StarOffice. [Prop]
3) Koffice.
4) HancomOffice. [Prop]
5) Gnome Office.
6) Applixware Office. [Prop]
7) Siag Office.
8) TeX, LaTeX, …
Office suite
WordPerfect Office 2000
WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux. (No longer available at Corel website. It was Windows version, running under Wine :).
Word processor
Word, StarOffice / OpenOffice Writer, 602Text, Abiword
1) Abiword.
2) TextMaker [Prop]
3) WordPerfect.
4) Ted.
5) StarOffice / OpenOffice Writer.
6) Kword.
7) LyX.
8) Kile (KDE Integrated LaTeX Environment).
Spreadsheets
Excel, StarOffice / OpenOffice Calc, 602Tab
1) Gnumeric.
2) Abacus.
3) StarOffice / OpenOffice Calc.
4) Kspread.
Graphing / charting data
Excel, MicroCall Origin, …
1) Kivio.
2) Dia.
3) KChart.
4) xfig.
5) Gnuplot.
6) GtkGraph.
7) GNU Plotutils.
8) Ploticus.
Creating presentations
MS PowerPoint, StarOffice Presentation, OpenOffice Impress
1) StarOffice Presentation.
2) OpenOffice Impress.
3) Kpresenter.
4) MagicPoint.
5) Kuickshow & gimp :).
Local database
MS Access, InterBase6, OpenOffice + MySQL.
1) KNoda.
2) Gnome DB Manager.
3) OpenOffice + MySQL.
4) InterBase7. [Prop]
5) InterBase6.
6) Berkley DB.
7) Rekall. [Prop]
8) StarOffice Adabase.
Receiving the quotings, news, building graphs and analysing of the financial market.
Omega Research Trade Station 2000
1) The Market Analysis System (MAS)
Software for e-commerce and web business
1) Weblogic [Prop]
2) IBM WebSphere Application Server [Prop]
3) iPlanet
4) osCommerce
5) JOnAS
6) COCOON
1) Weblogic. [Prop]
2) JBoss.
3) IBM WebSphere Application Server. [Prop]
4) osCommerce.
5) JOnAS.
6) COCOON.
Personal finances manager
1) MS Money
2) Quicken
3) Moneydance [Prop]
1) GNUcash.
2) GnoFin.
3) Kmymoney.
4) Grisbi.
5) Moneydance. [Prop]
Project management
MS Project, Project Expert 7
1) Mr Project.
2) Outreach.
Financial accounting package (global)
???
1) Hansa Business Solutions. [Prop]
2) Quickbooks.
Financial accounting package (russian)
“1C: Accounting”
1) Hansa Business Solutions. [Prop]
2) IceB.
3) “Finances without problems”.
4) Ananas.
5) E/AS.
6) 1L: Project.
Financial accounting package (India & Asia)
???
Kalculate. [Prop]
Automation of the enterprise (russian)
“1C: Enterprise”
1) Keeper. [Prop]
2) Oblik. [Prop]
3) IceB.
4) Compiere.
ERP/CRM (english)
???
1) Compiere.
2) Dolibarr.
3) Tutos.
ERP/CRM (russian)
“BOSS-Corporation”
1) NauRP.
2) Compiere.
3) Dolibarr.
Corporate docflow system (russian).
1) “Boss-Referent”
2) Documentum
3) “Delo”
4) Lanit:LanDoc
1) NauDoc.
2) Documentum.
3) “Boss-Referent” (without the client part)
6) Games.
Where to get
Anywhere you want :).
The Linux Game Tome (happypenguin.org) | LinuxGames.com | Kde Games | Linux Game Publishing
The Linux Game List

http://www.icculus.org/lgfaq/gamelist.php
Games for Windows, that can be run under WineX

This is a search form, and this is a full list of games (very big).

Tetris
1) LTris.
2) XWelltris.
3) Emacs + “Meta-X tetris”.
4) Ksirtet.

Standard Windows games
1) Kdegames.
2) Gnome-games.

Mines
1) KMines.
2) Perlmines.
3) Dmines.

Civilization
FreeCiv.

Civilization: Call to Power
Civilization: Call to Power.

Sid Meyer Alpha Centauri
Sid Meyer Alpha Centauri.

Sim City 3000
Sim City 3000.

Command&Conquer
FreeCNC.

Warcraft 2, Starcraft (?)
FreeCraft.

(Win)Digger
1) Digger.
2) XDigger.

Arkanoid, Zball, …
Lbreakout2.
Quake 1, 2, 3
1) Quake 1, 2, 3.
2) QuakeForge.
3) DarkPlaces.
1) Quake 1, 2, 3.
2) QuakeForge.
3) DarkPlaces.

CounterStrike
CounterStrike under WineX.

Urban Terror
Urban Terror.
DOOM
1) jDoom / Doomsday.
2) Zdoom.
3) DOOM Legacy.
4) LxDOOM.
5) PrBoom.
6) EDGE.
7) Vavoom.
8) Original Doom.
1) jDoom / Doomsday.
2) Zdoom.
3) DOOM Legacy.
4) LxDOOM.
5) PrBoom.
6) EDGE.
7) Vavoom.
8) Original Linux Doom (X11/svgalib).
Heretic
1) DOOM Legacy.
2) jHeretic / Doomsday.
3) Vavoom.
4) Original Heretic.
1) DOOM Legacy.
2) Vavoom.
3) Heretic, GL Heretic.
Hexen
1) jHexen / Doomsday.
2) Vavoom.
3) Original Hexen.
1) Hexen/SDL.
2) Vavoom.

Heretic 2
Heretic 2.

Return to Castle Wolfenstein
Return to Castle Wolfenstein. [Prop]

Descent
Descent.

Never Winter Nights
Never Winter Nights.

Unreal Tournament / Unreal Tournament 2003
Unreal Tournament / Unreal Tournament 2003.

Soldier Of Fortune
Soldier Of Fortune.

Tribes 2
Tribes 2.

Blood 1
Qblood.

Worms
Nil.

Lines
1) GtkBalls.
2) gLines.

MS Flight Simulator
FlightGear.

Lemmings
Pingus.
Racing
Need For Speed
1) Tux Racer :).
2) KartlingRace.
Chess
ChessMaster, …
1) Glchess.
2) Xboard.
3) Eboard.
7) Programming and development.
IDE
1) Microsoft VisualStudio .net
2) Emacs, XEmacs
3) Vim + ctags + scripts from vim.sf.net
4) Boa Constructor
5) PythonCard
1) CodeForge.
2) Kdevelop + Qt3 Designer.
3) Eclipse.
4) Glade + Motor or + Xwpe or + any text editor.
5) Emacs, XEmacs.
6) Vim + ctags + scripts from vim.sf.net.
7) Boa Constructor.
8) PythonCard.
Visual C++ IDE
Borland C++ Builder, MS Visual C
1) Anjuta + Glade + Devhelp.
2) KDE Studio Gold. [Prop]
3) Dev-C++.
4) Kylix. [Prop] (Kylix Personal Edition is free).
5) vtkBuilder.
6) foxBuilder.
7) wxDesigner.
8) Arriba. [Prop]
9) Code Crusader. [Prop]
10) CodeWarrior. [Prop]
11) Gbuilder.
12) Source Navigator.
13) TimeStorm. [Prop]
14) Understand for C++. [Prop]
15) SlickEdit. [Prop]
16) Vide.
C++ IDE
Borland Turbo C++ 3.0 for DOS, , Minimalist GNU For Windows (mingw32-gcc.exe)
1) GCC (+ Motor or + Xwpe).
2) LinEdit.
3) Rhide.
4) Wxstudio.
5) Eclipse.
Object Pascal IDE
Delphi
1) Kylix. [Prop] (Kylix Personal Edition is free).
2) Lazarus + FPC.
Pascal
Pascal, BP
1) Freepascal.
2) GNU Pascal (gpc).
3) RShell (in style of Borland Pascal 7.0)
Basic
Basic
1) Hbasic.
2) X-basic.
3) Yabasic.
4) SmallBASIC.
Prolog
VisualProlog, Mercury, SICStus Prolog [Prop]
1) GNU Prolog.
2) Mercury.
3) SWI-Prolog.
4) SICStus Prolog. [Prop]
5) CIAO Prolog.
Assembler
TASM, MASM, NASM
1) NASM. (Intel syntax)
2) FLAT Assembler.
3) gas. (AT&T syntax, part of binutils).
Disassembler, Reverse engineering
SoftIce
The source code is open 🙂
1) ldasm.
Debugger
1) WinDbg
2) Minimalist GNU For Windows (gdb.exe)
gdb. Frontends:
1) ddd.
2) xxgdb, mxgdb.
3) CGDB.
4) Vim scripts.
5) [X]Emacs C-mode.
6) KMD.
7) NANA. (Library)
WYSIWYG html editor
1) Macromedia Dreamweaver
2) MS Frontpage
3) Netscape / Mozilla Composer
4) Openoffice HTML editor
1) Netscape / Mozilla Composer.
2) Openoffice HTML editor.
3) Amaya.
4) GINF (Ginf is not Frontpage)
5) IBM WebSphere Homepage Builder. [Prop]
6) JXHTMLEDIT (Java).
7.) Nvu ( Recent Entry )
Powerful editor for site creating, contains set of samples and can be complemented with every sort and kind of plug-ins
Dreamweaver Ultradev
???
HTML / DHTML editor
HomeSite, Coffeecup
1) Quanta Plus.
2) Bluefish.
3) WebMaker.
4) Screem.
5) Toppage.
6) WebDesigner.
7) ScriptEditor.
8) August.
9) Coffeecup / Linux.
10) FCKeditor.
HTML / DHTML editor
Arachnofilia
Arachnofilia. [Prop]
XML Editor
XML Spy [Prop]
1) XMLMind XML Editor.
2) Vim.
3) Emacs.
Perl/Python/Tcl IDE
???
1) Komodo. [Prop]
2) Perl Dev Kit.
Java IDE
JBuilder, IDEA
Link: Java Tools for Linux.
1) Jbuilder.
2) NetBeans.
3) Eclipse.
4) Sun ONE Studio. [formerly Forte]
5) Vide.
J2EE based application server
???
1) JBoss.
IDE for Oracle Database development
T.O.A.D., SQL Navigator, PL/SQL Developer
Tora.
CASE-facility for UML
ArgoUML, Together ControlCenter [Prop]
1) Umbrello UML Modeller.
2) Dia+Dia2Code.
3) PoceidonCE (community edition).
4) ArgoUML.
5) Together ControlCenter [Prop]
Top-level CASE system
Rational Rose.
Rational Rose. [Prop]
HEX-editor
Hiew
1) Biew.
2) KHexEdit.
3) hexedit (console).
4) GHex.
Clipper compiler and preprocessor
CA-Clipper, The Harbour Project
1) Clip.
2) The Harbour Project.
3) xHarbour.
Platform in dot-net style
M$ .Net
1) Mono.
2) DotGNU/Portable.NET
Work with CVS
WinCVS, TortoiseCVS, cvs for Windows, BitKeeper [Prop]
1) cvs (console).
2) Cervisia (KDE).
3) Lincvs. (Front-end for CVS)
4) BitKeeper. [Prop]
5) SubVersion. (enhanced CVS-like platform + WebDAV -> SCM)
IDE for Interbase/Firebird development
IBExpert
1) IBAccess
2) IBAdmin [prop]
3) IBWebAdmin (apache / php)
Visual Basic
Visual Basic
1) Phoenix.
2) KBasic.
3) HBasic.
4) Mono.
Graphical libraries
1) WinAPI, MFC, VCL (C, C++)
2) Tk (Tcl, C)
3) Tkinter (over Tk for Python, Perl, etc)
4) wxWindows (C++) (over winapi)
5) wxPython (Python) (over wxWindows)
6) GTK+ (link #2) (C, C++)
7) Qt (C++)
8) FLTK (C++)
9) AWT, Swing (Java)
10) Xaw – part of X-server (C)
If toolkit is oriented on C, usually it’s possible to use it from the other languages. There is object bindings for some of them to use them with C++ and other OO-languages. Toolkits, oriented on C++ from the beginning, are impossible to use from C, and quite often – from the other languages.

1) X11/Xext (C) – low level libraries, used by others.
2) Xt – X Toolkit (C) – reference X11 toolkit
3) Xaw – MIT Athena (C) – reference X11 toolkit
4) Xaw3d – MIT Athena 3D (C) – Athena with 3D-view
5) LessTif – opensource analog of Motif 1 (C)
6) OpenMotif (C)
7) Tk (Tcl, C)
8) Tkinter (over Tk for Python, Perl, etc)
9) wxWindows (C++) (over GTK+ – wxGtk or Motif – wxMotif)
10) wxPython (Python) (over wxWindows)
11) Qt (C++)
12) GTK+ (C, C++)
13) PyQt (over Qt for Python)
14) PyGTK (over GTK+ for Python)
15) Gtk::Perl (over GTK+ for Perl)
16) Qt for Perl (over Qt for Perl)
17) GtkAda (over GTK+ for Ada95)
18) FLTK (C++)
19) XView (C)
20) FOX (C++)
21) AWT, Swing (Java)
22) WinAPI and MFC through wine (C)
Source code documentation system
???
1) Doxygen.
2) CWEB.
Memory leak tracing
1) Numega Bounds Checker
2) Rational Purify
1) MallocDebug.
2) Valgrind.
3) Kcachegrind.
4) ElectricFence.
5) dmalloc.
6) ccmalloc.
7) LeakTracer.
8) memprof.
9) BoundsChecker. [prop]
10) mprof.
11) Insure. [prop]
12) dbx. (for Sparc)
13) YAMD.
14) Njamd.
15) Mpatrol.
Application development profiling (tests code performance)
???
1) gProf.
2) JUnit. (Java)
Software projecting
1) Rational Rose
2) Enterprise Architec
3) Visio
???
Game programming
1) DirectX
2) libSDL
3) ClanLib
1) libSDL
2) ClanLib
Everything needed for work with XML Schemas, DTD, XSL/XSLT, SOAP, WSDL (edit, debug, check, etc)
1) Altova XMLSpy Suite
???
Source code -> HTML-document with highlighted syntax
???
1) Webcpp.
Bug Tracking System
???
1) Bugzilla.
Object Request Broker (ORB)
1) ORBIT
1) ORBIT.
Portability
???
1) Autoconf, Automake & Libtool.
Source code indexer and cross-referencer
???
1) GNU GLOBAL.
2) LXR.
Dynamic tracer of system calls
???
1) Syscalltrack.
XML C parser
1) libxml (???)
1) Libxml2.
FoxPro
Visual FoxPro
qwerty
8) Server software.
Web-server
1) Apache
2) IIS
3) Roxen
4) wn
5) cern-httpd
6) dhttpd
7) caudium
8) aolserver
9) Boa
1) Apache.
2) Xitami.
3) Thttp.
4) TUX (Red Hat Content Accelerator).
5) PublicFile.
6) Boa.
7) Caudium.
8) Roxen.
9) Zeus. [Prop]
10) Thy.
FTP-server
Internet Information Server, ServU, War FTP, BulletProof FTP server, FileZilla server, …
1) pure-ftpd.
2) vsftpd.
3) wu-ftpd.
4) proftpd.
5) gl-ftpd.
6) ftp.
7) PublicFile.
8) Teepeedee.
Language for Web-development
PHP
PHP.
Language for Web-development
Perl
Perl.
Language for Web-development
ASP
ASP module for Apache.
Database engine
MS SQL, MySQL
1) Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise. [Prop]
2) PostgreSQL. The most advanced open source database.
3) MySQL. The most popular open source database.
4) mSQL.
5) SAP DB.
Database engine
IBM DB2
IBM DB2. [Prop]
Database engine
Oracle
1) Oracle. [Prop]
2) PostgreSQL.
3) Linter. (cyrillic)
Database engine
Informix [Prop]
Informix. [Prop]
Database engine
Borland Interbase, FireBird
FireBird.
Email server
MDaemon, Hamster
1) Sendmail.
2) Qmail.
3) Postfix.
4) Exim.
Email / PIM / Groupware server
Microsoft Exchange
1) CommuniGate Pro. [Prop]
2) Bynari’s Insight GroupWare Suite. [Prop]
3) Samsung Contact. [Prop]
4) Teamware Office. [Prop]
5) Novell Netmail. [Prop]
6) Amphora. (Zope / Qmail).
7) Tutos. (Apache / PHP / Mysql / Sendmail).
8) Kroupware. The project from the KDE PIM developers, which is being financed by the government of Germany.
9) SuSe Linux Openexchange Server. [Prop]
10) PHPGroupware.
11) SCOoffice Mail Server. [Prop] (SCO – m.d. :).
12) LinuXchangE.
13) OpenOffice.org Groupware Project. (New!)
14) Tiki CMS/Groupware. (Apache / PHP / Mysql).
Mail filter / spam killer
cygwin+Exim port
1) SpamAssassin.
2) Procmail.
3) Mailfilter.
4) Ñyrus-imap.
5) Exim.
6) POPFile.
Mail downloader
MDaemon
Fetchmail.
???
Lotus Domino
Lotus Domino. [Prop]
Server / router on one diskette.
Impossible
As much as you want :).
1) muLinux.
2) Dachstein (firewall / dhcp).
3) Serverdisk (http / ftp).
4) Fli4l.
Proxy server
MS Proxy Server, WinGate
1) Squid.
2) Paco.
3) Privoxy.
4) Wwwoffle.
5) OOPS.
Server for supporting Java Servlets and JSP, can work with Apache
Tomcat
Tomcat.
Advanced server statistics
1) AWStats
1) AWStats. (All web-, ftp-, proxy-, mail-, wap- and streaming-servers).
2) ANALOG. (Web-server).
Cluster of servers
???
1) LVS – The Linux Virtual Server.
Cluster filesystems
1) GFS
2) ADIC
1) GFS.
2) OpenGFS.
3) Lustre. (not SAN compatible?)
4) Matrix Server. [Prop]
5) CXFS.
6) GPFS.
7) Oracle Cluster File System (OCFS).
8) Coda.
9) Intermezzo.
10) Convolo cluster.
11) ADIC.
Web Mail
???
1) IMP.
2) CAMAS. (for Caudium web-server).
9) Scientific and special programs.
Useful links:

Scientific Applications on Linux – many links to both OSS and proprietary applications.
Math system in MathCad style
Mathcad
Gap.
Math system in Matlab style
Matlab
1) Matlab. [FTP]
2) Octave. (+ Gnuplot)
3) Scilab.
4) R.
5) Yorick.
6) rlab.
7) Yacas.
8) Euler.
Math system in Mathematica style
Mathematica
1) Mathematica. [Prop]
2) Maxima.
3) MuPad.
4) NumExp.
5) Mathomatic.
Math system in Maple style
Maple
1) Maple. [Prop]
2) Maxima.
3) MuPad.
Equation / math editor
Mathtype, MS Equation Editor, OpenOffice Math
1) OpenOffice Math.
2) MathMLed.
3) Kformula (Koffice).
4) LyX.
5) Texmacs.
Programs for three-dimensional modeling
SolidWorks, …
ProEngineer Linux. [Prop]
Programs for three-dimensional modeling
CATIA
CATIA. It was designed under Unix, and from version 4 (2000) it was ported under Windows (not too successfully).
Programs for three-dimensional modeling
SolidEdge
SolidEdge (part of more powerful package Unigraphics).
Engineering
ANSYS
ANSYS.
CAD/CAM/CAE
AutoCAD, Microstation, ArchiCAD
1) Varkon.
2) Linuxcad. [Prop, ~100$]
3) Varicad. [Prop]
4) Cycas. [Prop]
5) Tomcad.
6) Thancad.
7) Fandango (alpha-version).
8) Lignumcad.
9) Giram.
10) Jcad.
11) QSCad.
12) FreeEngineer.
13) Ocadis.
14) PythonCAD.
15) OpenCascade.
CAD/CAM/CAE, simplified
AutoCAD Lite
Qcad.
Desktop Publishing Systems
Adobe PageMaker, QuarkXPress
Adobe Framemaker. [Proprietary, cancelled]
Small desktop publishing systems
MS Publisher
1) Scribus – Desktop Publishing for Linux.
2) KWord.
Diagram and chart designer
Microsoft Visio
1) Kivio (Koffice).
2) Dia.
3) KChart.
4) xfig.
5) Tgif + dotty.
6) Tulip.
7) Poseidon for UML. [Prop & free versions]
8) JGraph + JGraphPad. (Java)
Geographic image processing software
Erdas Imagine, ER Mapper, ENVI
ENVI.
GIS (Geographical information system)
ArcView
All projects: FreeGIS Project.
1) Grass.
2) Quantum GIS.
3) PostGIS.
4) FreeGIS.
5) MapQuest.
6) MapBlast.
Interactive Geographic Data Viewer
1) Thuban.
1) Thuban.
Vectorization of bitmaps
MapEdit, Easy Trace
1) Autotrace.
Software CNC, controlling machine tools
OpenCNC [Prop]
EMC.
Advanced text processing system in TeX style
MikTex, emTeX (DOS)
1) TeX.
2) TeTeX / LaTeX
3) LyX (WYSIWYM).
4) Kile.
Convenient, functional and user-friendly TeX-files / dvi-files editor.
WinEdt
1) Kile (KDE Integrated LaTeX Environment).
2) Ktexmaker2.
3) Tk LaTeX Editor.
Statistical Computing Language and Environment
S-PLUS
R.
Statistical analysis
SPSS, Statistica, SalStat
Many links – here.
1) PSPP.
2) OpenStat2.
3) “Probability and Statistics Utilities for Linux users”
4) SalStat.
Econometrics Software
Eviews, Gretl
1) Gretl.
Emulation of the circuit
1) Electronic Workbench
2) Altera MaxPlus+
1) Geda.
2) Oregano.
3) Xcircuit.
4) Gnome Assisted Electronics.
5) SPICE.
6) SPICE OPUS.
7) NG-SPICE.
Program to draw chemical structures
Chemdraw, Isisdraw
Xdrawchem.
Downloader and player for Olympus dictophone
Olympus DSS Player
???
Market analysis
MetaStock
???
Electronics scheme design
1) PCAD
2) OrCad
3) Visio
1) Eagle.
2) Geda.
The oscilloscope emulation
Winoscillo
Xoscope.
Measurement of the temperature and voltages on motherboard
MBMonitor, PCAlert, Speedfan
1) KSensors.
2) KHealthCare (KDE).
3) Gkrellm + plugins + blackbox addons.
S.M.A.R.T-attributes and temperature of the hard disk
Come on CD with mainboard, Active SMART
1) smartctl.
2) Hddtemp-0.3.
3) IDEload-0.2.
4) Smartsuite-2.1.
5) Smartmontools.
6) Ide-smart.
7) Smartsuite.
Memory testing
SiSoft SANDRA
Memtest86.
Program for watching temperatures, fanspeeds, etc
SiSoft SANDRA, SiSoft SAMANTHA
1) Ksensors.
2) Lm_sensors.
3) xsensors.
4) wmsensormon and other applets for AfterStep / WindowMaker / FluxBox.
HDD testing / benchmarking
SiSoft SANDRA, SiSoft SAMANTHA, IOzone
1) hdparm.
2) Bonnie++.
3) IOzone.
4) Dbench.
5) Bonnie.
6) IO Bench.
7) Nhfsstone.
8) SPEC SFS. [Prop]
Video testing / benchmarking
Final Reality
1) X11perf.
2) Viewperf.
Realtime Control
SHA Sybera Hardware Access
DIAPM RTAI – Realtime Application Interface.
Simulator of nets
???
1) NS.
Neural network simulation
???
1) Xnbc.
2) Stuttgart Neural Network Simulator (SNNS).
“Sensor for LCD”
???
1) Sensors-lcd.
Electrocardiogrammas viewer
???
1) ecg2png.
A software technology, that turns x86 computer into a full-function PLC-like process controller
SoftPLC
1) MatPLC.
Catalog of the software for translators

Linux for translators.
Translation memory
1) Trados Translators Workbench
2) Deja Vu
3) Star Transit
4) SDLX
5) OmegaT
1) OmegaT.
Catalog of educational software

1) SchoolForge.
2) Seul / EDU.
Designing and viewing DTDs
NearFar Designer [Prop]
???
Finity Element Analysis
 


1) FELT (Finity Element Analysis)
10) Emulators.
Virtual machine emulator
1) VMWare [Prop]
2) Connectix Virtual PC [Prop]
1) VMWare. [Prop]
2) Win4Lin. [Prop, $89].
3) Bochs.
4) Plex86.
5) User Mode Linux.
Linux emulator
1) CygWin.
2) MKS Toolkit.
3) Bash for Windows.
3) Minimalist GNU For Windows.
1) User Mode Linux.
X Window System (XFree) emulator
XFree under CygWin.

Windows emulator

1) Wine. (GUI: gwine, tkwine)
2) Transgaming WineX. (GUI: tqgui) [NF]
3) Crossover Office.
DOS emulator

1) DOSBox.
2) Dosemu.
Sony PlayStation emulator
ePSXe, …
1) ePSXe.
2) Pcsx.
ZX Spectrum emulator
X128, Speccyal, SpecX, SpecEmu, UnrealSpeccy, …
1) Xzx.
2) Glukalka.
3) Fuse.
4) ZXSP-X.
5) FBZX.
6) SpectEmu.
Arcade machines emulator
???
1) MAME.
2) Xmame / Xmess.
3) Advancemame.
Frontends:
advancemenu. ckmame. flynn. gmame. gnomame. grok. grustibus. gxmame. it. it’s quit. fancy. kmamerun. kmamu. qmamecat. startxmame. setcleaner. tkmame.
ST emulator
1) Steem.
1) StonX.
2) Steem.
C64 emulator
???
1) Vice.
2) Frodo.
Amiga emulator
???
1) UAE.
2) WinUAE.
Mac 68k emulator
???
1) Basilisk II.
Game boy emulator
1) Visual Boy Advance
1) Visual Boy Advance.
2) VGBA. (GUI: vgb-gui)
Atari 2600 Video Computer System emulator
1) Stella
1) Stella.
2) Saint.
NES / SNES emulator
1) Zsnes.
2) Snes9x.
1) Zsnes.
2) Snes9x.
3) FWNes.
4) GTuxNes.
M680x0 Arcade emulator
1) Rainemu.
1) Rainemu.
Multi / other emulators
???
1) M.E.S.S.
2) Zinc.
11) Other / Humour 🙂
Space simulator
1) Openuniverse.
2) Celestia.
3) Zetadeck.
1) Openuniverse.
2) Celestia.
3) Kstars.
4) Zetadeck.
TV driver

RivaTV.
System, running from CD without installing (Live CD)
1) Windows PE.
2) PE Builder.
1) Knoppix.
2) Cool Linux.
3) Blin.
4) DemoLinux.
5) DyneBolic.
6) Gentoo (live CD).
7) Lonix.
8) Virtual Linux.
9) Bootable Business Card (LNX-BBC).
10) ByzantineOS.
11) FreeLoader Linux.
12) MoviX.
13) Freeduc CD.
14) SuSE live-eval CD.
15) Freedom Linux.
16) Eagle Linux.
17) Kurumin (Brazilian Portuguese only)
Boot rescue/tools diskette
Windows system diskette
1) Linux system diskette.
2) Tomsrtbt.
3) BanShee Linux.
4) RIP.
Creation of LiveCD for system recovery
???
1) Make CD-ROM Recovery.
File systems
FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, FS for Longhorn
Ext2, Ext3, ReiserFS, XFS, …
Local file systems mount
ext2fs (driver), explore2fs (program) – ext2/3 under Windows
Linux-NTFS. (driver for NTFS partitions mounting)
Installing software and uninstalling
InstallShield, WISE, GhostInstaller, Microsoft Installer – the analog of rpm
1) Rpm.
2) Urpmi.
3) GnoRpm.
4) Nautilus RPM.
5) Apt-get & frontends (synaptic, aptitude, …).
6) Apt-rpm. (for RedHat, SuSE, ALT Linux, etc)
7) yum (Yellowdog Updater Modified)
8) yum enhanced by ASPLinux.
9) Gentoo Portage
Installing software from source and uninstalling
Minimalist GNU For Windows
1) make install, make uninstall
2) CheckInstall.
3) Sinstall.
4) Emerge (Gentoo).
5) Apt-get & frontends (synaptic, aptitude, …).
System update
Windows Update
1) Ximian Red Carpet.
2) Red Hat Network.
3) MandrakeOnline.
4) SuSE YaST Online Update.
5) Caldera Volution Online.
6) Apt.
7) Gentoo ebuilds (portage).
8) Debian GNU/Linux package search.
9) Yum.
Certification
MCSD, MCT, MCSE
1) Red Hat Certification.
2) Sair Linux and GNU Certification.
3) Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC).
4) Linux+.
5) Prometric.
6) VUE.
Icons on desktop
Explorer
1) Desktop File Manager.
2) Idesk.
Work with screensavers
Desktop properties
1) xset.
2) xlockmore.
3) xscreensaver.
4) kscreensaver.
Place for keeping “removed” files
Trash
1) Trash Can.
2) Libtrash.
Checking the hard disk
Scandisk
fsck -check or reiserfsck -check.
Not needed with journaled file systems (reiserfs, ext3, jfs, xfs).
Defragmentation
defrag
Not needed.
GUI of the system
Windows Explorer
Kde, Gnome, IceWM, Windowmaker, Blackbox, Fluxbox, …
Windows XP GUI
Windows XP
XPde.
Multiple workspaces

Yes!!! :).
Fast users / desktop switching
Windows XP feature for non- networked computers
1) Ctrl+Alt+F1, login as new user at command-line interface, start GUI by entering command startx – – :1. Switch between screens using Ctrl+Alt+F7 or F8 depending on user.
2) Command “gdmflexiserver -n”.
3) Built-in in KDE 3.1.
Flavors of the system
9x, NT, XP
RedHat, Mandrake, Knoppix, Debian, SuSE, ALT, ASP, Gentoo, Slackware, Linux From Scratch, …
Tactics
FUD (fear, uncertainty, doubt)
Open Source!
“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win”.
Source code of the kernel freely available
No
Of course 🙂
Command line and scripting
1) command.com :).
2) cmd.exe
3) Windows Scripting Host
4) 4DOS / 4NT
5) Minimalist GNU For Windows
6) Unix tools for Windows (AT&T)
7) KiXtart
8) ScriptLogic [Prop]
1) Bash.
2) Csh.
3) Zsh.
4) Ash.
5) Tcsh.
Free of charge operating system
Microsoft Windows. (Imagine yourself that in Russia there are 95% of users having a pirate copy of Windows :).
GNU/Linux – the Free operating system!!

Nimda
Slapper.

Wincih, klez, etc
No analogs
Backdoors and hidden keys
Decide it yourself :).

Easter eggs, undocumented possibilities
Logo with Windows developers, Doom in Excel 95, 3D-racing in Excel 2000, etc, etc…

The magazines
Windows Magazine
1) LINUXforYou

Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD)
1) Kernel panic.
2) Screensaver “bsod” :).
Whom it is necessary to curse for bugs and defects of the system
M$, Bill Gates personally
1) Developers of the distribution.
2) All the Linux people and Linus Torvalds personally :).
3) Yourself and your own /dev/hands :)).

M$.com
GNU.org, FSF.org

Windows.com
Linux.org

Bill Gates, “Road ahead”
Linus Torvalds, “Just for fun” :).

Bill Gates, “Business @ the speed of thought”
Richard M. Stallman, “The right to read”.
The book: “Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman”
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