Open Source Software for linux

Proprietary Software Open Source Alternative
Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows
Mac OS X
Ubuntu Linux
Fedora Linux
Centos (Red Hat Linux without Red Hat’s logos and support.)
openSUSE
Debian Linux
Mandriva Linux
Xandros
K12LTSP K12 Linux Terminal Server Project
VectorLinux
PC-BSD
There are too many others to list, go to Linux Online! for more distros!
Office Productivity Software / Suites
Microsoft Office OpenOffice (cross platform)
LibreOffice (cross platform)
KOffice – Linux
HTML Editors
Adobe Dreamweaver
Microsoft FrontPage
BlueGriffon (cross platform)
Digital Image / Photo Editing / Raster Image Editing Software
Adobe Photoshop GIMP (cross platform)
Image Viewers with RAW Capability
Photo Mechanic (Win and Mac OSX) Xee (Mac OSX only)
Vector Drawing Programs
Adobe Illustrator
Macromedia FreeHand
CorelDraw
Inkscape (cross platform)
2D CAD
(Computer Aided Drawing)
AutoCAD QCad (Linux/UNIX * Mac OS X)
3D CAD
(3D Modeling)
SolidWorks
Pro/ENGINEER
AutoDesk Inventor
Blender (cross platform)
BRL-CAD 3D
Povray 3D
Tulip 3D
Screen Recording
(to capture what you are doing on your computer and save as a video file)
CamStudio (for Windows only)
Desktop Publishing
Adobe Indesign
QuarkExpress
Microsoft Publisher
Scribus (cross platform)
PDF Creation
Adobe Acrobat PDF Creator (Windows only)OpenOffice

* This capability is built into Mac OS X via the print function.

Text Editors
Notepad jEdit (cross platform)
Notepad++ (for Windows only)
Syn (for Windows only)
Smultron (for Mac OS X only)
Web Servers
Microsoft IIS (Internet Information Services) Apache (cross platform)
Web Browsers
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Safari
Mozilla Firefox (cross platform)
Flock
Email Software
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Entourage
QuickMail
Thunderbird (cross platform)
Evolution
Kmail
FTP Clients
(File Transfer Protocol)
Ipswitch WS_FTP Pro
Fetch
Filezilla – FTP and SFTP (cross platform)
Cyberduck – FTP and SFTP (for Mac OS X only)
SFTP Programs
(SSH Secure File Transfer)
Filezilla – FTP and SFTP (cross platform)
Cyberduck – FTP and SFTP (for Mac OS X only)
WinSCP – SFTP and SCP client for Windows
SSH
PuTTY – SFTP and Telnet client for Windows
VNC
Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) TightVNC – VNC server and client for Windows, Linux, and Unix
Chicken of the VNC – VNC client for Mac OS X
OSXvnc – VNC server for Mac OS X
Hard Disk Utilities / Partitioning Tools
Norton PartitionMagic GParted & GParted LiveCD (Gnome Partition Editor) – (cross platform)
Anti-Virus Software
McAfee
Norton Anti-virus
AVG
ClamAV
ClamWin – (for Windows only)
ClamXav – (for Mac OS X only)
Keyboarding / Typing Software
Tux Typing 2
Edutainment / Educational Software
The KDE Edutainment Project
FREEDUC – resource for FOSS educational software
A List of Open Source Software for Education
Gcompris – educational softare for kids ages 2 to 10
Childsplay – various games for ages 1-9
KStars – a simualted planetarium (astronomy)
Kalzium – periodic table
KWord Quiz – flash cards
KTouch – teaches typing
Tux Paint – vector and raster image editing program for young children
KTurtle – Logo programming for young children
Math Programs
Geometer’s Sketchpad or Cabri GeoGebra – joins geometry, algebra and calculus
Dr. Geo – interactive geometry software
TuxMath – math game for kids
Music Composition
Rosegarden – similar to Cubase
Noteedit
Solfege – ear training
Montessori Bells
Sound Editing Programs
Sound Forge Audacity (cross platform)
Video Editing
iMovie KINO
Brainstorming, Mind Mapping, Flowcharting, Planning
Inpsiration FreeMind
Kivio
View Your Mind
Compression Utilities
WinZip 7-Zip
The Unarchiver
Accounting / Personal Finance
Quicken GnuCash
Grisbi – (cross platform)
Course Management Systems (CMS) and Virtual Learning Environments (VLE)
Click here for a full list of non-open source CMS/VLEs
Blackboard
WebCT
Campus Pipeline
ClassCampus
CyberProf
eCollege
Virtuoso
TeleTOP cms
Virtual Campus
Sentient Discover
MindEdge CMS
MyEDUkit
Click here for a full list of Open Source CMS/VLEs
Also click here
Moodle – used in 74 countries in 34 diferent languages!
MyClassroom – in use by several middle schools and high schools in the US and around the world!
interact
OpenCourse
Boddington
.LRN
LogiCampus
ATutor
Wordcircle CMS
Sakai
Manhattan
ILIAS
CourseWork – used by Stanford University
COSE (Creation of Study Environments)
Claroline – used in 62 countries and 28 languages!
WebWork
Eledge
ClassWeb 2.0
ePICE
Whiteboard
Student Information Systems (SIS)
Powerschool
WebEIM
eSIS
SCHOOLMASTER
MMS
Centre
Open Admin for Schools
Emulators
Virtual PC for Mac QEMU
PearPC
Q – cocoa port of QEMU for Mac OS X
bochs
Virtualization
Virtual PC for Windows
VMware
VirtualBox (cross platform)
coLinux
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