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Old 09-24-2003, 09:24 AM   #1
tyh
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Best places to get free linux software???


Can you guys recommend some good places to get free Linux software. I'm running rh9.

Also, I need the following software so if you have a package you like really well can you recommend it to me?

IRC
FTP Client
Network Scanning software
Photo Editing software like Photoshop
SSH

Thanks.
 
Old 09-24-2003, 09:26 AM   #2
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google.com!!
also checkout sourceforge

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Old 09-24-2003, 09:32 AM   #3
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search with <specific_program>+linux.for eg. IRC+linux.it is the fastest way to get results.if you cant find a particular software,then post it in the forum
 
Old 09-24-2003, 09:44 AM   #4
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check out freshmeat.net
 
Old 09-24-2003, 10:55 AM   #5
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I agree with nephilim....http://freshmeat.net is awesome.

I personally like the CLI but I will try to include GUI apps as well.

IRC
* XChat (GUI)
* BitchX (CLI)

FTP Client
* gFTP (GUI)
* NCFTP (CLI)

Network Scanning software
* nmap (CLI) - This is the defacto network scanner IMO. You may find some apps which couple a GUI to it on freshmeat.

Photo Editing software like Photoshop
* GIMP

SSH
* errr... $~ ssh.

Last edited by g00$e; 09-24-2003 at 10:56 AM.
 
  


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