To edit your photos, you have Gimp which is the reference (according to me). To get it: http://www.gimp.org/download.html
About ftp client, you must have one by default in consol mode called... ftp
Note about chat that mozilla also provides chat-zilla.
And CVS is the acronym of Concurrent Version System... a soft mainly used by developpers for project developpements. It allows us to always keep updated coherent version of the project. And This soft will allow you to download winex project as if you were a developper for this project.