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Old 09-30-2005, 06:44 AM   #1
yekrahs
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Cool POST your FAVOURITE software!


I recently came across a rather good program called snort totally randomly through this forum.

Thing is though, it was completely by accident.


So I'd like to know from ANYONE out there for any good software that they like a lot and is functional and useful, because I'm sure that there's lots of superb programs out there that would help me a lot and make things work better, *that I just don't know about!*


So I throw this one open: post your favourite software.

Last edited by yekrahs; 09-30-2005 at 07:31 AM.
 
Old 09-30-2005, 08:09 AM   #2
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when you need something you can just google it (goole.com/linux [search intrusion detection] ) it or look at linux.org.

www.linux.org/apps/all/Networking/Firewalls.html
 
Old 09-30-2005, 08:23 AM   #3
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Snort is an industry standard tool. If you found it cool, check these out,

Security & Forensic Tools
Nessus - One of my most favourite security tools.
Sleuthkit
Autopsy


Multimedia Players
MPlayer
 
Old 09-30-2005, 09:05 AM   #4
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fluxbox
mozilla
gaim
xmms
screen
eterm
 
Old 09-30-2005, 09:32 AM   #5
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Did I mention GNU/Linux?
 
Old 09-30-2005, 12:06 PM   #6
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That's the thing though mrcheeks...
I'm not looking for anything in particular
or even anything specifically to do with networking. Just whatever's made people's lives easier / proved to be useful.

(I did look through the range of apps at linux.org but it was a bit limited in choice in some places compared to the range that I know is out there...)
 
Old 09-30-2005, 12:34 PM   #7
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Amarok and Frozen Bubble are some my favorite apps.
 
Old 09-30-2005, 01:07 PM   #8
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I would say

Fluxbox
Enemy-Territory
Firefox
Apt
dpkg
tovid
vcdimager
k3b
mplayer
limewire
gtk-gnutella
 
Old 09-30-2005, 01:24 PM   #9
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avidemux
midnight commander
fluxbox
vim
 
Old 09-30-2005, 01:26 PM   #10
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almost forgot

mutt
postfix
bastille
 
Old 09-30-2005, 07:50 PM   #11
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Azureus (Excellent java based bit torrent client)(http://azureus.sourceforge.net/)
Gizmo (Great new SIP Phone VOIP program)(http://www.gizmoproject.com)
Bump N Jump (Crazy bunny smashing game)
Racer (Excellent Race sim game)(http://www.racer.nl)(installer at liflg.org)
Glest (Best Open source 3D RTS)(http://www.glest.org)(installer at liflg.org)
k3b (best linux cd burning app)
extract-xiso (for backing up my xbox games)
 
Old 10-01-2005, 03:09 AM   #12
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Quote:
Originally posted by Ray_Kovecses
I would say

Fluxbox
Enemy-Territory
Firefox
Apt
dpkg
tovid
vcdimager
k3b
mplayer
limewire
gtk-gnutella

Nothing like a free game
Enemy-Territory



i've got a 2mb connection but unless im using a download accelerator or if im using bittorent
it's hard to reach 30KB/s with bittorrent i can average around 150KB/s but for downloading of the net these two babies do the job i can get speeds over 100KB/s depends what you prefer the text based is my persie

Prozilla text based

Downloader For X Gui based

Oh yeah everybody knows about gkrellm right?
If not check out Wiki for a discription
and check this link for themes

or of course depending on your distro use apt-get, yum, urpmi...ect
 
Old 10-01-2005, 05:25 AM   #13
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multiburn
Emacs
ROX-Filer
mplayer
Easytag
Evolution and, of course, Firefox.

Dave
 
Old 10-01-2005, 09:54 AM   #14
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security:
Guarddog (gui for configuring iptables)
Antivir and bdc virus scanners
Ad-Aware (running through Wine)
DAR (for creating backup images)

productivity:
Fluxbox
OpenOffice.org
GIMP

games:
Ace of Penguins
PySol
Doom Legacy
Foobillard

And don't forget DOSBox for running all the cool old DOS programs/games.
 
Old 10-01-2005, 09:58 AM   #15
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Azureus and k3b for sure, but YAST is my absolute favorite linux software.
Edit : How could I forget DosBox ?

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