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Jim
post Jun 22 2004, 01:28 PM
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One of the great things about open source is there is tons of good software out there for free, but that also makes it hard to sort through. I wanted to start a thread where people could recomend good linux software that doesn't usually come standard with distros.

I haven't really gotten outside the "stock" software, xmms, gaim, gkrellm, OpenOffice, Firefox, thunderbird, the gimp, those storts of basic stuff, but I know there is more out there. What sort of programs do you guys use and and what for?


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wookmaster
post Jun 27 2004, 08:21 PM
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Kdevelop is pretty good. Its a compiler that supports about 8 languages, including PHP, C++, C, PASCAL and fortran to name a few. I havnt really done any GUI work but it works pretty good for console stuff. Definately worth a try.


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