This page is in drastic need of revision. Expect changes soon! In fact, it's
disappearing rapidly! Try looking at the Computing
MetaIndex Also see the Microsoft-Software
Page, which deals with software for the Ms-DOS/Windows and Macintosh
Looking for an online software mall? Try
Softdisk. Or try American Software &
Hardware Distributors, they have a huge supply of CD-ROM and gaming
Software - Files and related
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For more information about Linux, try reading the Linux Gazette.
Also see Washington DC Area UNIX User's Groups
Linux page. A wonderful source of Linux information.,/p>
Be sure to look around at the
MIT PGP Repository for cryptographic software!
Would you like to know more about Free Linux
Spreadsheets?? I like MacroCALC.
Need a database server for Linux? Try MySQL - which also has a lot
of Java tie-ins.
You might also be interested in the relational database PGSQL.
a good place to look for security tools for your UNIX system.
CERT is another excellent place to
look for security tools and advisories.
- TCL/TK Consortium. More
than you dreamed.
TCL/TK and a great many deriviative languages and applications!
- National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)
Digital Libraries and Information Systems. Always worth a look. You can generally wander the directories,
and you might find something truly useful for your computer, no matter your
system type. A good place to look for stuff like Mosaic, or things like
that. Also try to FTP to the same place.
There is a lot of stuff here at the FTP site.
- InterNIC Registration Services Home Page
- BBNPlanet Connect. Bolt
Baranek and Newman used to be the people behind the MilNet and the SURANet.
They privatized or something, and are now running major internet services to
anyone, not just the Federals. If you want serious
Internet, talk to them.
- MultiMedia Software for Linux.
Higher Education National Software
Archives University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom.
InterNetWares for Windows.
- Stroud's Consummate Winsock Applications List - Main Menu. Anything that runs under Windows that is an Internet aid or application is probably listed somewhere on one of these pages.
- Running A WWW Service - 7 WWW Servers
- Windows httpd. Boy
is this a great program, for those of you who are still stuck in a Windows
- Lizards' Links. Lots of
windows stuff, and assorted other oddities as well.
Linux and or UNIX
Real software for real computers with real operating
- Slackware Linux, a superior freeware Unix Clone. Blow about $300 on a gigabyte harddrive instead of a cheesey ineffectual off-the-shelf proprietary Unix
A Linux Office Network.
- Even moreLinux. This is the Sunsite
University of North Carolina repository and mirror. Everything that's
anywhere is likely to be echoed through this.
Bulletin Board Software.
- Linux Software Map
- Linux Basement.
- The SSEC
Visualization Project. This is the real deal if you're into
five-dimensional visualization. Most definitely check this page out if you
want to be able to convert massive standardized databases into useful
graphic representations. This stuff requires a powerful computer, the OpenGL
graphics libraries or the MESA libraries (this is the author's homepage) for
3D rendering. If you've got a 32-meg box with one damned fast CPU, and
plenty of spare drivespace, get this and get it quick; it's even FREE.
for Slackware96 (Slackware Linux 3.1, 2.0x kernel.
- Cosmic: NASA Software Technology
Transfer Center. If you've got a mainframe with lots of idle time, check
these guys out.
Commercial Software for Developers
- SCO Services. Makers of
SCO-Unix, and they have loads of support and applications for interfacing
Windows (tm, Microsoft Corp) and their own Unix.
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