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What are good command line HTTP clients?
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts is a very famous quote from Aristotle, a Greek philosopher and scientist. This quote is particularly pertinent to Linux. In my view, one of Linux's biggest strengths is its synergy. The usefulness of Linux doesn't derive only from the huge raft of open source (command line) utilities. Instead, it's the synergy generated by using them together, sometimes in conjunction with larger applications.

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Bochs is a highly portable open source IA-32 (x86) PC emulator written in C++, that runs on most popular platforms. It includes emulation of the Intel x86 CPU, common I/O devices, and a custom BIOS. Currently, Bochs can be compiled to emulate a 386, 486, Pentium, Pentium Pro or AMD64 CPU, including optional MMX, SSE, SSE2 and 3DNow! instructions.


  • Konqueror/Embedded
    attempts to build up a special version of the web browsing component of the KDE browser Konqueror (in particular its html rendering engine khtml and its io subsystem) hot
  • Apache
    the Apache webserver, with PHP scripting support
  • Boa
    Boa is a simple web server.
  • Corsair
    Corsair is an Open Source (GPL) RSS/Podcast aggregator for Qtopia, created mainly for the Archos PMA400 series of devices, but should be portable to any platform which is based on Qtopia.
  • EKG
    a command-line, ncurses based client for Gadu-Gadu IM
  • Gaim for Qtopia
    an official port of the Gaim instant messenger. It is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for the Qtopia and OPIE embedded environments, compatible with the AIM (using the Oscar protocols), ICQ, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, IRC, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, Napster, and Trepia networks
  • JPortScan
    JPortScan is a multi-threaded Java (AWT) based port scanner. While JPortScan will run on other systems, its GUI screens sizes were designed for the SL5000.
  • KMerlin
    an IM (Instant Messenger) client for the Microsoft MSN Network. Features include: a buddy list on which you can block users, multiple chat windows and multiple users per chat
  • links-nossl
    links-nossl is a console web browser with many advanced features, such as cookies, frames, tables, bookmarks, ftp, background downloads. Think of it as lynx+. This version compiled with no SSL for those missing the libraries.
  • links-ssl
    links-ssl is a console web browser with many advanced features, such as SSL, cookies, frames, tables, bookmarks, ftp, background downloads. Think of it as lynx+.
  • LiveQt
    a Zaurus-specialized client for LiveJournal using Qt
  • Mbox Reader
    Mbox Reader is a Qtopia program which lets you read mbox format mail files. That's all it does: it doesn't let you fetch mail messages from a server, reply to messages or delete messages from the file. It's designed to be operated entirely from the front panel buttons of the Zaurus: it isn't necessary to open the keyboard or take out the stylus.
  • Miniature Java Web Server
    ncludes most of functionality of real Web Servers including running servlets. The server is pretty small as in Java code as in result byte code. General purpose of the Web server is running and debugging servlets
  • Qazoo
    a Yahoo! instant messenger client for the Embedded Linux platform. that means it should work with Sharp Zarus, Open Zaurus, Familiar. Pretty much anything running Opie or Qtopia on a Strong-Arm processor
  • QTJim
    QT Jabber Instant Messenger: (will be) a cute client for the powerful open source jabber IM protocol
  • tkcftp
    (shareware) a fast and easy to use FTP client for the Sharp Zaurus. With tkcFTP you can grab any file, anywhere and at any time as long as you have an Internet connection
  • Wapaka
    (commercial) a Java programmable micro-browser for PDAs that combines the simplicity of a mark-up language and the power of Java libraries
  • Zepo
    an off-line text-only Web browser and information center for PDA and mobile devices. Zepo is a Java application that runs on all platforms supporting at least Personal Java 1.2, such as Sharp Zaurus SL-5xxx or IPAQ PocketPC with Jeode
  • Zic
    a graphical IRC (Internet Relay Chat) client for Qtopia (formerly qpe). It is designed for (and tested on) the Sharp SL-5000 series PDA

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