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5 Highly Promising Terminal Emulators
The terminal emulator is a venerable but essential tool for computer users. The reason why Linux offers so much power is due to the command line. The Linux shell can do so much, and this power can be accessed on the desktop by using a terminal emulator. There are so many available for Linux that the choice is bewildering.

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  • 3D Slicer
    3D Slicer (Slicer) is a multi-platform, open source, integrated software for visualization and image computing. It is intended for computer scientists and clinical researchers. Read more hot
  • Data Crow
    Data Crow is a movie, video, book, software, and music cataloguer/database. It uses freeDB, Amazon, and IMDB Web services. It is highly customizable, easy to use, and feature rich. It has PDF reporting. It supports DVDs, audio CDs, and many audio and video file formats. Read more hot
  • PatientOS
    PatientOS is a Healthcare Information System (HIS) for small hospitals and clinics. The software can be used as an Electronic Medical Record, Electronic Health Record or as a Personal Medical System. Read more hot
  • Sweet Home 3D
    Sweet Home 3D is a free interior design application that helps you draw the plan of your house, arrange furniture on it and visit the results in 3D. hot
  • Accha
    Accha is a program intended to help people learn the Hindi alphabet (Devan?gar?). Features include: Unicode display of Devan?gar?, audio of correct pronunciation, and Phonetic textual input (i.e. ?sa? for ?).
  • AcchaNi
    AcchaNi is a program that assists with learning Japanese. It is cross-platform, requires no special Japanese fonts or encoding, has built-in hiragana input, and supports iterative learning modes.
  • aConCorde
    aConCorde is a concordance tool to help visualise how words behave in relation to others. It is useful for linguists to study languages, and for people learning foreign languages to learn new words in an multi-lingual concordance tool. Originally developed for native Arabic concordance, it posses basic concordance functionality, as well as English and Arabic interfaces.
  • Acts 20:2
    Acts 20:2 periodically pops up Bible verses to users.
  • Alkitab Bible Study
    Alkitab Bible Study is a desktop based Bible study tool. It features rich and user-friendly Bible study tools. Alkitab supports parallel view, commentaries, lexicons/dictionaries, and daily devotions. It also comes with a powerful search capability. Read more
  • Animelamp
    AnimeLamp helps with managing an Anime (Manga) collection. It lets you get data about Anime from the net, including titles, synopses, and durations, from famous Anime Web database like AnimeNfo and Animeka.
  • Asaph Songbook Publisher
    an open-source, cross-platform program for Christian music groups and worship leaders for managing song databases. Features include printing song books, sheets and transparencies with or without chord markings, and generating presentations for use in group worship
  • BBCT
    BBCT is a simple database app for your baseball card collection. You can add information about the cards in your collection, view details about individual cards, and filter the list of cards according to a limited set of criteria.
  • BibApp
    BibApp allows researchers to promote their research, find collaborators on campus, make your research more accessible, and reuse their publication history in other applications. Read more
  • Bible Desktop
    Bible Desktop is a free and easy to use Bible Study tool that allows you to dig deeply into God's Word. Read more
  • Bible-Discovery
    Bible-Discovery is complex Bible studying software. It contains several Bible translations, dictionaries, tools for helping to understand the texts in the original language, bookmark handling, customizable font size and colour, a biblical text importing pane, and a parallel and comparative Bible read feature. The program engine is free, but the extension plug-in with the Greek and Hebrew dictionaries is a shareware product.
  • Bodymass Index Calculator
    Bodymass Index Calculator is a program that will determine your BMI (body mass index), which is your ratio of fat to other tissue. It uses your weight and height in either metric or standard systems as input. This program uses a formula by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute and is for general knowledge.
  • CDPhotoIndex
    CDPhotoIndex is a utility to easily print CD covers of CD full of photos. The CD cover is built with thumbnails of the photos found on the CD.
  • CellarBoss
    CellarBoss provides a simple way to manage your wine cellar. It lets you easily update your database and includes printable reports.
  • CycleAtlas
    a free, open-source cycling diary based on a road atlas. It can be used both for store or for plan new rides. It permits to create and store planimetry, profile and route time table of rides. A map editor is included, in order to create custom road maps
  • dcm4che
    dcm4che is a high performance collection of open source applications and utilities for the healthcare enterprise. Read more
  • Deep Breathing
    Deep Breathing is a program to help users relax and breathe deeply. Users can set how many beats to breathe in and breathe out and at what tempo, as well as set up what sounds to play with the breathing in and breathing out. Users are able to save profiles to easily reuse settings they enjoy.
  • DicomBrowser
    DicomBrowser is a platform-independent desktop tool for inspecting DICOM header fields, editing DICOM header fields, viewing DICOM images, and transferring DICOM files to a DICOM receiver. Read more
  • Dive Log Book
    Dive Log Book is a easy to use logbook for scuba diving. It makes possible to record basic dive data, dive notes with photos, weather conditions and provides simple statistics.
  • Docear
    Docear ("dog-ear") is an academic literature suite. It integrates everything you need to search, organize and create academic literature into a single application: digital library with support for pdf documents, reference manager, note taking and with mind maps taking a central role. These applications are BibTeX based reference management, mind mapping, and some pdf management capabilities. Read more
  • eKitaab
    eKitaab is an eBook Catalog Manager to manage large collections of ebooks. eKitaab is not an eBook reader. eKitaab displays a list of all books you have, with their titles, authors, descriptions, and photos of the book covers. It also shows if you have read that book before or not. eKitaab downloads all this information from the Internet, based on the ISBN of the book, or by searching by author or title. eKitaab is designed to be extremely safe for the eBooks.
  • elateXam
    elateXam is a solution for e-assessment for university settings.
  • ETH Lecture Communicator
    a tool to improve classroom interaction between instructors and their students. It enables the instructor to create and carry out in-class online assessments, and facilitates organized instant communication for large classes. It is intended to improve the overall quality of a lecture by providing the instructor with continuous feedback on the students' understanding of the material. The system is based on a network infrastructure (e.g., a Wireless LAN) and portable computers brought to class
  • Exam4Fun
    Exam4Fun is an examination program designed to test your vocabulary. It allows user to create their own sets of questions and choose from different type of exam (Flashcard, etc.). Several features will be added to this quiz program.
  • Flare
    Foreign Language Software - Providing an interactive environment for learning a foreign language
  • GenealogyJ
    GenealogyJ is a full-featured standalone application that can handle all of your genealogic information. Read more
  • GNU Gluco Control
    helps you to manage your diabetes. You will find detailed tables, diagrams and statistics. It is platform independent and is written in java
  • Greenstone
    Greenstone is a complete digital library creation, management, and distribution package for Unix, Windows, and Mac OS X. Users create collections by gathering a set of input documents, specifying a configuration file, and running the build script. It provides full-text and fielded searching, browsable indexes, customised formatting, metadata extraction (acronyms, languages, etc), a Z39.50 client, and many other features. It supports many input formats, the interface is configurable and multi-lingual, and collections can be distributed on the Web or on CD-ROM. Read more
  • HL7 Browser
    HL7 Browser is a tool that allows health care professionals to simplify the analysis and editing of HL7 records. Its main features are a tree-based message browser, a table-based reporting utility, and a TCP/IP MLLP network tool for sending and receiving messages over the network.
  • iDiet
    iDiet is a diet management tool that helps people choose, customize, and follow their diet. Several diets are supported (e.g. Atkins, Summer Fresh, The Zone, Weight Watchers, Body for Life), with details for every one of them.
  • J-Bird
    a database system for recording observations of birds. Observations might be life ticks or ticks made on a day-to-day basis. The database is structured around the idea of a daily trip or excursion. Trip data include date, locality, key words or phrases, and notes as well as the region in which the trip occurred
  • Jalmus
    Jalmus is a free, open source music education software helping the musicians, specially pianists, to improve their sight-reading. You can train to read music with both exercises on notes or rhythms and give your answers by a MIDI keyboard. Jalmus is a multilingual software supporting English, French, Spanish, and German languages. Read more
  • Java Stencil Report
    Java Stencil Report is designed to write school reports in a fast way by a set of user-inserted sentences. It has a small vector graphics editor to create a full customizable print model. Java Stencil Report is designed for schools, but can be used to write any kind of judgement.
  • JBook
    lets users retrieve, read, and bookmark electronic texts, primarily from Project Gutenberg but eventually from other sources
  • JBookShelf
    JBookShelf is an electronic book collection organizer and reader.
  • JDiveLog
    JDiveLog is an open source diver's logbook for logging scuba dives. Features include the ability to import UDCF data or data from Suunto and Uwatec computers, profile generation, statistics, search functionality, image management and a web page generator.
    a computational model of human language acquisition. It is written entirely in Java and currently acquires a protolanguage of nouns and verbs language based on visual perception
  • JILetters
    JILetters is a small python based application to help young children to learn letters of the alphabet (western), building on the application lletters.
  • JIV
    JIV is software for visualization and side-by-side comparison of multiple 3D image datasets. While it was originally designed for remote data access (through the WWW), it can be used as a traditional (local) application as well.
  • jMemorize
    jMemorize manages your flashcards by the famous Leitner system and makes memorizing facts not only more efficient but also more fun. It manages your whole learning progress and features categories, statistics and a visually appealing and intuitive interface.
  • JNutrix
    JNutrix is a small program that lets you search for over 130 nutrient values (protein, sugar, fat, etc.) of over 5,400 foods in the latest Canadian government's food composition database (2005). The database is included with the binary distribution.
  • JobimText
    JobimText provides a software solution for automatic text expansion using contextualized distributional similarity.
  • jSpellCorrect
    jSpellCorrect is a Java implementation of a statistical spelling checking algorithm.
  • jTarot
    jTarot is your own personal advisor based on the wisdom of the tarot which can be directly traced to the fifteenth century (1420-1440), northern Italy.
  • jTranslit
    program for converting English transliterated text to Russian and Hebrew (possibly others in the future). It's written in Java and has a GUI
  • jVLT
    jVLT is a vocabulary learning tool. Examples containing one or many of the vocabulary words may be specified. jVLT also can perform quizzes, querying only those words which you frequently did not know in the past or which have not been queried for a long time. During a quiz, jVLT shows the examples of each word, letting you better memorize its usage. Read more
  • jWordSplitter
    jWordSplitter is a small Java program and library for splitting German compound words.
  • KiGa
    KiGa is an extendable tool to store, manage, search and print the data records (about 50 domain specific properties) of children in a German Kindergarten. It may be used (with some modifications) in primary schools (German Grundschule) as well.
  • LanguageTool
    LanguageTool is a style and grammar checker that currently supports English, German, and Polish. It scans the words and their part-of-speech tags for occurrences of error patterns, which are defined in an XML file. LanguageTool should be used after spelling has been corrected.
  • linxvideos
    a JAVA film collection manager for managing your divX files, mpeg, DVD, etc... ready to use with linux and windows, etc
    LMS OLAT (Online Learning And Training) is an enterprise class learning management system. It is 100% pure Java, and designed as a centralized campus LMS.
  • Matterhorn
    Matterhorn is open source software to produce, manage and distribute academic audio and video content, especially lecture recordings. Read more
  • MeD's Movie Manager
    MeD's Movie Manager is a simple to use, yet customizable, movie manager. It gets the movies info from IMDb, and episode info from
  • Medialibrary
    Medialibrary is a multi-platform free software that lets you catalog your media files ( CD-Rs, DVDs...) Its main purpose is to reference your media files in a category tree with any comment.
  • Memorize Words Flashcard System
    Memorize Words Flashcard System is a fully automated multimedia Leitner flashcard program for learning English. It automatically retrieves meanings, word usages, and the pronunciation of a flashcard word in audio from the Internet. It also puts related Google pictures into flashcards.
  • Montessori Bells
    Montessori Bells introduces children to discrimination of musical sounds by pairing and grading. The bells are also a musical instrument for children to play.
  • MyChineseFlashCards
    The goal of MyChineseFlashCards is to ease the visual and auditory memorization of the 1000 most used Chinese characters. To reach that goal, MyChineseFlashcards allows the user to learn characters with flash cards method; to access the characters of the dictionary in random, ascending, or descending order; to filter the characters, using one of 31 available filters; and to consult statistics on characters.
  • NetHomeServer
    The NetHomeServer is an open source software/hardware project for home automation. The functionality of the home automation server is to integrate functions like lamp control, temperature measurements and control of audio and video equipment into one framework where it is possible to mix and match devices from different vendors and build features which integrate functions from all kind of units.
  • Onapos
    Onapos is a simple, extensible collections manager.
  • pafcalc
    Planted Aquarium Ferilizers Calculator (pafcalc) helps in calculations related to DIY fertilizers for planted aquariums.
  • Pauker
    Pauker is a generic flashcard program written in Java. It uses an innovative combination of ultra-short term, short term and long term memory. Read more
  • Pavlov
    a Java multiple choice teaching program. Easy to write, pluggable question selection strategies & user feedback modules optimize time spent learning huge amounts of info stored in XML libraries. Also library editor and general use packages
  • Poddy Home
    Poddy Home is a multimedia application that can replace your CD player, DVD player, all your CDs and DVDs, and your collection of videos by storing them on your computer. It gives you easy, fast, and intuitive access to your media collection without the need to search for the disc itself.
  • RacePoint
    RacePoint is software targeted at club admins for managing a pigeon racing season.
  • Recipe Indexer
    Recipe Indexer is designed for the cook who has a large number of cookbooks but a lousy memory. Instead of retyping each recipe into the system, this app will help index existing recipes for easy location and cross-referencing.
  • Rememorizer
    Rememorizer is a flash card program that aids in efficient memorization. It helps you to memorize items around 10 to 50 times faster than with regular flash cards. Similar to SuperMemo.
  • Sakai CLE
    The Sakai Collaboration and Learning Environment (CLE) is a full-featured open source system supporting technology-enabled teaching, learning, research, and ad-hoc project collaboration for education. Read more
  • ScreenSpy
    ScreenSpy records what your computer is doing while you are away. It takes a screenshot every second or so and sends it to an FTP server of your choice. It could be used to check which Web sites your children are visiting when you are away or if they are approached by inappropriate individuals on MySpace.
  • SportTool
    a training log for a cycling and rowing enthusiast. The training log tracks distance, average speed, elapsed time, heart rate, weather conditions, route difficulty, etc. The program allows you to print training reports for an arbitrary period
  • Teacher Control Panel
    Teacher Control Panel allows a teacher to monitor, lock and operate student computers and broadcast his screen to them.
  • TextCite: Publication Quotation Manager Beta
    TextCite is a program for organizing and commenting textual citations from texts (books, articles, or other published works) for use in producing scientific or academic publications. You can organize by publication, author, category, or outline. It works with bibliographic management programs like Citation, EndNote, RefWorks, and BibTeX, providing important text/citation management capabilities that these programs lack, while still allowing for rapid footnote and bibliography generation by means of your favorite bibliography manager. It also exports to PDF and Word (RTF).
  • TheCurves
    TheCurves is an application that plots a parameterized family of curves based on algebraic formulas specified by the user. It is meant as an educational tool for mathematics, physics, and engineering.
  • UltraKiss
    UltraKiss is a general image processing tool that supports event driven actions and the ability to overlay of graphic images. UltraKiss is both an application viewer and a development environment. The viewer displays graphic pages or scenes where each scene can show a different artistic theme for your work.
  • VinoBase
    VinoBase is a software for hobby winegrowers who wish to manage/document their different preparations, recipes, yeast, etc.
  • VIVO
    VIVO is an open source semantic web project built on the Jena semantic web framework, and is an application to facilitate the discovery of researchers and collaborators across the country and internationally. Read more
  • Vocabularium
    Vocabularium creates Spanish-English podcasts to help with vocabulary learning. A vocabulary topic and the subtopics which you want to include in the podcast can be selected.
  • Vocabulary Builder
    Vocabulary Builder is a vocabulary building program! Use it to practice for SAT, GRE, GMAT or any vocabulary intensive examinations, or simply to increase your vocabulary.
  • WeiLiYu
    WeiLiYu is a freely available pinyin/Chinese character learning game. The name means "feed the koi", which is the object of the game. Playing this game will improve your pinyin and Chinese reading skills.
  • Wheel 'O Yum
    The Wheel 'O Yum is a program to assist in deciding where to eat. All too often, excess time is spent among groups trying to decide. The Wheel 'O Yum allows people to vote on their favorite restaurants and spin the wheel for a random restaurant.
  • words
    words is software for improving your English vocabulary. It can useful when preparing for the GRE, GMAT, SAT, or any other vocabulary intensive examination.
  • WorldStation
    (commercial) a Java-based control panel to control the Ten-Tec DSP RX-320 shortwave receiver. The RX-320 is a "black box" radio which has no front-panel and is controlled via your PC's serial port
  • XCard
    XCard is a flashcard application designed to help students memorize words faster. XCard is what is called a Leitner based French flashcard program because words are categorized from lesser known words to known words. When a word is correctly entered, it will traverse from the lesser known category to the greater known category. In the case of XCard, the categories are smiley faces on the main screen. You can select what category of words that you would like to work on by simply clicking on the smiley faces so that the smiley face has a yellow background. XCard also has the capability to translate from English to French and the ability to pronounce the word in both languages.
  • Zekr
    Zekr is an open platform for research and development on the Holly Quran. It is a Quran based project, planned to be a universal, open source, cross-platform application to perform most of the usual refers to Quran.

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