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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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SwiFTP is an open-source FTP server that allows you to connect to your phone over wifi or cellular/3g to upload and download files. Any FTP client can be used.


  • 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.
  • ShellVocabTrainer
    ShellVocabTrainer is a small program which runs in your shell. It lets you create your own vocabulary files and the program will test and evaluate your knowledge of their contents.
  • 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.
  • TWSI
    TWSI is software that produces lexical substitutions in context for over 1000 frequent nouns. It processes English text.
  • 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.

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